Nurse Manager - Adult Psychiatric Inpatient - Day

York, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 73755

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Full time (80 hours biweekly)

Weekdays, daytime hours but may need to come in on off shifts and weekends as needed 

 

Lead a team that is committed to:

  • Transforming the way Behavioral Health is delivered in the United States
  • Finding a Better Way
  • Working Together As One
  • Cultivating Agility while Navigating Uncertain Times as a Multi-Disciplinary Team
  • Building a Synergetic Team Supporting Educational Achievements and Advanced Practice
  • Creating a Safe and Inclusive Work Environment to Make Every Person Feel Welcomed, Respected and Valued

 

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 on assigned unit.

 

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

 

  • Minimum Experience:
    • 3 - 5 years
  • Minimum Education:
    • Bachelor's Degree
  • Preferred Certification:
    • Certification as a Nurse Executive
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 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.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • 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

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy and intention of the System to maintain consistent and equal treatment toward applicants and employees of all job classifications without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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)