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Unit Director-4 South/Med Surg/Oncology

UPMC Memorial
York, PA

UPMC Memorial is the newest UPMC hospital in the Central PA region located in York. The 104-bed facility provides private rooms, long-term acute care, and a Level II NICU. The beautiful campus and state-of-the-art features assist in providing exceptional patient experiences and care delivery.

4 South is a medical/surgical unit with a focus on oncology care. This newly opened 24-bed unit is staffed with RNs, LPNs and Patient Care Assistants that run a 5:1 nurse to patient ratio. The unit is connected to the Hillman Cancer Center. The Unit Director is supported by an educator and a clinician to provide assistance, education, and support for the team. An asset to this unit is the addition of a nurse ally that is responsible for patient discharge planning and throughput for the unit.

The Unit Director maintains 24-hour accountability for leading and managing their assigned area in order to ensure an outstanding experience for patients and employees by continuously improving the quality of patient care, creating a healthy workplace for staff, and overseeing clinical and administrative/business functions. The Unit Director is responsible for collaborating with medical staff to monitor patient outcomes and setting clinical quality priorities, supporting shared governance through a unit-based professional practice council, and using staff feedback to implement professional and patient safety improvements, and developing a best practice climate for the growth and development of students as well as all unit employees. The Unit Director has responsibility for the oversight of selection and hiring of staff, department orientation, and fostering a culture of continuous performance management. This includes completing and delivering employee evaluations, and managing daily unit and employee performance, as well as the department budget.

The individual must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and/or interact appropriately to the ages of the patients served by his/her assigned unit as specified below. They must also demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs and to provide the care needs as described in the department policy and procedures. Minimum of four years of progressive leadership experience required with relevant clinical experience preferred. Analytical ability necessary to evaluate staff, address and improve clinical issues, and devise solutions to complex problems. Leadership ability to develop staff, establish and maintain standards of performance within a national context for professional nursing practice, and comply with administrative requirements. Superior interpersonal and communication skills sufficient to effectively create relationships to support a healing environment with patients, families, staff, physicians, and hospital personnel including senior management in both written and verbal communication. BS/BSN required at time of hire and master's degree/MSN required. If BS degree not in nursing, a master's or higher degree in Nursing is required. If master’s degree is not in nursing, a BSN is required. If the master’s degree/MSN is not present at time of hire, must be enrolled in a master’s or MSN program within one year of hire/transfer date and completed within three years of enrollment.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in practicing state.

Clearances must be dated within 90 days.

· Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

· Registered Nurse (RN)

· Act 33 with renewal

· Act 34 with renewal

· Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.

 

Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/7e7VpRfbxrAZfBWzUZx1g

PI154943103


Unit Director-ICU 4 South

UPMC Memorial
York, PA

UPMC Memorial is the newest UPMC hospital in the Central PA region located in York. The 104-bed facility provides private rooms, long-term acute care, and a Level II NICU. The beautiful campus and state-of-the-art features assist in providing exceptional patient experiences and care delivery.

4 South is a medical/surgical unit with a focus on oncology care. This newly opened 24-bed unit is staffed with RNs, LPNs and Patient Care Assistants that run a 5:1 nurse to patient ratio. The unit is connected to the Hillman Cancer Center. The Unit Director is supported by an educator and a clinician to provide assistance, education, and support for the team. An asset to this unit is the addition of a nurse ally that is responsible for patient discharge planning and throughput for the unit.

The Unit Director maintains 24-hour accountability for leading and managing their assigned area in order to ensure an outstanding experience for patients and employees by continuously improving the quality of patient care, creating a healthy workplace for staff, and overseeing clinical and administrative/business functions. The Unit Director is responsible for collaborating with medical staff to monitor patient outcomes and setting clinical quality priorities, supporting shared governance through a unit-based professional practice council, and using staff feedback to implement professional and patient safety improvements, and developing a best practice climate for the growth and development of students as well as all unit employees. The Unit Director has responsibility for the oversight of selection and hiring of staff, department orientation, and fostering a culture of continuous performance management. This includes completing and delivering employee evaluations and managing daily unit and employee performance, as well as the department budget.

