At Stony Brook Medicine, under the general direction of the Director of Nursing Support Services, this position of TH Assistant Director of Nursing/House-wide Supervisor has the responsibility for coordinating all administrative and clinical matters pertaining to the administration, coordination, and supervision of nursing activities in the hospital. These duties encompass, but are not limited to, supervision and guidance of clinicians, evaluation of patient care practices, implementation of Performance Improvement monitoring, and participation in decision making activities.
Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.
Duties of a Th Assistant Director of Nursing/House-wide Supervisor may include the following but are not limited to:
- Utilize Stony Brook Medicine mission, vision and values to set the departmental benchmark for customer service.
- Participates and monitors the organization’s quality and patient safety programs:
a. Knowledgeable/participates in the quality and patient safety programs.
b. Accesses units/organization for factor related to patient safety, staffing/scheduling methodology and patient flow.
c. Participates in goals for staffing, scheduling, utilization of patient acuity system and patient flow process.
- Coordinates and directs the day to day patient flow of the ED/PACU and all in patient units within the Division of Nursing. Works cohesively with Admitting Department to ensure timely bed assignments. Advises the Director of all matters pertinent to the administration of Nursing Support Services.
- Maintains an appropriate level of staffing to meet patient care requirements and NYS Nursing Quality Protection Act. Makes daily staffing adjustments to accommodate changes in patient census and acuity.
a. Gives prior approval for overtime usage in the absence of the Unit Manager while remaining cognizant of the Nursing budget.
b. Assigns Float Staff/Agency personnel based on established guidelines in accordance with credentialing criteria.
- Address and resolves patient/family concerns and complaints.
- Functions as the Administrator on Duty for all Hospital related activities during the evening and night shift, weekend and holidays. Ensures back up AOD/Chief Patient Care Services Officer remains apprised of pertinent issues related to hospital operations in a timely manner.
- Ensures full compliance with requirements set forth by accrediting and regulatory agencies.
- Implements Chain of Command Policy as appropriate. Empowers staff to utilize Chain of Command Policy.
- Demonstrates proficiency in computer applications Clairvia and Capacity Management. Utilizes SB Safe for reporting quality improvement information.
- Assists the development and implementation of policies and procedures. Interprets hospital policies to nursing staff and provides opportunities for education when necessary.
- Provides for direct day-to-day evaluation of the quantitative services to patients and communicates results to appropriate Nurse Manager.
- Collaborates with members of the medical staff as well as other disciplines in planning, implementing and evaluating patient care.
- Maintains regular communication with Nurse Managers regarding observations of staff and clinical performance.
- Ensures the implementation and evaluation of standards of nursing practice. Participates in the Performance Improvement Program Activities.
- Serves on selected committees as designated by the Director of Nursing Support Services.
- Conducts ongoing quality assurance chart reviews to ensure appropriate medical documentation is provided by medical health care team.
Required Qualifications: Current NYS RN Licensure. B.S.N or related field. Five years post licensure experience to include three years in specialty and two years management/supervisory experience. Proficiency in computer skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree.
Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
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 Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). 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 best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.
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: Nursing
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Nursing Office-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Per Diem Variable flexNursing Office-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Apr 14, 2017
Posting End Date: Jul 13, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Salary Grade: SL5