The Nurse Manager assumes 24 hour accountability for the operation of the designated patient care unit. This includes the provision of leadership to improve patient care, enhance professional development and achieve nursing goals. - Regularly meets with employees to improve communication and to build productive relationships. - Works with UPHS leadership, clinical leadership, and Entity leadership in developing programs, services and initiatives to anticipate future customer needs, build customer loyalty and generate profitable growth. - Establish/update processes and work practices for the unit/department: - Manage team and individual performance in alignment with the UPHS vision of service excellence - Establish/update processes and work practices for the unit/department. - Manage team and individual performance in alignment within the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) Six Aims for Improvement. - Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local regulatory standards and requirements, including JCAHO, Department of Health, funding agencies, FDA, HIPAA, HCFA, DPW and others - Demonstrates understanding of Magnet standards and aligns organization to meet them. - Management - Proactively develops change management strategy for major organizational activities and events - Provides vision and leadership for Nursing Practice Model. - Participates in the selection, career development and annual performance review of their staff and peers as requested. - In collaboration with Clinical Nurse Specialist, shares/disseminates to Nurses, and other clinical leaders, and administrators throughout Entity, research-based clinical nursing interventions and health service delivery models that have demonstrated potential to improve patient care and achieve cost savings.
Currently licensed Registered Nurse in Pennsylvania
BSN required. Master's Degree required or currently enrolled in Master’s Degree program.
Minimum of five years of full-time or full-time equivalent of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse.Two years of which is management experience preferred.
Evidence of excellent interpersonal relationships and communication skills. Consistently self-directed and a self starter, leader and facilitator of group dynamics. Ability to work ideas through from idea to implementation and evaluation.
Demonstrated ability to think creatively and build consensus around a common vision. Independent in decision making and activities.
Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, cultural, educational, safety and related criteria appropriate to the age of the patients served in his/her assigned area.
We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.
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