The individual must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and/or interact appropriately to the ages of the patients served by his/her assigned unit as specified below. They must also demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs and to provide the care needs as described in the department policy and procedures. Minimum of four years of progressive leadership experience required with relevant clinical experience preferred. Analytical ability necessary to evaluate staff, address and improve clinical issues, and devise solutions to complex problems. Leadership ability to develop staff, establish and maintain standards of performance within a national context for professional nursing practice, and comply with administrative requirements. Superior interpersonal and communication skills sufficient to effectively create relationships to support a healing environment with patients, families, staff, physicians, and hospital personnel including senior management in both written and verbal communication. BS/BSN required at time of hire and master's degree/MSN required. If BS degree not in nursing, a Master's or higher degree in Nursing is required. If master's degree is not in nursing, a BSN is required. If the master's degree/MSN is not present at time of hire, must be enrolled in a master's or MSN program within one year of hire/transfer date and completed within three years of enrollment.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in practicing state.
Clearances must be dated within 90 days.

· Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal


UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.

About UPMC Pinnacle

UPMC Pinnacle is a nationally recognized leader in providing high-quality, patient-centered health care services in central Pennsylvania and surrounding rural communities. The not-for-profit system cares for more than 1.2 million area residents yearly, providing life-saving emergency care, essential primary care, and leading-edge diagnostic services. The UPMC Pinnacle health system includes seven acute care hospitals with 1,161 licensed beds, over 160 outpatient clinics and ancillary facilities, more than 2,900 physicians and allied health professionals, and approximately 11,000 employees. It is a health care hub serving Dauphin, Cumberland, Perry, York, Lancaster, Lebanon, Juniata, Franklin, Adams, and parts of Snyder counties.

About Our Community

Southcentral Pennsylvania offers endless possibilities: city excitement, rural respite, and suburban family life and community can all be found here. Enjoy excellent work-life balance with easy commutes to work. In addition to fabulous dining, we offer an abundance of sports, arts, cultural events, and entertainment. We are close to historically significant areas such as Gettysburg and world-famous HersheyPark and Hershey's Chocolate World.

The area offers top-rated public schools, blue-ribbon private schools, and some of Pennsylvania's top colleges and universities. Area school districts are consistently ranked in the top 20% of Pennsylvania. With affordable homes—a composite cost of living index of 99.7, compared to 126.5 in Philadelphia—it's a great place to grow a career and family.

Listed among Forbes.com “America's Most Livable Cities,” and ranked in U.S. News & World Report's “Best Cities to Live,” we are a two to three hour drive away from New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.

 

Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/DozAX5h4xeRaUenKiy284


PI154943419 

Unit Director-3 North Med Surg/Ortho

UPMC Memorial
York, PA

Job Description: UPMC Memorial is the newest UPMC hospital in the Central PA region located in York. The 104-bed facility provides private rooms, long-term acute care, and a Level II NICU.

 

Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/5DeO4mH7lnq1tdRzck42z

PI154261799

Nurse Manager - Intermediate ICU

Lancaster General Hospital
Lancaster, PA

At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role, committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal best.

We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained five year Magnet ® recognition status for the fifth time with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of the commitment to community service.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a comprehensive benefits package:

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 so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.

Job Description

HOURS: Full Time

ABOUT OUR IICU: This 18-bed unit cares for patients who are very sick but do not need placement in the ICU, and are not well enough to be placed on other medical surgical or telemetry units. The unit cares for patients who are on ventilators, are severely ill with diabetes, are facing drug and alcohol withdrawal, or have a variety of surgical needs requiring a higher level of care.

