Director of Nursing Emergency

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
Roles & Responsibilities:
The Director of Nursing is responsible for the overall strategic planning for all clinical programs to ensure implementation of the mission, philosophy, patient care standards and nursing informatics to support quality nursing practice. S/he is accountable for the budget planning and resources to enhance the quality of patient care, personnel and resource management, and in collaboration with senior nursing leadership, the annual goals, objectives and fiscal targets.
  1. Leads nursing practice using the tenets of the Professional Practice Model of Relationship Centered Care and the Care Delivery Model of Modified Primary Nursing for the promotion of the patient experience.
  2. Synthesizes quantitative and qualitative feedback regarding the patient experience and staff engagement Nurse Managers, staff and the Interdisciplinary Patient Care Team that leads to the development and implementation of an action plan.
  3. Follows up on all patient concerns in a timely manner, provides service recovery as needed and escalates patient concerns as appropriate.
  4. Designs, supports and leads a safe, therapeutic and efficient patient-centered care environment for professional practice.
  5. Identifies and investigates issues or variances in practice/operations by participating in the RCA process and develops and implements corrective action plans.
  6. Demonstrates accountability for all unit quality and safety practices and compliance, and ensures maintenance of mandatory staff competency evaluations.
  7. Coaches/mentors Nurse Managers in the escalation of potential safety hazards and validation of compliance with hospital and departmental ensure and procedures and regulatory agency standards.
  8. Works collaboratively with Nurse Manager/, physician dyads and all members of the healthcare team to develop a cohesive unit leadership group.
  9. Maintains service line compliance with all regulatory agency mandates, including the regulations of NYS DOH and The Joint Commission.
  10. Oversees Nurse Managers to ensure 24 hour patient care delivery, throughput, staffing and processes to insure efficient and effective operations.
  11. Oversees the development and implementation of several unit or service line budgets, including capital equipment allocation, budget variances, management of OT and vacancies according to MSHS financial goals.
  12. Oversees control of positions and the recruitment and retention of qualified staff.
  13. Evaluates Nurse Manager Performance. Mentors, coaches, counsels and disciplines staff as needed
  14. Encourages and facilitates a spirit of scholarship, inquiry, life-long learning and innovation for self and others
Education Requirements
Bachelor of Science with a major in nursing and Master’s degree in nursing or health related specialty required; doctorate preferred.
Experience Requirements
7+ years minimum demonstrated clinical and administrative expertise in area of nursing practice assigned.
Licensing and Certification Requirements (if applicable)
Licensed as a registered nurse with current registration in New York State.
Professional Board Certification in leadership and/or clinical specialty strongly preferred
 General Skills and Competencies
1. Must have relevant clinical experience in area of nursing practice assigned
2. Evidence of ability to maintain and promote interpersonal relationships, communicate appropriately to others, and work effectively and efficiently to solve problems
3. Demonstrates the ability to work in a team displaying effective communication and critical thinking
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 
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Who We Are
Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 
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