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Job Title: Assistant Director Of Nursing

Company: Schervier Pavilion

City/State: Warwick, NY

Category: Nursing/Nursing Management

Department: General Subacute Nursing Admin

Position: Full Time

Hours: 5 & 37.5

Shift: Day

Req #: 9644

Job Details:

JOB SUMMARY:

Works with the Director of Nursing in organizing and administering the Department of Nursing; assumes responsibilities delegated by the Director of Nursing.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assists in coordinating the activities of Nursing Services with other departments to achieve and maintain efficient and competent Nursing Service, and to promote and maintain harmonious relationships among personnel, medical staff, residents and others. Informs the Director of Nursing of activities and special problems related to nursing care of the residents. Assumes responsibility for the Nursing Department and has the authority in the absence of the Director of Nursing. Coordinates Rehab Nursing Program to improve the quality of life of all residents. Schedules and participates in Skin Care Rounds with the Medical Director and Dietary. Maintains statistics on pressure sores. Serves as a member of the Quality Assurance & Assessment Committee. Assists in planning, developing, organizing and implementing departmental goals and objectives. Exhibits creativity and initiative in pursuing organizational and departmental growth and development. Assists in developing and/or revising departmental policies. Assist in developing and controlling budgeted expenses. Conducts and attends meetings as appropriate. Submits appropriate reports as required. Communicates effectively on all levels both orally and in writing. Maintains interdepartmental cooperation. Analyzes, evaluates and solves inter- and interdepartmental problems. Recommends solutions when necessary. Maintains and assures a Quality Assurance Program’s effectiveness. Insures all code and regulatory requirements are met. Establishes standards and work procedures for the nursing staff in accordance with established policies of the home. Provides assistance with resident care where applicable. Promotes the organizations and department’s image, philosophy and policies. Follows organizational and departmental policies and procedures. Follows assigned safety, security and fire procedures. Reports any accidents and dangerous situations immediately. Maintains confidentially of organizational and resident information. Performs other related duties as assigned. Supervisory

Responsibilities:

Supervise employees within a department. Hire, discipline and schedule employees. Conducting performance reviews: This job is asked for an opinion recommendation but does not make the final decision Providing ongoing counseling: This job has responsibility for this action Recommending promotions: This job is asked for an opinion recommendation but does not make the final decision Creating long-range plans: This job has responsibility for this action Assessing training & development needs. Hiring: This job has responsibility for this action Setting Goals & Objectives, Mentoring, Conducting Training & Assessment needs.

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:

Experience:

2 Years of previous Nursing Supervisory experience.

Education:

Graduate from an approved Nursing School, Bachelors Required, MSN Preferred Licenses / Certifications: Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State, Current BLS Certification from American Heart.