Join our stellar team of professionals in this co-manager opportunity for our Maternity Unit at York Hospital. This specialized unit consists of 41 private rooms with a focus on antepartum, postpartum, newborns, lactation and GYN patients.
Under the general supervision of the Director-Clinical Services, manages the daily operations and work activities of professional nursing and nursing support staff in the Maternity Unit at York Hospital. The maternity unit focuses on the needs of the antepartum mother, couplet care during the postpartum phase of childbirth and has a dedicated nursery for up to 6 infants. Women may also experience post operative care on this unit following gyn surgical procedures. Care is provided in 41 private rooms.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The following are essential job accountabilities: 1 Recommends staffing levels as per professional organizations staffing guidelines. Structures an adequate staffing mix of competent personnel for all shifts by supervising and approving the development, preparation, and maintenance of staffing schedules that meet department/unit needs and ANA staffing principles. 2 Ensures that appropriate nursing standards and practices are developed and implemented as a result of research and non-research findings. Maintain established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental, and infection control standards as per National Patient Safety goals, agency, and state regulations. 3 Identifies patient/client needs and develops quality programs to meet those needs; uses outcomes data to direct quality improvement action plans. Encourages staff to resolve patient/family concerns in a timely manner, and assists staff when necessary. 4 Monitors all high risk and complicated cases; ensures appropriate nursing interventions are implemented. 5 Initiates or makes recommendations for personnel actions using a Just Culture model and as per the Systems Human Resources policies. 6 Ensures staff education in appropriate communication to protect patient confidentiality. Advocates social/professional equity among staff; promotes culturally congruent patient care. 7 Acts as a role model/mentor to charge nurses and staff; creates an empowered shared decision-making environment; promotes staff participation in Shared Decision-making activities; establishes a vision/goal for succession planning. 8 Consults with other specialists as required and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.
At least 3-5 years of experience in the role of nurse manager or assistant nurse manager
At least 3-5 years of experience mother-baby, GYN, Maternity, or labor & delivery as a RN
Pennsylvania RN license
BSN required or in active pursuit of a Masters Degree
Certification as a Nurse Executive at time of hire or within 2 years of hire
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WellSpan Health is a nationally recognized, integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. Our organization comprises more than 15,000 employees in 140 patient-care locations.
Six respected hospitals serving York, Adams, Lebanon and Lancaster counties. A multispecialty medical group that employs more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. A level 3 NICU (WellSpan York Hospital and WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital). Central Pennsylvania's most comprehensive behavioral health organization (one of the largest in the country) and a home care organization.
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