POSITION SUMMARY: Manages and is accountable for the care delivered in a patient care department or area consistent with the mission and vision of the organization. Patient care includes care to patients in the following age groups: newborn (birth to 28 days), infant (29 days through 11 months), toddler (12 months to 2 years), pre-school (3 years to 5 years), school age (6 years to 12 years), adolescent (13 years to 17 years), adult (18 years to 64 years and older adults (65 years and older).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • 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.
  • Monitor the quality of patient care and safety, maintaining designated standards according to organization’s process improvement plan.
  • Ensure evidence-based practice by participating in and involving the nursing staff in evaluative research activities.
  • Ensure shared accountability for professional practice by fostering and developing a shared governance model in the department.
  • Advocate for a work environment that minimizes work-related illness and injury.
  • Serve as a clinical resource person by providing clinical guidance and by assisting nursing personnel in assessing patient/family status to plan of nursing care.
  • Assist in department as needed and maintain specific identified Nurse Manager clinical competencies.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:

  • Monitor utilization of supplies and equipment based on established standards.
  • Participate and/or lead unit, department and interdepartmental committees.
  • Collaborate with educational personnel to plan and implement orientation and ongoing educational programs.
  • Participate in developing departmental and hospital policy and procedure and in the development of patient care standards, protocols and guidelines.
  • Participates in and actively supports research activities of the organization.
  • Depending on location, may need to occasionally serve as administrator on call or as supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse, issued by the PA State Board of Nursing.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) or higher level nursing degree is required.
  • Applicable certifications may be required for certain roles.
  • One (1) year of experience serving in a leadership role. (examples include but not limited to Clinical Ladder participation, committee chair or participation in Nurse Manager Residency Program).
  • Five (5) years of clinical experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Five (5) years as staff nurse in a related field.
  • Five (5) years of previous management experience or participation in management courses.
  • For internal candidates, if eligible, Clinical Ladder.

This position is located in Lancaster, PA. #LI-MD1

Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.

Disclaimer

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

Nurse Manager - Trauma Neuro Unit

Lancaster General Hospital
Lancaster, PA

Job Description

ABOUT OUR TRAUMA NEURO UNIT: This 16-bed critical care unit cares for patients with trauma and neurological injuries including blunt injuries from falls, motor vehicle accidents, gunshot wounds, stabbings, farm accidents, strokes, brain bleeds, brain tumors, and seizures. Lancaster General Hospital is a Level I Trauma Center. RNs are PALS are certified to support acute care of pediatric patients prior to transport. There is also a primary stroke center with thrombectomy capability, which allows patients to stay close to home.

POSITION SUMMARY: Manages and is accountable for the care delivered in a patient care department or area consistent with the mission and vision of the organization. Patient care includes care to patients in the following age groups: newborn (birth to 28 days), infant (29 days through 11 months), toddler (12 months to 2 years), pre-school (3 years to 5 years), school age (6 years to 12 years), adolescent (13 years to 17 years), adult (18 years to 64 years and older adults (65 years and older).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • 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.
  • Monitor the quality of patient care and safety, maintaining designated standards according to organization’s process improvement plan.
  • Ensure evidence-based practice by participating in and involving the nursing staff in evaluative research activities.
  • Ensure shared accountability for professional practice by fostering and developing a shared governance model in the department.
  • Advocate for a work environment that minimizes work-related illness and injury.
  • Serve as a clinical resource person by providing clinical guidance and by assisting nursing personnel in assessing patient/family status to plan of nursing care.
  • Assist in department as needed and maintain specific identified Nurse Manager clinical competencies.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:

  • Monitor utilization of supplies and equipment based on established standards.
  • Participate and/or lead unit, department and interdepartmental committees.
  • Collaborate with educational personnel to plan and implement orientation and ongoing educational programs.
  • Participate in developing departmental and hospital policy and procedure and in the development of patient care standards, protocols and guidelines.
  • Participates in and actively supports research activities of the organization.
  • Depending on location, may need to occasionally serve as administrator on call or as supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse, issued by the PA State Board of Nursing.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) or higher level nursing degree is required.
  • Applicable certifications may be required for certain roles.
  • One (1) year of experience serving in a leadership role. (examples include but not limited to Clinical Ladder participation, committee chair or participation in Nurse Manager Residency Program).
  • Five (5) years of clinical experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Five (5) years as staff nurse in a related field.
  • Five (5) years of previous management experience or participation in management courses.
  • For internal candidates, if eligible, Clinical Ladder.

This position requires a Professional License/Certification.

This position requires PA Child Abuse and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances.

This position is located in Lancaster, PA. #LI-MD1

Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.

Disclaimer

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

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