Director of Emergency Department & Medical Surgical Nursing

Director of Emergency Department & Medical Surgical Nursing

The Director of Emergency Department & Medical Surgical Nursing is a Registered Nurse who provides unit leadership within the Emergency Department & Medical Surgical Unit (3 West) and works in partnership with the other nursing leaders, departments, the healthcare team, hospital/system leaders to develop a quality practice setting that supports professional nursing and quality patient care.

The Director of Emergency Department & Medical Surgical Nursing is accountable for the effective delivery of competent, compassionate, and efficient patient care. Responsibilities include coordination of patient care; supervision of a professional team that includes nursing and other licensed and unlicensed staff as appropriate; administrative and budget management; troubleshooting of problem areas; organizational change management; ensuring compliance with accreditation and regulatory standards; quality assurance/quality improvement; safety and risk management requirements as well as actualization of hospital and unit policies, goals and objectives. Further, improving unit operations, enhancing communication and feedback, customizing education and staff roles, and accepting organizational accountability for services provided to recipients are critical outcomes expected of this role. Collaborative leadership, strong organizational and communication skills are essential for this role.  The ideal candidate would possess strong clinical expertise, leadership skills, and a dedication to delivering high-quality patient care in a rural healthcare setting.

EDUCATION:  Graduate of an accredited nursing program with an associate’s degree.  Employee is trained and prepared to care for the age-specific group served {i.e.: neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult & geriatric} served on their assigned unit.

PREFERRED:  Possess a Bachelor of Science Nursing degree or master’s degree. Certification in area of practice. (Consistent with the type of patient population to be managed). Two (2) years management experience.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICTION/REGISTRATION:  Possess current New York State License for Registered Processional Nurse.  American Heart Association Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within six (6) months of hires. 

EXPERIENCE:  Five (5) years of medical/surgical experience or equivalent.

SHIFT: 6:45AM – 3:15PM    |   Hours will fluctuate depending on practice(s) needs   |    STATUS: 40 HOURS

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Director of Applications

DEPARTMENT: Information Services

The purpose of this position is to be responsible for assuring the overall successful implementation of Meditech’s clinical modules (i.e., Laboratory, Microbiology, Anatomical Pathology, Blood Bank, Pharmacy, Diagnostic Imaging, Nurse Station Communications, Nursing Acuity, Nursing Care Plans, Patient Care Inquiry) in a timely manner.

EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s degree in nursing or related field.

PREFERRED:  Informatics degree or equivalent experience.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION:  None

EXPERIENCE:  Possess a least five (5) years’ experience leading, implementing and supporting clinical applications and staff within a Meditech facility, preferably Expanse. 

PREFERRED:  Process project management experience.

KNOWLEDGE:  Possess a working knowledge of provider workflows and documentation, clinical staff roles and responsibilities along with basic computer troubleshooting.

SHIFT:  7:30 AM – 4:00 PM         STATUS: 40 HOURS

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Director of Recreation Therapy

Nathan Littauer Nursing Home

The purpose of the Director of Recreation Therapy is to provide a strong, well-organized recreation program to meet the social, emotional, physical and cognitive needs of the residents seven (7) days a week taking into account the individual resident’s special physical or age-related needs. To develop programming to stimulate individual interests in meaningful activities.  To provide a therapeutic environment for all residents. 

  • Possess a Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a major in therapeutic recreation or a major in recreation with an option in therapeutic recreation.
  • Prefer Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in therapeutic recreation or a major in recreation with an option in therapeutic recreation.
  • Certification as a Recreation Therapist.  Clearance through the New York State Control Register or Child Abuse and Maltreatment.
  • Prefer three (3) years experience as a Recreational Therapist.
  • Possess a working knowledge of Federal and State Medicare and Medicaid conditions of participation; New York State Codes, Rules and Regulations.

Status:  8:00am – 4:30pm (40 hours)  Hours will fluctuate depending on departmental needs.

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Nursing Supervisor

****There is a $15,000 sign on bonus for full time evening/night Nursing Supervisors****

JOB PURPOSE: The purpose of the Nursing Supervisor job is to coordinate the activities of the patient care units in a centralized nursing environment.  The Nursing Supervisor assists the Nurse Managers in departmental staffing on a daily basis, maintains approved standards of patient care within the Division of Nursing taking into account the individual patient’s special physical or age-related needs, investigates and resolves complaints and maintains a safe environment for staff and patients.  The Nursing Supervisor has responsibility for the operation of the entire hospital in the absence of Department Heads and Administration with the support of the designated “Administrator-on-call”.

Work is performed in accordance with established hospital standards, nursing department/unit process and outcome standards, established regulatory and accreditation requirements, and consistent with the philosophy, goals and objectives of the hospital and nursing department.

EDUCATION:  Graduate from an accredited nursing program with associate’s degree or diploma required.  Employee is trained and prepared to care for the age-specific group served.

PREFERRED: Bachelor of Science Nursing degree.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Possess current NYS license for Registered Professional Nurse, American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certifications within the first 6 months of hire or transfer.   

EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years of medical/surgical experience or equivalent. 

PREFERRED: Two (2) years nursing management experience.

KNOWLEDGE: Possess a working knowledge of NYS Department of Health Code, Rules and Regulations, accreditation requirements, administrative policies, nursing structure standards, procedures and protocols, union contracts, child abuse reporting requirements, OSHA, infection control, safety, body mechanics, scope of practice, documentation computers and communication systems.  Possess knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on their assigned unit.  Possess knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.

SHIFT:  5:45PM – 6:15AM | STATUS:  36 hours (Hours will fluctuate depending on departmental needs)

RATE OF PAY: $37.85 – $50.47 / HOUR
Compensation for this position is based on individual skill set, experience, and qualifications.

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Staff Physical Therapist

****There is a $7,500 sign on bonus for full time Staff Physical Therapist****

Description:  The purpose of this job is to evaluate patients, develop care plans and administer or direct the administration of physical agents and procedures utilized in rehabilitative medicine as prescribed by a referring physician, taking into account the individual patient’s special physical or age-related needs.

  • Possess a Bachelors of Science Degree in Physical Therapy.
  • Prefer Masters of Science Degree in Physical Therapy.
  • Possess a New York State Physical Therapist License.  Possess CSCS (Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist) certification.
  • Possess no prior experience.  New graduate is acceptable, on the job training will be provided to new graduates for up to six (6) months.
  • Prefer prior experience in a rehabilitative medicine setting.

Status:  7:00am – 3:30pm (40 hours)

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