Encompass Health Careers

Nurse Manager - $7500 Sign On Bonus

Pleasant Gap, Pennsylvania
Manager Nursing

Job Description

HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital
Now Hiring Nurse Manager for HealthSouth Nittany Valley
HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital is seeking a forward-thinking, dynamic individual to serve as Day Shift Nurse Manager.  Our facility is located in Pleasant Gap, just minutes from Bellefonte and State College.  Join our team and make a difference – in the lives of both our patients and our nursing staff.
The Facts
Be the leader who influences patient success in inpatient rehabilitation by managing a department of rehab nurses who provide care and treatments, leading patient assessments, creating personalized plans of care, communicating progress and targeting patient concerns, offering timely solutions.  Influence the retention of staff through communication, education, and commitment to excellence. This position reports to the Chief Nursing Officer, and directly supervises the nurse supervisors.
Making a Difference
The importance of nursing to HealthSouth Nittany Valley can't be overstated. Comprehensive rehabilitation is planned and administered by a highly specialized and integrated team including physicians, nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, case managers and others. Rehabilitation nurses are a valuable resource and bring an important perspective to this interdisciplinary approach. Our nursing department is at the forefront of the patient experience, by influencing how the patients regain control of their lives and their independence, treating complex medical issues and redefining how care is provided.
The Perks
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans
  • 401(k)
  • Life and Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Loan Repayment Benefits
  • And much more!
The Patients
Eighty percent of patients discharged directly home
Our registered nursing teams get to know patients over two to four weeks on average, providing care for conditions such as:
  • Stroke
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Brain injury
  • Neurological disorders
  • Joint replacement
  • Amputation
  • Multiple trauma
The Power
Advanced tools to support patient progress
  • Advanced technologies
  • Evidence-based practice guidelines
  • Clinical outcomes to assess and improve treatment interventions
  • National outcomes database
  • Trained mentors
  • Internal and external education
  • Professional treatment teams
  • Multiple trauma
The Basics
  • Current RN licensures appropriate to state regulations
  • CPR certification (ACLS preferred)
  • Minimum of five years of nursing experience in an acute care environment
  • Minimum of two years of nursing leadership experience, including supervisor or charge nurse experience
Job Code:100122



License or Certification:
- Current RN licensure appropriate to state regulations (unrestricted)
- BLS certification with ACLS certification to be obtained within on year of hire or entry to position
- CRRN certification to be obtained within a year of meeting the eligibility requirement to sit for the examination
Education, Training and Years of Experience:
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or related field preferred
- 5 years nursing experience with 2 years recently in an inpatient hospital experience
- Progressive nursing management experience including 24 hour accountability
- Served in leadership roles such as charge nurse or supervisor capacity where they had respolnsibility for reporting, issue resolution, setting direction and accountability for results
Physical Requirements:
- Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.
- Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 30 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or pulling of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients.  Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.
Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.
- Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.
- Ability to work independently without supervision.
- Ability to manage multiple competing demands while maintaining a calm professional demeanor.
Environmental Conditions:
- Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment.  Occasional outdoor exposure.
- Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required.
- Handicapped accessible.
- May work under stressful circumstances at times.
Proficiency or Productivity Standards:
- Meets established attendance standards.
- Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge.
- May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines. 
- May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.
- Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster.
- May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives.
- May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Address: 550 West College Avenue, Pleasant Gap 16823-8808
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1817319