The first and only freestanding, inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital in Bucks County.
St. Mary Rehabilitation Hospital (SMRH) embraces the tradition of excellence for which St. Mary Medical Center is known. We are very proud of our patient outcomes. St Mary Rehab Hospital has been ranked in the top 25 percent of all rehab hospitals by UDS (Uniform Data Systems) for multiple years.
Our state-of-the-art, acute rehabilitation hospital features 50 spacious, private rooms and two specialty units (brain injury and stroke recovery). Our highly skilled, clinical staff is dedicated to the treatment and recovery of individuals who have suffered:
Neurological conditions including:
Spinal Cord Injury
Medically Complex Illnesses including: Cardiac and Pulmonary, and Renal disease
The Nurse Manager (NM) functions under the direction and supervision of the Chief Clinical Officer (CCO) and assumes responsibility for the Nursing Department. The NM in collaboration with the CCO and leadership team assists to implement, interpret and assure compliance with policies and procedures including regulatory and accreditation standards. The NM directly supervises the charge nurses and other co-workers as assigned. The NM is responsible for implementing hospital goals and objectives based on budget parameters. The NM reinforces the mission and vision of the hospital in all interactions.
Ensures the nursing department staff performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
Assists with development of the budget for the nursing department in collaboration with the CCO, CEO and Controller. Manages costs associated with personnel, equipment and supplies.
Responsible for staffing plans, management of nursing hours per patient day and quality of work of nursing staff.
Assists staff with developing unit goals on an annual basis.
Accountability with respect to staffing and scheduling.
Enforces compliance of the nursing department with education/in-service requirements/orientation and competencies .
Leads monthly staff meetings and communicates information to/from management and leadership.
Promotes rehabilitation nursing philosophy and practice; encourages staff development, including acquisition of CRRN for qualified registered nurses.
Assists to review and evaluate risk and quality indicators, patient satisfaction results, and outcomes in order to continually improve performance and outcomes; communicates this information to the nursing department.
Performs management activities including interviewing, hiring, evaluating, counseling, and performance evaluations of staff in the nursing department.
Investigates, counsels and disciplines staff when appropriate.
Assures occurrence of appropriate documentation, including documentation of medical necessity, by staff in medical records; monitors completion and revisions to the Interdisciplinary Care Plan.
Assures leadership and/or staff attendance at committee meetings, CQPI and management meetings, as appropriate.
Assures completion of annual education requirements and performance evaluations.
Effectively and consistently communicates administrative directives to personnel.
Resolves personnel concerns at the departmental level.
Assures education and training is provided to nursing co-workers on Functional Independent Measure (FIM); assures timely and accurate FIM assessments and scoring is performed.
Assures nursing attendance and participation in team conferences.
Ensures compliance with policies and procedures regarding department operations, fire, safety, infection control and emergency management.
Ensures that patient charges are accurate and entered on a timely basis.
Other duties as assigned.
Current PA RN license.
Graduate of accredited registered nurse program. Master's degree preferred.
C urrent Basic Cardiac Life Support required, Advanced Cardiac Life Support preferred.
Minimum of two years of previous nursing management required.
Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, evaluate and direct activities of clinical personnel; effective oral and written communication skills, in English with additional languages preferred; proficiency in basic computer skills required.
Job : Nurse Management Primary Location : PA-Langhorne-CHC Payroll - Saint Mary Rehab Hospital Organization : 6788 - CHC Payroll - Saint Mary Rehab Hospital Shift : Day