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Associate Director of Nursing - Emergency Department

Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA

Temple University Hospital is a nationally respected teaching hospital on Temple University's bustling Health Sciences Center campus. The hospital provides a comprehensive array of healthcare services both basic and complex to patients from around the corner, across the country and around the world. As the chief clinical training site for the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, the hospital provides a dynamic environment for high-quality care, teaching, and cutting-edge research.

The Associate Director of Nursing role will provide advanced leadership, consultation and coordination for nursing activities, as well as integration of those activities with TUH nursing strategic plan. Directs the nursing care provided to patients in multiple settings. Maintains standards of service excellence and nursing practice. Develops evidence-based policies, procedures, and work processes to ensure provision of quality patient care. Responsible for staffing, budget, control of expenses, continuing development and education of staff and managers, performance improvement, and human resource management. Supervises, evaluates, guides and counsels nursing leadership staff in their work performance. National certification in Nursing or Healthcare related specialty preferred.

Education

    • Masters Degree : Nursing (Required)
    • Bachelors Degree : Nursing (Required)
    • High School Diploma or Equivalent (Required)
    • Combination of relevant education and experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

Experience

    • 2 years experience in Nursing Leadership (Required)

License/Certifications

    • RN-LIC - PA Registered Nurse License (Required)
    • ANCC - Amer Nurses Credentialing Center (Preferred)
    • Child Abuse & FBI Clearances required

Apply online

Direct all questions to Kathleen.Welsh2@tuhs.temple.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer

Unit Director - Emergency Department

UPMC Horizon
Farrell, PA and Greenville, PA

Are you a seasoned Clinical leader with a passion for mentoring/coaching nurses and improving the overall patient experience? UPMC Horizon is currently seeking a Unit Director to oversee our Emergency Departments located in Farrell, PA and Greenville, PA.

Desired Experience

  • Minimum of 4 years of progressive leadership experience required with relevant clinical experience preferred.
  • BSN required at time of hire or transfer into position.
  • Masters degree in Nursing or related health care field required, either at time of hire/transfer, or must be enrolled in a program within one year of hire/transfer date and completed within three years of enrollment. (i.e. public health, informational technology, administration, etc.)

When you work for UPMC, you’ll have the opportunity to truly change lives; we strive to provide the best in patient care, while encouraging you to grow and innovate daily. Our nursing teams require a willingness to learn and a passion for providing top notch patient care, while upholding UPMC's values!

Our Unit Director position includes:

  • Great company culture
  • Rewarding career path with room for growth
  • Excellent benefits package

If interested, please apply.

Once you have applied, we will be able to reach out and connect with you about potential next steps. If you are not interested in this position but would like to explore other career opportunities with UPMC, please visit our career site at https://careers.upmc.com.

System Director of Patient Experience

Main Line Health
Bryn Mawr, PA

Position: System Director of Patient Experience
Entity: Main Line Services – Nursing Administration; Bryn Mawr, PA
Shift: Fulltime, Day Shift
Travel: Required between Entities as Needed
Grade: 117

Main Line Health, with over 11,000 employees and 2,000 physician practices, is suburban Philadelphia's most comprehensive health care resource, offering a full range of medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, psychiatric and emergency services. We are composed of five hospitals, a medical research institute, physician practices and other specialized facilities and services. Main Line Health is committed to the highest standards of patient care, education and research.

Main Line Health has achieved numerous honors and awards and has been nationally recognized by Press Ganey, Truven Analytics, The Joint Commission and other health care ratings organizations for its high quality patient care. We have received Magnet® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the nation’s highest award for recognizing excellence in nursing care. At Main Line Health, we have made it our mission to provide patients with a superior patient experience. This translates to the consistent delivery of safe, high quality clinical care in the absence of preventable harm

Why Work for Main Line Health?

We are committed to providing exceptional care with empathy and compassion for people at all stages in life. Our Diversity, Respect and Inclusion Initiative celebrates our differences and our similarities. Ultimately, we want everyone to feel respected for who they are. Main Line Health has consistently been ranked among the best places to work by Best Places to Work in PA and the Philadelphia Business Journal. We also rank among Modern Healthcare's top 100 places in the nation to work in health care. Our physicians and employees speak highly of the work environment at Main Line Health

Seeking a System Director of Patient Experience

The System Director of Patient Experience/HCAHPS provides direction and strategy to plan, coordinate and execute superior patient experience initiatives across the system to assure high levels of patient, family, visitor, and physician satisfaction enhancing and supporting hospital growth and achieving success in HCAHPS and Press Ganey scores.

In collaboration with the System Patient Experience Steering Committee, this position jointly identifies, determines, and enforces the policies, practices, and procedures to ensure performance and service excellence. This individual serves as the system expert in customer service and patient satisfaction to elevate and sustain service results throughout the system and to provide overall strategies and tactics as a means of elevating and/or maintaining outstanding service outcomes and results.

Education:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • At least one degree must be in nursing (i.e., BSN or MSN). A Masters degree is required and may be in a related field if BSN is held.
  • Ability to communicate proficiently in English to perform job duties.

Licensures & Certifications:

  • A current PA RN License.

