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Company: St. Marys Hospital for Children and their Affiliat
Location: Bayside
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The Assistant Director of Nursing is responsible for planning, implementing, organizing and evaluating all services of the Nursing Department. Supervises and evaluates all department staff. Responsible for monitoring appropriate job performance and completion of evaluations and coaching of staff. Supports mission to provide the highest quality care by complying with regulatory guidelines, meeting facility standards, and obtaining appropriate certification. JOB DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES ESSENTIAL DUTIES Creates, revises and updates department programs, policies and procedures as needed, with the approval of department head.Participates in quality improvement program. Manages and ensures the implementation of departmental quality activities. Reports to the Quality Forum on a quarterly basis.Implements and evaluates compliance to NYS DOH regulations. Assists Director in preparation for accreditation and program certification surveys. Involves staff at all levels in survey compliance.Develops and implements systems for documentation necessary to maintain accountability and compliance with external regulations and internal standards, and standardization within SMHCS.Enforces the operations structure for the department and recommends work systems to ensure optimum utilization and coordination of personnel and resources.Organizes and directs the department staff to accomplish required activities in an efficient and effective manner.Provides feedback to staff when opportunities for improvement/excellence are observed. Performs coaching/disciplinary action as necessary and with the approval of the department head.Participates in the recruitment, hiring, orientation and assignment of qualified staff. Recommends methods to enhance recruitment and retention efforts. Assists with the preparation of annual unit budget for supplies and labor. Maintains budget within established parameters.Conducts employee performance evaluations according to defined schedule.Monitors and justifies all budget and staffing for their unitInvestigates all resident or family related occurrences/complaints. Submits investigation summary to AVP timelySubmits written reports within established time frames.Fosters practices consistent with the organization's mission, vision and values; and family-centered care.Provides adequate opportunity for staff training and education. Ensures that staff meets in-service requirements.Assists with development, coordination and accomplishing short and long range plans for the department and specific clinical programsAssists the AVP to maintain adequate supply of qualified staff and participate in the recruitment, interviewing, selection and development of leadership staff.Collaborates with the AVP and other care providers in planning for coordinated services to the residents.Utilizes current research findings when making recommendations for improving nursing or resident care. NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES Conducts regular department meetings with staff on all shifts Provides decision-making support to staff, in the absence of the AVPFormal education required:Bachelors Degree in Nursing required; Masters in Nursing preferredCurrent NYS RN LicenseACLS, PALS and BLS certification required Previous experience required:Minimum of five years managerial and supervisory experiencePediatric experience requiredPDN-9929431a-54e4-411e-bbde-4bc9bdba57c8

Keywords: St. Marys Hospital for Children and their Affiliat, New York , ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF NURSING, Executive , Bayside, New York

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