TH Assistant Director of Nursing/Dept.of NURSING ADMINISTRATION
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
August 9, 2018
Brooklyn, New York
DUTIES: The Assistant Director WHEN Tour supervisor creates and maintains an environment that facilitates the delivery of high quality of patient care by assuming shift responsibilities for administration, personnel management, efficient use of material resources, education, nursing care, and public relations. The ADN serves as the senior administrative person on duty and represents managers, directors, and administrators in their absence on the off shifts, weekends, and holidays and is knowledgeable of the operations of all nursing units in the hospital. Creates and maintains collaborative relationships with shift leads in non-nursing as well as nursing units. Knowledgeable of policies and procedures affecting the organization and assists in interpreting or implementing them as necessary. Keeps the Senior AOC informed of all important issues and developments and provides a thorough, comprehensive and concise report of the shift activities. Maintains a strong understanding of the Disaster Emergency Plan for the hospital and serves as the incident commander in an emergency units relieved by a senior administrator. Communicates effectively with customers, visitors, patients, staff, faculty and students. Builds a partnership with physicians and other healthcare professionals as champions for patient care, quality, and professional practice. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: Current NYS RN license and BSN, Master's Degree or enrolled in a master's program. Certification in a clinical specialty area and in nursing management required within the first two years of assuming the role, 3-5 years of active relevant clinical and management and/or progressive leadership experience. Exp., in ICU and Emergency Room is required. BCLS required, ACLS preferred. Member in a professional nursing organization is required. Closing Date: Open Until Filled STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Internal Number: 10026
About SUNY Downstate Medical Center
SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges of investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.