Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

Job Description

Nurse Manager

University Overview
The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview
Division of the Vice Provost for University Life (VPUL) is Penn's foremost provider of student services and educational access. VPUL partners and collaborates with diverse organizations across many dimensions including: race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, historical tradition, age, religion, disabilities, veteran status, interests, perspectives and socioeconomic backgrounds. We enhance the ability of nearly 25,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, along with other community participants. University Life programs provide academic and career support, campus and community engagement, health and wellness programs, and much more. Our efforts help to fulfill Penn's strategic vision of integrating knowledge across campus. VPUL is part of the Office of the Provost and includes 32 campus departments.

The Nurse Manager is responsible for supervising and directing all nursing staff including nurses, medical assistants and nursing students in the Student Health Service. The Nurse Manager has a dual role of administrator and health care team member. The Nurse Manager will collaborate with internal staff including health care providers to ensure patient care needs are met and the larger Penn Community to support school based activities and services provided by Student Health that support those activities. The Nurse Manager will be responsible for determining and maintaining appropriate staffing levels to meet patient care needs. The Nurse Manager will also work with the Medical Director and Senior Leadership to ensure compliance with Joint Commission standards and maintain accreditation. In addition the Nurse Manager will support efforts to ensure a welcoming and inclusive environment for students and patients from diverse backgrounds.

A Bachelor's Degree and 5 years to 7 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Professional license as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Clinical Experience in Primary Care, Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine or Adolescent Medicine preferred. Previous supervisory experience preferably with Nursing staff in a ambulatory care setting. Strong collaborative, interpersonal and communication skills required. Strong commitment to equity, diversity and inclusiveness. Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays as necessary. Ability to prioritize well and focus on completion of tasks and objectives while under stress of demanding work schedule. Familiarity with EMR for both care and reporting preferred. Experience with accreditation preferred.

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Preferred Years Of Experience:

5 Year(s)

Education Required:

4 Year Degree - BN

Employment/Position Type:

Full Time

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Date Posted : 06/25/2018