Nurse Manager- York Hospital- Mother Baby

York, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: DMBaby

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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.  

 

General Summary:


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.

WSH Nursing Philosophy


The mission of WellSpan Health, “Working as one to improve health through exceptional care for all, lifelong well-ness, and healthy communities” provides the guiding path for the Department of Nursing. WSH nurses “work as one” across diverse nursing environments to support care for all, including patients, family, self, and colleagues. WellSpan Health (WSH) nurses provide a healing environment while delivering compassionate, holistic patient and family centered care. WSH nurses are committed to nursing excellence and providing safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable care in the best interest of the patient.
Evidence-based practice is the foundation of clinical and administrative decision-making leading to empirical outcomes-driven care. When evidence is not available to inform practice, WSH nurses con-tribute to the advancement of the science of Nursing by conducting research. WSH nurses are innovators and embrace the use of advanced technology to provide exemplary patient care. WSH nurses practice to the full extent of their education and scope of practice and in accordance to professional and regulatory standards.
Transformational nurse leaders at WSH develop caring relationships through interpersonal encounters, demonstrating a strong commitment to teamwork in the pursuit of high-quality, cost-effective healthcare. Continuous performance improvement is embedded in daily practice. WSH nurse leaders employ an open communication style and utilize just culture in their decision-making, acting as vision-ary change agents and progressive catalysts for healthcare reform.
WSH supports nurses by creating intentional and individualized professional journeys focused on life-long learning and continuous professional development that promotes the provision of exemplary nursing care. A shared decision-making governance structure promotes involvement of direct care nurses within a collaborative interprofessional environment. Nursing care is delivered in an age-appropriate and culturally sensitive manner, individualized according to the needs of the patient. WSH nurses strive to know and respect each of our patients as a person with unique needs and care for our community in a variety of settings from ambulatory to inpatient and on a continuum of health that spans from illness to wellness.

 

 
Required Skills

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

Required Experience

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

 


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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