Experience:

  • Prior leadership, quality improvement or project work experience preferred.
  • Previous experience in Patient Satisfaction highly preferred.

Come lead our Patient Experience Team!

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits including tuition reimbursement, 403B matching savings plan, a pension plan, and a generous paid time off program. To be considered, please apply online with your resume at https://www.mainlinehealth.org/careers.

Applicants must certify that they have not used tobacco products or nicotine in any form in the 90-days prior to submitting an application to Main Line Health. This will be verified during pre-employment testing.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Clinical Director of Nursing - Medical/Surgical

Einstein Medical Center
Philadelphia, PA

Job ID #: 21621
Employment Type: Full - Time
Location: Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia
Weekends Required? No
Rotation Required? No
On-Call Required? Yes
Entity: Tabor Acute Care
Department: Nursing Administration - TB
Shift: day
Biweekly Hours: 80
Experience Required: 7 - 10 Years
Education Required: Masters Degree

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Drives efficient, effective, and patient centered care with a strong focus on quality, outcomes, including patient experience, and medical staff and employee engagement
  • Overseeing the operations of Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia Medical/Surgical Nursing Services
  • Change agent for the provision of high quality services
  • Plays a key role in driving Culture of Service and Safety and leading Magnet imperatives
  • Financial/budgetary oversight of designated areas of responsibility
  • Assist in development/prioritization of capital budget and related purchases
  • Complete formalized operational assessment
  • Assess staffing schedules and overall FTEs
  • Prepare monthly report of determined metrics, evaluate all Medical/Surgical Managers/Leaders
  • Responsible for developing, revising and implementing policies and processes
  • Participate in Network Nursing; Leadership and Director Meetings; Medical/Surgical Services Shared Governance; and Planning Activities

If you possess the following qualifications, please apply immediately:

  • Registered nurse eligible for licensure in the state of Pennsylvania required
  • BSN and MSN required, certification and Magnet experience preferred
  • Minimum 5 years recent and progressive managerial experience required
  • Experience in Urban, Teaching Hospital required
  • Six or more years Medical/Surgical Experience required
  • Excellent communication skills, demonstrated success in partnering and communicating with physicians and other organizational leaders to achieve optimal program results
  • Proven leader with the ability to motivate and inspire people, mentor nursing leaders, and to recruit, retain and mentor staff
  • Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced and changing environment with multiple priorities and objectives
  • High energy and action oriented with a willingness to step in and learn the details whenever necessary
  • Proven record in financial acumen, including establishing and maintaining budgets

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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Nurse Manager, Behavioral Health Unit

Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, PA

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Pennsylvania Hospital is looking for a Nurse Manager of Behavioral Health. This position provides support across all Behavioral Health units. The Nurse Manager assumes 24-hour accountability for the operation of the designated patient care unit(s). This includes the provision of leadership to improve patient care, enhance professional development and achieve nursing goals.

A description of each unit is listed below.

4 Spruce

4 Spruce is a 24-bed secure inpatient unit at Pennsylvania Hospital providing comprehensive, acute, short-term assessment and treatment for adult patients with a wide variety of psychiatric symptoms and conditions. The service works closely with many mental health and social service agencies and private providers to meet the medical and social support needs of patients returning to the community.

The goal of treatment of 4 Spruce is to stabilize patients quickly and to reintegrate them into supportive outpatient communities.

6 Spruce

6 Spruce is an 18-bed secure inpatient unit at Pennsylvania Hospital that provides comprehensive psychiatric treatment for adult patients with mood and anxiety disorders and geriatric patients 60 years and older with all types of psychiatric illnesses. The unit also specializes in treating patients whose psychiatric illnesses are complicated by active medical problems. The goal of treatment on 6 Spruce is to treat and stabilize patients and discharge them to appropriate outpatient care.

Hall Mercer Crisis Response Center

Hall-Mercer Community Behavioral Health Center provides comprehensive outpatient services to Philadelphia residents in need. As part of Philadelphia’s Behavioral Health System, it is one of 11 community mental health centers, and has one of Philadelphia’s five Crisis Response Centers onsite.

As the first outpatient community mental health center in Pennsylvania, Hall-Mercer distinguishes itself from other community based services through its affiliation with Pennsylvania Hospital and Penn Medicine. This special relationship offers immediate access to a wide range of behavioral health programs and some of the area’s most recognized clinicians. It is the only program of its kind connected directly to a teaching hospital in Philadelphia, which facilitates access to a comprehensive spectrum of clinically renowned behavioral health and medical services.

Reflecting the needs of today’s behavioral health consumers, Hall-Mercer provides a range of services for children and adults with developmental disabilities and mental illness. While Hall-Mercer provides support to a wide range of individuals, it maintains it’s primary mission to care for the under served. It takes this responsibility seriously, and over the years, has moved beyond its original service area in the south-eastern section of Philadelphia to provide care to people across the city and its surrounding areas.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Currently licensed as a professional nurse in the Commonwealth of PA.
  • BLS/CPR as a healthcare provider as per the American Heart Association.
  • BSN in Nursing is required; Master's degree in Nursing required.
  • Minimum of 5+ years of progressive nursing experience required with demonstrated leadership and management skills.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Apply for this position today!

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