DUTIES: The Division Nursing Administration at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a Director of Nursing The Director of Nursing will provide clinical and administrative leadership for Maternal/Child Health and Transplant service lines. In collaboration with the physician staff and medical directors is responsible for the strategic development of these departments/service lines. Uses business development methodologies to enhance services, improve patient/customer satisfaction and provide an environment for growth of the services. Ensures fiscal accountability in all areas including compliance with staffing operations. - Responsible for the development, maintenance, and evaluation of a work environment that supports excellent patient outcomes and professional nursing practice on designated patient care units. - Facilitates actualization of organizational and nursing department values into daily operations to promote safe, efficient, effective and caring nursing practice. - Maintains collaborative interpersonal relationships and networking both intra and extra departmentally to achieve positive patient outcomes and compliance with regulatory/accrediting agencies. - Monitors systems/ processes to optimize safe and effective care and patient flow addressing barriers and identifying resources required to maintain or exceed goals. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: REQUIRED: Current New York State Registered Nurse License. Masters degree in nursing or related field. Five (5) - seven (7) years of recent clinical nursing maternal/child health management or leadership experience. Nurse Administrator - advanced certification required within the first two years of assuming the role. Additional Info: *Please ensure you include the 5-digit Line Number and Job Title in the subject line and body of your email submission. Hours of work; 7:30 am - 4:00 pm; Days of work: Variable. Hours per week: 37.5Closing Date: Open Until Filled STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
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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.