NYU Winthrop is a 591-bed university-affiliated medical center, which offers sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and sub-specialty of medicine and surgery. We are a major regional healthcare resource with a deep commitment to medical education and research, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Director of Nursing Medical Surgical Division>
In this role, the successful candidate Responsible for the overall direction and daily operational activities of the nursing division including planning, budget, personnel, quality improvement, coordinating clinical services, policy development and collaboration with physician, administrations and departments/services to ensure service excellence and high quality patient care.
- Ensures that patient care is delivered by qualified and competent staff. Ensures development of master staffing plan for assigned department(s) in accordance with the plan for the provision of patient care. Determines the required qualifications and competencies of departmental personnel who provide patient care. Ensures orientation, in-service training, continuing education of staff, and appropriate related documentation in all employee files. Effectively works with management staff to identify performance issues and assists in the development of performance improvement plans. Ensures that job descriptions are reviewed and revised as needed. Assesses staff competency and completes written performance reviews annually.
- Supports the organization s mission to provide excellence in patient care. Participates in establishment, evaluation, and revision of the plan for provision of patient care based on the patient population served. Develops, implements and evaluates business plans, policies and procedures for patient care in collaboration with Administrative and Medical staff. Provides leadership for multidisciplinary process improvement activities for unit specific and hospital wide initiatives. Participates in hospital and medical staff committees as evidenced by representing nursing perspective and standards to hospital committee. Communicate pertinent information back to nursing department, acting upon initiatives of hospital wide committees. Shares newly acquired knowledge with colleagues and staff; integrates concepts into daily practice as appropriate. Utilizes research process andor findings to improve patient care.
- Manages division in a fiscally responsible manner. Oversees annual budget preparation in conjunction with Nurse Managers; including Capital, Supply, and Personnel needs. Monitors, evaluates and adjusts budgetary needs to ensure cost containment and appropriate allocation of resources.
- Pursues learning opportunities, remaining current with clinical and management practices and trends. Keeps abreast of latest developments, trends, and advancements in nursing and integrates new knowledge into practice.
- Provides educational opportunities for professional growth and development of staff. Establishes a working environment that stimulates employees to set and achieve goals and objectives.
- Communicates effectively and consistently with staff. Holds regularly scheduled staff meetings with minutes and attendance sheets. Participates in intra-departmental and interdepartmental committees meetings to foster integration and communication. Ensures a cooperativecollaborative relationship with administration, medical staff and others in planning, directing and providing patient care.
- Ensures the effective management of information to optimize hospital operations. Actively participates in the assessment, recommendations and acquisition of technologies to improve services, processes and productivity for the delivery of patient care. Utilizes management reports (i.e., financial, LOS, volumes, patient satisfaction surveys etc.) to support decision making, planning and evaluation related to operation
To qualify you must have a Master’s Degree Nursing or other related field. Current and valid NYS Registered Professional Nurse License. 6 – 8 years Nursing Management experience. 3 – 5 years Clinical Nursing experience. Excellent communication (both oral and written), interpersonal, organization, analytical, management, leadership, team building skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel, and PowerPoint. In depth knowledge of budgets and financial planning
Professional Certifications/Registration: Nurse Executive (NE-BC) by the ANCC; or other certification applicable to clinical specialty. In depth knowledge of budgets and financial planning
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Winthrop provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you’ll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Winthrop is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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