Clinical Nurse Manager

Location
Stony Brook, NY
Posted
Apr 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Clinical Nurse Manager-1701028

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We have 2 Clinical Nurse Manager Positions available.


Position Summary

At the Long Island State Veterans Home (LISVH), the Clinical Nurse Manager is a valuable member of our nursing team who assumes the managerial and clinical responsibility for the delivery of nursing care to the residents on their assigned units on a 24 hour basis. The clinical nurse manager will facilitate and coordinate a comprehensive nursing assessment and the development, implementation and evaluation of the interdisciplinary care plan. Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior communication and organization skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence through the LISVH mission, values and code of conduct. The clinical nurse manager will assume supervisory responsibilities of the LISVH on rotating weekends and off shift as needed.

Duties of a Nurse Manager may include the following but are not limited to:

  • Collaborates with other Clinical Nurse Managers and Nursing Administration in the development of the standards of nursing practice and resident care protocols for effective operations of the nursing department.
  • Determines the nursing care needs of the resident by identifying and providing appropriate numbers and skill level of staff, adequate and appropriate supplies, adequate and functional equipment as well as a safe and clean environment.
  • Ensures that all direct and non-direct care staff assigned to the nursing unit(s) understands, protects, and promotes the rights of each resident, the quality of life and the maximum independence of each resident.
  • Accessible to residents, families and visitors to listen and respond to concerns and inquires in a positive and timely manner and ensures that resident/resident representative participates in the planning and care of the resident.
  • Responsible for the coordination and management of the nursing care of the residents on his/her assigned unit(s).
  • Collaborates and/or assists the In-Service Education Coordinator with orientation and ongoing competencies for their staff members on their units. Acts as a role model and a preceptor within his/her role for staff and student nurses.
  • Complete annual performance evaluations of all staff on their units.
  • In Collaboration with Human Resources will participate in counseling and/disciplinary action as needed.
  • Responsible for effective communications between nursing and other departments and professionals, and ensures that communication between nursing units and shifts is comprehensive and timely.
  • Participates in the analysis of data relevant to the quality of resident care.
  • Participates in the Quality Assurance Performance Improvement Program. Directs staff in performance improvement activities that improve outcomes, satisfaction and enhances organizational efficiency.
  • Assumes administrative /supervisory responsibilities for the Nursing Department on holidays/weekends, off shift and as needed.
  • Participates in the development and management of the nursing budget.
  • Ensures the units are in compliance with all Federal and State regulates and participates in annual Department of Health and Veterans Administration Surveys.
  • Collaborates with the MDS staff to ensure completion of notes and assessments in a timely manner.
  • Working Conditions:

    Working conditions may involve exposure to infectious disease, blood, body fluids and/or tissue as well as other unpleasant elements such as accidents, injuries and illness. May be exposed to and be required to handle varying unpredictable, emergency and crisis situations. Occasionally subjected to irregular hours and pressure due to multiple calls and inquires, as well as weather related situations.

    Required Qualifications:

    New York State Registered Nurse License, Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Minimum of 5 years post-license experience, Minimum 2 years of management, supervisory or leadership experience, Strong organizational and communication skills (both oral and written), Detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize and multitask, Proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Master’s Degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration or related field, Long Term Care, Geriatric or related experience

    Working Conditions: Working conditions may involve exposure to infectious disease, blood, body fluids and/or tissue as well as other unpleasant elements such as accidents, injuries and illness. May be exposed to and be required to handle varying unpredictable, emergency and crisis situations. Occasionally subjected to irregular hours and pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries.


    Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov

    Special Notes: The Long Island State Veterans Home is a tobacco free environment. Tobacco use is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.

    The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from the Long Island State Veterans Home Employee Health Department, clear a background investigation, submit three (3) written references, and provide a copy of the required license(s)/certificate(s), if applicable. Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

    The Long Island State Veterans Home, located on the campus of Stony Brook University, is a 350-bed skilled nursing facility with a 40-slot Adult Day Health Care Program dedicated to the care of honorably discharged Veterans of the United States Armed Forces, their spouses and Gold Star parents. Join an organization whose people make a difference every day and where commitment, compassion, initiative and leadership are recognized and rewarded. We care for America's heroes every day.

    Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

    IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police



    Official Job Title: TH Assistant Director of Nursing
    Job Field: Professional Clinical
    Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
    Department/Hiring Area: Nursing-Long Island State Veterans Home
    Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, Rotating Weekends and Off Shifts as neededNursing-Long Island State Veterans Home
    Posting Start Date: Apr 12, 2017
    Posting End Date: May 12, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
    Salary: Commensurate with experience
    Salary Grade: SL5

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