Nurse Manager- York Hospital Behavioral Health- FT

York, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 48935

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General Summary:


The Nurse Manager oversees the daily assignments and nursing staff activities of a specific inpatient unit. Provides direction to the Clinical Charge Nurse in problem-solving clinical issues. Provides coverage in the absence of the RN Case Manager and the In-House Nursing Supervisor as needed. The Nurse Manager collaborates with Access, Clinical Directors and nursing leadership to facilitate admissions per the ATI process.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  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.

 

Required Skills
  • Strong communication skills required to provide supervisory instructions, feedback in group settings, and written summaries of investigatory matters, incidents reports, etc.
  • Demonstrated skill in effective leadership and mediation. 
  • Demonstrated ability to be organized and prioritize actions based on need and outcome analysis. 
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Team player.
Required Experience
  1. BSN required
  2. Licensed RN in the state of PA

About WellSpan
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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