Pottstown Hospital
Clinical Nurse Manager- Telemetry
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Pottstown Map
Posted: 02/17/2020
Closing: 03/16/2020
Degree: 4 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: At least 2 year(s)
Pottstown Hospital
Job description

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 direction of the Chief Nursing Officer.  The Clinical Manager assists the director in supervision of the nursing team to ensure quality care and satisfaction of the patient throughout the hospitalization. Responsibility for the supervision of this unit will be reflective of the hospital’s philosophy and objectives. The Clinical Manager must be able to identify opportunities for improvement and initiate appropriate measures to ensure quality patient care.

Responsible for compliance with overall nursing practice standards of the area.

Responsible for compliance with standards during assigned shift 

Uses established principles of delegation and supervision to direct the activities of all licensed and non-licensed  care givers and support staff in the delivery of patient care during their assigned shift.

Uses independent judgment to ensure optimal delivery of patient care and appropriate use of available resources.



Qualifications

Education:

Registered Nurse, BSN required

Experience: 

Must have demonstrated success in position requiring clinical as well as supervisory skills.

Must be able to function independently and perform duties according to standards. 

Minimum of two (2) years current experience as a Registered Nurse in the Telemetry field.   

Must be able to follow directions, perform according to department standards, and able to function effectively under stress.

Must have excellent communication skills.

Licenses/Certificates:

Current Pennsylvania license as a Registered Nurse required

Current BLS in Healthcare Provider required.

Current ACLS in Healthcare Provider required

Clinical Nurse Manager- Telemetry