Nurse Manager - York Hospital - Tower 2 Cardiovascular Step down unit

York, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: DNMT2

Position Summary:

Here at WellSpan York Hospital, we are looking for an experienced Nurse Manager to co- lead our Tower 2 Cardiovascular Step down unit ( transitional care are with 60 beds with telemetry).  As part of the nursing leadership team we want you to share your passion for leading a stellar group of individuals. We value the collaboration of departments across the organization, striving for a common goal of exemplary patient care. From day one, you will utilize your leadership experience to provide nurse management guidance to staff as we continue to develop as the largest healthcare network in South Central PA.


On Tower 2 our nursing staff care for a diverse population of Heart & Vascular patients.  Surgical patients such as post open heart, ventricular assist devices, vascular, and thoracic surgery encompass 40% our patient population.  The other 60% of our patient population is medical with a focus on interventional cardiology procedures, heart failure, and acute coronary syndrome. The Tower 2 team consists of: Registered Nurses, Nursing Assistants, Unit Secretary/Monitor Techs, Physicians, Rehab Medicine, and Dietary. 




  • Competitive Salary including tiered annual performance bonus
  • Generous paid time off of 5 weeks
  • Health, dental, Vision, life and disability insurance with low out of pocket premiums
  • Retirement savings plan with employer automatic contribution and employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement


 What You’ll Do

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.




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 RN (cardiovascular)


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 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 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)

Diversity & Inclusion at WellSpan

Know, Respect, Include

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. 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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