Senior Director Nursing

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Senior Director of Nursing is responsible for the daily operations of the Department of Nursing and all assigned clinical programs, which includes overall strategic planning for all clinical programs to ensure implementation of the mission, philosophy, patient care standards and nursing informatics to support nursing practice. S/he is accountable for budgetary planning and resources to enhance the quality of patient care.

The Senior Director of Nursing is responsible for facilitating the overall strategic plan for personnel and resource management, annual goals and objectives, and fiscal targets in collaboration with Nursing senior leadership.

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.

Evaluates Director/Associate Director of Nursing performance. Mentors, coaches, counsels and disciplines staff as needed.

Maintains compliance with all regulatory agency mandates, including the regulations of NYS DOH and The Joint Commission. 




Bachelor of Science with a major in nursing and Master’s degree in nursing or health related specialty required; doctorate strongly preferred.


7-10 years of demonstrated clinical and administrative expertise in area of nursing practice assigned.

Licensing and Certification:

Licensed as a registered nurse with current registration in New York State.
Professional Board Certification in leadership and/or clinical specialty is preferred.

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. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

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. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans


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