MedHQ
  • East Hills , NY, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • health, dental, vision, disability, life insurances and 401k

The Director of Nursing (DON) is responsible for the daily activities of the center as it relates to patient care, treatment and staffing. The DON reports directly to the Administrator and the Medical Director to ensure the provision of quality care and services. The DON is responsible for the effective implementation of the philosophy, goals, policies and procedures of the center and their effect on patient care. The Director of Nursing has authority to make decisions in the center in the areas of patient care, human resource and clinical financial management. The Director of Nursing has overall responsibility for clinical operations within the center.


Leadership & Essential Responsibilities:


• Responsible for management and administration of all clinical areas.
• Responsible for the recruitment, hiring, termination and discipline of the clinical staff.
• Assists the Administrator in development, implementation and evaluation of ongoing service programs that ensure quality nursing, and patient care programs consistent with the center mission.
• In collaboration with the Administrator ensures the Center functions in a coordinated, organized manner and provides quality care and services.
• Collaborates with the Administrator in providing a service that is consistent with the patient care beliefs and shared management philosophy of the center.
• Serves as a member of the Risk Management/Quality Assurance, Infection Control and Pharmaceutical Committees
• Participates in the development, review, revision, implementation and monitoring of the policies and procedures.
• Ensures the adequacy and appropriateness of instruments, supplies and equipment, and coordinates needs with materials manager
• Monitors monthly variances, inventory control and maintains cost containment.
• Ensures that a safe environment is adhered to for all patients, co-workers and self by abiding to infection control standards
• Reviews OR schedule daily, as well as collaborating with Facility Director, anesthesia and surgical staff
• Delegates tasks to ensure that patient care is provided and the needs of the service as a whole are met.
• Implement policies and procedures related to daily operation and management of patient care, utilizing AORN, TJC and AAMI standards of practice as a guideline.
• Monitors staffing and overtime usage. Reviews all staffing schedules to ensure adequate coverage.
• Assures that continuing education is available for all staff. Encourages attendance of outside conferences related to scope of practice.
• As necessary, provides direct patient care in all areas
• Assures additional responsibility as delegated

Qualifications/Requirements:


• Registered Professional Nurse
• 3-5 years of full-time, or full-time equivalent nursing management experience
• CPR/AED, ACLS certifications on hire or within 90 days of hire
• Proof of current state licensure in New York or permit to practice
• Earned degree/certification from an accredited nursing program: BSN and/or Master's Degree in Nursing strongly preferred.

• ASC experience preferred

• Orthopedic experience preferred (one year)

• Familiarity with AAAC, CMS, and DOH regulations preferred

 

 

Benefits:

No "call" or holidays, potential rare weekend in the future. This is a full-time position with competitive salary and benefits (health, dental, vision, disability, life insurances and 401k).  Please send your resume to tsantora@easthillsasc.com.

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