JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for partnering with the Nurse Manager to assure department operations are carried out. He/She will also work with the Nurse Manager in organizing and evaluating the quality of patient care, coordination personnel and utilizing resources effectively in the delivery of patient care. Additional responsibilities include management and development of the unit, including, but not limited to , interviewing, hiring, and supervision of staff, assisting with developing and monitoring of budget, policies and procedures, both new employee orientation and ongoing education of staff, and management of quality improvement programs.
Associates Degree required.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred.
5 years of clinical nursing experience required.
Progressive leadership experience required.
Currently licensed to practice as a registered nurse by Pennsylvania Board of Nurse Examiners required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Able to sit occasionally; stand constantly; walk frequently.
Able to lift/carry 0-10 lbs frequently; 11-50 lbs occasionally.
Able to push/pull 0-20 lbs frequently; 21-75 lbs occasionally.
Able to climb occasionally; reach constantly.
Able to use hand for simple/firm grasping.
Master's Degree preferred.
If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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