Are you a dynamic, nurse leader looking for the next step in your nursing career?
GBMC HealthCare System is seeking a nurse manager for our 48 bed Postpartum unit and Newborn Nursery. We are currently looking for an experienced manager that can assist in steering this team on our organizational journey to redesign care and improve safety, clinical outcomes, the patient experience, and staff engagement. This manager will work collaboratively with the Managers, Assistant Director, and Director of the Maternal Child Health Division.
Our community hospital averages over 4000 deliveries per year. These two units have separate staff, the postpartum and nursery teams partner together to care for the mother/baby dyad. Our postpartum unit cares for not only newly delivered mothers, but also antepartum and readmitted postpartum patients. Our nursery care includes well babies from 34 weeks gestation to 40+ weeks.
We have a strong lactation team that focuses on supporting the mothers’ breastfeeding goals and improving exclusive breastfeeding rates. As the nurse manager, you will have responsibility for approximately 90 FTEs, and be supported by the unit-based RN3 and RN4 leaders in our Professional Excellence Model (PEM). These leaders have scheduled office time to help the unit with education, quality and safety initiatives, and leadership responsibilities such as scheduling and payroll.
Under limited supervision, you will manage the clinical nursing practice and patient care delivery of the postpartum unit and newborn nursery, while being accountable for the human, fiscal and other resources.
BSN with a commitment to attain a Master's degree in 5 years.
At least 2 years of leadership experience
Substantial interpersonal and verbal communication skills required in order to provide effective leadership to assigned staff, maintain effective contacts with patients, visitors, physicians and a variety of Medical Center personnel.
Mentoring and development of staff.
Analytical skills necessary to organize and oversee the work of others and to develop and administer sound policies, procedures, budgets and nursing practices.
Registered Nurse license in the state of Maryland.
Completion of "Healthcare Provider" CPR course.
Ability to stand and walk almost constantly (up to 80% of work time) and occasionally (up to 20% of work time) life and position patients.
Normal healthcare environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, temperature, and the like.
Up to 50% of work time exposed to adverse working conditions due to performance of certain patient care activities.
Conditions of Employment
Current licensure and CPR
Certification in specialty.
Internal Number: 32360
About GBMC Healthcare System
GBMC HealthCare, Inc. is a private, not-for-profit corporation that owns and operates Greater Baltimore Medical Center, a regional community hospital in Towson, Maryland, two miles north of Baltimore City. GBMC HealthCare is comprised of Greater Baltimore Medical Center, GBMC Health Partners, Greater Baltimore Health Alliance, and Gilchrist. the largest not-for-profit hospice organization in the state of Maryland.
The mission of GBMC is to provide medical care and service of the highest quality to each patient leading to health, healing and hope.
As our national healthcare system evolves, for GBMC to maintain its status as a provider of the highest quality medical care to our community, we must transform our philosophy and organizational structure, and develop a model system for delivering patient-centered care. We define patient-centered care as care that manages the patient's health effectively and efficiently while respecting the perspective and experience of the patient and the patient's family.
To every patient, every time, we will provide the care that we would want for our own loved ones!