Director of Nursing

Westchester County, NY

Post Date: 02/28/2018 Job ID: 4621 Department: Allied Health

Title: Director of Nursing

Location: Westchester County, NY 10601

Industry: Healthcare

Occupational Category: Allied Health

Hours: Full-time

Description: Hiring a Director of Nursing for an in-patient psychiatric facility. The Director of Nursing assumes oversight and approval of Nurse Managers and Nursing Supervisors who develop P&P that describe the assessment, delivery and evaluation of nursing care and our patient population. The Director of Nursing is accountable to the patient for the provision of qualified nursing staff adequate to provide effective and safe nursing care and for the evaluation of that care.

  • Assumes oversight of Nurse Managers and Nursing Supervisors who develop P&P that describe assessment, delivery and evaluation of NSG care
  • Reviews and revises philosophy, goals and objectives for Department of Nursing.
  • Regularly assesses overall nursing departmental staffing needs and planning and implements recruitment and retention strategies for nursing personnel.
  • Assures the management and supervision of nursing personnel at all levels.
  • Assures the organization, integration and on-going function of a comprehensive nursing Performance Improvement program.
  • Assures an effective ongoing system for providing orientation to new personnel
  • Establishes and maintains standards for the provision of clinical experience opportunities to nursing students and assures that contractual relationships with the educational institution(s) are reviewed and updated annually.
  • Assures effective nursing representation and participation on all hospital department and interdepartmental committees.
  • Actively participates in preparation and continued readiness for regulatory agencies
  • Administer and allocates fiscal resources for Pharmacy Department and Health Services
  • Regularly assesses the fiscal needs and resources of the Department of Nursing and plans, presents and defends an annual nursing budget proposal.
  • Submit annual written report for Department of Nursing to Chief Executive Officer

Education Requirements:

  • Licensed to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of New York.
  • Graduate of an approved School of Nursing. Advanced education is required
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing or in Management is required.

Experience Requirements:

  • At least three years of psychiatric nursing experience and at least two years of nursing supervisory and/or managerial experience.
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