Director of Nursing for Ambulatory Care Services

Location
Stony Brook, NY
Posted
Sep 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Director of Nursing for Ambulatory Care Services-1702612


Position Summary

Under the direction of the Chief Operating Officer of Ambulatory Services and the Chief Nursing Officer, has the responsibility for coordination and supervision of nursing care and all related activities of the ambulatory practices. He or she plays an important role in occupational health, staffing, quality assurance, infection control and risk management. He or she analyzes and evaluates nursing services to improve the quality care given, participates in research to improve patient care, and maintains policies that adhere to federal and state regulations.

Duties of a Director of Nursing for Ambulatory Services may include the following but are not limited to:

  • Plans, designs, implements, and manages standards of practice of the RN, LPN, and MA and clinical roles for ambulatory services.
  • Ensures staff meet established state/local legislation and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensures that departments have an ongoing quality improvement program which examines consistent nursing and clinical practice, validating outcomes by research and data collection.
  • Evaluates the current practice, initiates new nursing roles and clinical roles and assists in establishing training programs to support the expanded roles.
  • Orientates and trains new employees to their job responsibilities.
  • Facilitates interdisciplinary communication of pertinent information to health care professionals regarding patient care services.
  • Maintains compliance with and prepares for regulatory and accrediting agencies.
  • Conducts human resources activities such as evaluating, disciplining and counseling employees.
  • Represents the Ambulatory Nursing perspective at all levels of the organization, sharing best practices and resources.


Required Qualifications: Current NYS Registered Nurse License; Master’s Degree in Nursing or Health related field; Minimum three (3) years of previous nursing administration experience required.


Preferred Qualifications: 2 years’ experience in Ambulatory Services setting, specialty certification, Working knowledge of regulatory requirements

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.


This function/position has been designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.

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.

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: Ambulatory Care Services-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:30am-5:00pmAmbulatory Care Services-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Sep 18, 2017
Posting End Date: Oct 18, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL5

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