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Job Title: Director, Medical/Surgical

Company: MidHudson Regional Hospital

City/State: Poughkeepsie, NY

Category: Nursing/Nursing Management

Department: Nursing Admin

Position: Full Time

Hours: 8

Shift: Day

Req #: 27876

Job Details:

Responsible for the overall clinical care, operation and quality of the assigned Nursing units. Responsible for overseeing staffing, scheduling, hiring / firing and discipline. Participates in budget planning and maintaining fiscal responsibility.

Experience:

4 years of professional nursing experience in a hospital or health care agency at a supervisory level which must have included responsibility for preparing budgets and oversight of quality improvement activities.

Education:

Bachelor's degree in nursing or related specialty. A Master's degree in nursing administration or education, hospital or health administration, health education, psychology, or related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

Licenses / Certifications:

Possession of a valid license and current registration issued by the New York State Education Department as a Registered Professional Nurse.

Other:

Comprehensive knowledge of the principles of current nursing techniques and procedures; comprehensive knowledge of principles of nursing service administration; comprehensive knowledge of Westchester Medical Center labor- management practices as well as Staffco and hospital personnel practices; comprehensive knowledge of the New York State Nurse Practice Act to include diagnosing and treating human responses to actual or potential health problems through such services as case finding, health teaching, health counseling, and provision of care supportive to or restorative of life and well-being; comprehensive knowledge of regulatory and accreditation requirements; ability to direct, supervise and coordinate a large multiprogrammed nursing service; ability to coordinate varying levels of staff; ability to communicate to all levels of staff as well as division directors in a professional manner; ability to set priorities; ability to effectively use computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, calendar, e-mail and database software; ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the essential duties of the position; demonstrated competence in nursing administration; initiative; sound professional judgment; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position Special Requirements: Education beyond the secondary level must be from an institution recognized or accredited by the Board of Regents of the New York State Education Department as a post-secondary, degree-granting institution.

About Us:

MidHudson Regional Hospital

MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, NY, is home to the mid-Hudson Valley’s most advanced healthcare services. This 243-bed facility cares for more than 10,000 inpatients annually while performing an additional 325,000 outpatient procedures each year. MidHudson Regional Hospital operates the area’s only Level II trauma center, is home to the Redl Center for Cancer Care and Center for Robotic Surgery, and is a destination hospital for patients with serious illnesses and injuries.