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Assistant Nurse Manager - Trauma Neurosurgery

At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role, committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal best.

We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained four-year Magnet ® recognition status for the fourth time with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of the commitment to community service.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a comprehensive benefits package:

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 so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.


Lancaster General Hospital

Cost Center

3540 4EW Spine & Surgical Trauma

Supervisory Organization

4EW Spine & Surgical Trauma



Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.


Assistant Nurse Managers at Lancaster General Health are often found collaborating with their Nurse Manager, colleagues, peers and members of the inter-disciplinary team to deliver a holistic approach to patient care.  Under the direction of the Nurse Manager, the Assistant Nurse Manager assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the delivery of patient care, and provides input into the development and evaluation of patient care.  Assistant Nurse Managers have the opportunity to participate in clinical and organizational improvement huddles, and influence nursing practice within their nursing unit and the health system. 

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is seeking a full-time Assistant Nurse Manager to join our Trauma Neurosurgery team.   The 35 bed step-down nursing unit provides care to non-orthopedic traumas (TBIs, spine injuries, GSW and stab wounds), as well as spine & brain surgical patients and stroke overflow.  The Assistant Nurse Manager will provide support and be a resource to the off-shift staff, while focusing on quality initiatives and shared governance.  This individual will have flexibility regarding their schedule, while working varied hours on evenings and nights, and will share in some of the on-call responsibilities with the Nurse Manager.    The Trauma Neurosurgery staff is very engaged, enthusiastic and dedicated to teamwork and promoting a positive and supportive work environment on a very fast paced nursing unit.

  • Must have current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse, issued by the PA State Board of Nursing.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or higher level nursing degree is required.
  • Three (3) years of clinical experience in related clinical field required (med/surg or neuro); 5 years preferred
  • One (1) year of leadership experience required; 3 years preferred.


PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


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LGH Full Time Posted on 10/01/2020