University of Maryland Medical System is Hiring a NURSE MANAGER (RN), LABOR and DELIVERY Near Bel Air, MD
Company Description At University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health, our talented and diverse groups of professionals represent our strength. Through teamwork and a collaborative work environment, we proudly serve our patients and our community with unwavering commitment. Its our passion for people that motivates us to do great work every single day. Consistently named among the top 100 Best Places to Work in Maryland, our team members have the opportunity to grow professionally in a supportive and stimulating environment.
University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health (UM UCH) offers the residents of northeastern Maryland an unparalleled combination of clinical expertise, leading-edge technology, and an exceptional patient experience.
A community-based, integrated, non-profit health system, our vision is to become the preferred, integrated health system creating the healthiest community in Maryland. We are dedicated to maintaining and improving the health of the people in our community through an integrated health delivery system that provides high quality care to all. Our commitment to service excellence is evident through a broad range of health care services, technologies and facilities. We work collaboratively with our community and other health organizations to serve as a resource for health promotion and education.
Today, UM UCH is the leading health care system and second largest private employer in Harford County. Our 3,500 team members and over 650 medical staff physicians serve residents of Harford County, eastern Baltimore County, and western Cecil County.
University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health owns and operates:
University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital (UM HMH), Havre de Grace, MD
University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center (UM UCMC), Bel Air, MD
The Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation, Bel Air, MD
The Patricia D. and M. Scot Kaufman Cancer Center, Bel Air, MD
The Senator Bob Hooper House, Forest Hill, MD
Job Description JOB SUMMARY: In collaboration with the Director, assists him/her in the daily management of the unit, in the coordination of patient flow, in assuring appropriate staffing, budget compliance, and in the preparation of performance evaluations. Twenty-four (24) hour accountability and responsibility for designated unit.
Mission All employees are responsible for extending the mission and values by dedicating oneself to providing the highest quality healthcare services to the communities we serve.
Reporting Relationships Reports to Director of Nursing appropriate Division.
Qualifications MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Education & Training: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Currently licensed
as an RN in the state of Maryland. Bachelors degree in Nursing is required; Masters preferred. Certification in BCLS is required; ACLS certification is preferred. Nursing Administration or clinical certification preferred.
Work Orientation & Experience : The Nurse Manager has a minimum of three years of recent nursing experience in an acute care setting; including one (1) year Charge Nurse experience. Proven clinical competence and proficiency in the area of specialty is required.
Skills & Abilities: Ability to: a) prioritize work assignments and complete duties within prescribed time frames; b) establish and maintain positive working relationships and open lines of communication with a variety of people; c) make independent decisions; d) demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills; e) demonstrate the following skills: planning, decision-making, delegating and coaching; and f) manages effectively in a constantly changing, high-pressure environment.
Working Conditions Works inside. May be exposed to body fluids. Exposed to frequent interruptions and multiple crisis situations. Potential for regular exposure to communicable diseases and hazardous materials, requiring the observation of Standard (Universal) Precautions and safe handling practices. This position has been classified as medium exposure risk and requires the completion of an annual respirator mask fitting.
Physical Requirements Requires close attention to many details. Standing, walking, and ascending/descending stairs is required 3-5 hours/day, 0-3 hours sitting, bending, lifting and reaching required up to more than 50 pounds in accordance with Safe Patient Lifting policy. Requires hearing and visual acuity 5-8 hours/day.
Additional Information All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.