Nurse Manager - 4 Main Medical/ Telemetry

York, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 66283

Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the Director-Clinical Services, manages the daily operations and work activities of professional nursing and nursing support staff.

4 Main at York Hospital is a 23 bed Medical Telemetry unit consisting of 9 private rooms and 7 semi-private rooms, serving patients 18 years and older with a variety of medical diagnoses including, but not necessarily limited to, pneumonia, asthma/bronchitis, COPD, pulmonary embolism, diabetes, electrolyte imbalance, GI bleed, stable angina, congestive heart failure, stroke, substance abuse withdrawal, altered mental status and falls.

Our unit provides care to patients in both the acute and recovery phase of illness. If a patients’ condition deteriorates, the patient will be transferred to a more intense level of care in an appropriate intensive care unit. As the patients’ condition improves, plans will be finalized for appropriate disposition at discharge facilitated with case management. This could include home care with necessary community services, rehabilitation facility, personal care home, or extended care facility. 

A full range of services is provided to meet the needs of the adult population of York County and surrounding areas.  In addition to acute care, education, psycho-social, clinical pathway and policies, multidisciplinary team rounds and care coordination are provided in order to give complete care of our population. 

York Hospital Nursing supports the mission and vision through a centralized department of nursing. We strive to be the best in the eyes of our patients, family, staff, and community by providing safe, evidence based practice leading to exemplary outcomesEach professional nurse accepts the accountability and responsibility for his/her professional practice by fostering an environment that supports leading change, responding to the healthcare needs of our community and advancing health. Nurses at YH are lifelong learners who value continued professional development and education. They are role models in honesty, responsibility, upholding human dignity, ease of human suffering and equality of all patients. Helping others in need and improving the quality of life for all is the act of behaving in a manner defined by the profession. YH nurses are active participants in decisions about patient care and nursing practice, and commit to upholding professional nursing standards at local, state and national levels.

 

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 System’s 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.
 

 

Qualifications:

3-5 years as Nurse Leader

Bachelor's Degree

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  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

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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)