Assistant Director of Nursing
Assistant Director Of Nursing Job in New York, NY
Located in the heart of the community of Washington Heights in Northern Manhattan is a 705-bed rehabilitation and nursing care facility with a mission to provide quality care through diverse programs and services designed to support health and independence to individuals needing short-stay or long term inpatient care.
Under the Director of Nursing, is responsible for the clinical and operational management of assigned Nursing unit(s), ensuring that standards of practice for nursing and patient care are maintained; participates in developing and implementing departmental plans and programs; supervises activities of assigned unit(s); provides data and/or prepares reports on activities, etc. as required.
BSN from accredited school of nursing preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and ability can be acquired.
Six years nursing experience, with progressive growth in a managerial role, minimum of 2 years in a skilled nursing facility.
Valid NYS Professional Registered Nurse License
Demonstrates competency in nursing practice, administration, financial management, and personnel management.
Evidence of leadership, creativity, integrity, initiative, and problem solving.
Knowledge of health care labor relations, economics and legislation.
Ability to effectively communicate and constructively deal with stress and conflict.
Evidence of the ability to plan, implement and evaluate change.
Manages Business Complexity
Focuses on Service and Quality
Creates Impact through Innovation
Leads and Manages Effectively
Demonstrates Interpersonal Effectiveness
Drives and Models Accountability
Thinks Critically and Makes Effective Decisions
Adapts and Leads Change
Participate is the selection, management, and leadership of the Management Team
Conducts interviews, determines competency, and evaluates candidates for potential to work collaboratively with the team.
Motivates management team to work toward shared goals
Conducts leadership staff meetings to review patient care issues
Communicates changes in policy and procedure and implement corrective action as necessary
Effectively delegates responsibility to appropriate staff
Determines the needs of the department and develop appropriate plans of action.
Reviews and analyzes clinical indicators, utilization issues and regulatory compliance and identifies areas in need of development
Identifies interdisciplinary committee team members and formulates committees
Develops policies, programs and tools
Evaluates effectiveness and productivity of plans implemented
Collaborates with interdisciplinary departments to ensure facility goals are met
Attends Interdisciplinary team members
Communicates effectively with department heads and administration as necessary
Develops staffing plan and schedules to provide optimal resident care
Collaborates with management team to develop appropriate staff level and mix
Reviews staffing plan by evaluating clinical profile and census data to determine need for changes
Participates in and oversees the investigation and reporting process regarding resident care issues
Reviews accidents and incidents reported at the facility
Participates in determining outcomes of individual cases
Initiates corrective action as needed
Evaluate resident care and environmental issues and determine appropriateness of reporting to regulatory agencies
Maintain on-going communication with administration
Document and maintain records for all investigations
Oversee management of assigned projects
Ensure staff is properly trained
Maintain current and up to date knowledge of regulatory compliance guidelines and professional standards
Reviews and analyzes QI data for trends to direct quality improvement projects
Ensures compliance in accordance with facility policy and regulatory standards
Manages performance of direct and indirect reports. Provides orientation, coaching, training and development. Takes corrective action when necessary.
Utilizes corporate services resources such as Human Resources, Compliance, Legal, Finance, Information Services, Marketing, etc., as appropriate.
Ensures appropriate staffing and resources to support department/agency services. Monitors productivity throughout the year and participates in annual budget preparation.
Interviews and participates in the selection process for qualified staff in collaboration with Human Resources and department management.