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Job Title: Director, Nursing- Behavioral Health Center

Company: WMC Advanced Physician Services PC

City/State: Valhalla, NY

Category: Nursing/Nursing Management

Department: Nursing

Position: Full Time

Hours: 12p-8p

Shift: Evening

Req #: 17501

Job Details:

ResponsibilitiesSupervises, coordinates, implements and directs the ongoing administrative aspects of assigned nursing and patient care areas at Westchester Medical Center;Participates in evaluation of nursing and clinical practice through peer review;Assists in the establishment of institutional standards of practice for all aspects of nursing and other patient care services in cooperation with established professional standards of practice;Establishes qualifications of all levels of staff in conjunction with the Vice President Hospital Nursing Service and Education;Coordinates the implementation of nursing policies and procedures by conducting staff conferences and through directives, as needed;Assists in the development of education programs for all staff;Provides for periodic review of staff by participating in individual evaluation conferences;Participates in labor-management conferences;Coordinates clinical programs with specific department heads, as required;Recommends and establishes appropriate staffing patterns through ongoing evaluation of service line needs;Investigates and evaluates data and makes recommendations to improve patient care services;Participates in, monitors and evaluates quality improvement activities;Participates in hospital and medical board committees;Assists the Vice President Hospital Nursing Services and Education with the development of department budgets.Qualifications Possession of a valid license and current registration, issued by the New York State Department of Education, as a Registered Professional Nurse. Associate’s Degree* in Nursing and eight years of professional nursing experience including three years at a supervisory level. Bachelor’s or master’s Degree in Nursing, Nursing Administration preferred.