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Surgical Clinical Nurse Manager - Neurology (Epilepsy)

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Job ID: 146050
Category: Management/Leadership
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Jul 28, 2022
Work Schedule: Days

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

The Department of Neurology specializing in Epilepsy is looking to hire Surgical Clinical Nurse Manager for their practice. Please review the Summary, Responsibility and Educational requirements below, we would like to meet you if you meet those minimum qualifications.


The Epilepsy Surgical RN Manager provides clinical oversight and direct patient navigation of the epilepsy surgical population through the Penn Epilepsy Center. Under the direction of the Director of Nursing, Neurology and Epilepsy Division Chief, the incumbent will have oversight of the development and implementation and day to day administrative functions of the epilepsy surgical program ensuring coordination throughout the patient continuum in collaboration with associated epilepsy multidisciplinary teams. The scope of this work includes anticipating and facilitating multimodality dynamic scheduling for patients, triage services, development and reporting of key metrics, and coordination of care across specialties and services such as radiology, neurosurgery and inpatient administrative teams. 


    • Employee Satisfaction and Engagement: communicates effectively with team and builds productive relationships in an effort to create and sustain a positive work environment
    • Establishes/update work processes and work practices
    • Manages team and individual performance in alignment with Penn Medicine vision of service excellence
    • Responsible for staff development activities including but not limited to: team professional development, recruitment and retention
    • Oversee clinical operations in the practice including budgeting (where applicable), clinical project management, strategic and operational planning, quality, regulatory compliance (Joint Commission, CMS, DOH, OSHA) and continuous improvement initiatives
    • Patient Care: Provides oversight to team as it relates to the seamless delivers great quality care and great service using effective processes and tools
    • Communication: Fosters an environment where proactive communication and problem solving is expected. Establishes communication expectations that enable high performance of team and individuals
    • Learning: Leverages knowledge for competitive advantage and developing team members through application of Penn Medicine research, continuous improvement, performance management, and competency development


    • Basic Cardiac Life Support (Required)
    • Registered Nurse - PA (Required)
    • ACLS or PALS (Required)

    Education or Equivalent Experience:

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Required)
    • Masters of Science in Nursing (Preferred)
    • Nursing 5+ years total clinical experience including RN and prior leadership experience

      We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

      Live Your Life's Work

      We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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