Tower Health

  • Clinical Nurse Manager

    Job Locations US-PA-Pottstown
    Requisition ID
    2018-23146
    Hospital
    Pottstown Hospital
    Shift
    1-Day
    Department
    Progressive Care Unit
    Category
    Management/Professional
    Hours per week
    40
    # of Openings
    1
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

     

    With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

     

    Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

     

    At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.

    Responsibilities

    The Clinical Nurse Manager is responsible for coordinating, assessing, planning implementing, reassessing and evaluating the patient care provided in the department , under the care of the Director.  The clinical Nurse Manager assists the director in supervision of the nursing team to ensure quality of care and satisfaction of the patient throughout their hospitalization. Effective supervision of the unit will be reflective of the hospital's philosophy and objectives.

     

    Required Skills:

    • Ability to identify opportunities for improvement and initiate appropriate measures to ensure quality patient care
    • Comply with overall nursing practice standards of the area
    • Comply with standards of assigned shift
    • Proven ability to establish principles of delegation and supervision to direct the activities  of all licensed and non-licensed caregivers and support staff
    • Use of independent judgement to ensure optimal delivery of patient care
    • Proven ability to perform according to the departments standards
    • Ability to function effectively under stress
    • Ability to secure appropriate resources

    Qualifications

    Education:

    • Registered Nurse, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (required)
    • Master of Science in Nursing and/or MBA (preferred).

    Licenses/Certification:

    • Current Pennsylvania license as a Registered Nurse (required)
    • Current BLS in Healthcare (required)
    • Current ACLS in Healthcare Provider (required)

    Experience:

    • Three years of leadership experience (required)
    • Experience implementing and leading new initiatives
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

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