Lancaster General Health Nurse Manager in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Nurse Manager


LG Health


Women and Babies Hospital WBHLG


WBH - Women's Health Ctr (Gyn)



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  • This position is located at Women's & Babies Hospital in Lancaster, PA. SUMMARY: Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine is currently seeking a Nurse Manager for our Women's Health Center and Couplet Care nursing unit at our Women's & Babies Hospital. The Nurse Manager would manage and be accountable for the care delivered in both patient care departments and areas consistent with the mission and vision of the organization. Hours would be fulltime, primarily dayshift. PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: Develop and implement departmental objectives based on organizational goals. Develop and implement appropriate staffing and scheduling assignments. In order to drive departmental performance, assignments will reflect appropriate utilization of personnel, considering scope of practice, competencies, patient needs and complexity of care. Accept departmental accountability for current and new practices, clinical programs and systems necessary to support changing patient care needs. Accept organizational accountability for services provided to recipients. Develop, implement, monitor and be accountable for the budget for the defined area(s) of responsibility. · Evaluate job performance of unit personnel by completing staff performance appraisals and competency assessments and by monitoring performance on an ongoing basis. Coordinate nursing care with other healthcare disciplines to maximize patient care outcomes and resource allocation. · Evaluate patient, family, physician and staff satisfaction. Implement actions to establish improvements. · Ensure appropriate orientation, education, credentialing, and continuing professional development for assigned personnel. · Using input from staff, oversee recruitment, selection, and retention of personnel that are representative of the population diversity. Utilize various motivational strategies to increase staff morale and also provide counseling for employees as appropriate. REQUIREMENTS: · Current licensure as a Registered Nurse, issued by the PA Board of Nursing. · Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) is required. · One (1) year of experience serving in a leadership role is required. (Examples include but not limited to Clinical Ladder 4 participation, committee chair or participation in Nurse Manager Residency Program). · Five (5) years of clinical experience required. · Applicable certifications may be required for certain roles. · For internal candidates, if eligible, Clinical Ladder IV required. · Five (5) years as staff nurse in a related field is preferred. · Five (5) years of previous management experience or participation in management courses is preferred. This position requires a Professional License/Certification. This position requires PA Child Abuse and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances.