Chief of Nursing, New York
Full Time Shift Work Short Term
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Chief of Nursing
The Chief of Nursing is responsible for working with the healthcare team to provide patients with critical medical care services within the standard of care for critical care patients. The Nurse Manager directs, supervises and leads the nursing staff at the clinic health unit for the treatment and prevention of COVID-19. This is a temporary position and length of assignment may vary based on operational needs and client requirements. This position is responsible to be compliant with the current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance, as well as DOH and Agency for Healthcare Administration COVID-19 specific requirements. This position reports to the assigned Medical Administrator.
All services shall be provided in accordance with established standards, principles and ethics of the profession, applicable professional specialty organizations, and the high-quality standard for which CHS is recognized.
This position is based in New York City. Travel, lodging, and per diem allowances will be provided in accordance with GSA guidelines.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Promote the mission, vision, and values of the organization.
Plans and coordinates with the Project Manager and the PMO team.
Must have strong computer and research skills to maintain clinical competence with new COVID-19 developments, best practices, and standards of care.
Responsible for coordinating and leading in nursing practice, quality of care, performance improvement, patient safety, and environment of care.
Assures nurse staffing and equipment requirements to achieve current demands, safety requirements, and accreditation standards.
Oversees Nurse Supervisor nurses and paramedics providing direct care.
Manages budgets, resources and personnel matters.
Initiates disciplining and termination of personnel that jeopardize the mission with appropriate corrective actions as needed for performance and/or conduct concerns.
Works closely with Nurse Supervisor to implement standards of care across nursing unit.
Ensures adherence to regulatory requirements including TJC, OSHA, CDC, CMS.
Ensures compliance with state and federal requirements, accreditation bodies, organization’s policies, and clinical responsibilities.
Implements an effective, on-going system to measure, assess, and improve the quality of nursing care delivered to patients.
Evaluates operation and services in correlation to patient flow, productivity, and treatment needs of the population.
Ensures continuously improved patient care procedures and control mechanisms relating to quality and compliance.
Proposes and implements needed changes and new knowledge on COVID-19 as it develops.
Coordinates communication and promotes a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach.
Must maintain superior collaborative relationships with physicians.
Responsible for data collection and analysis for the completion of reports.
Ensures regulations and guidelines pertaining to the use, handling, shipping, and disposal of potential biohazards are enforced.
May lead investigations and reporting of non-compliance.
Develops employee health initiatives and programs.
Coordinates and educates on infection prevention and control, including classes in infection prevention, control practices and employee health to include N95 Respirator Training, appropriate donning and duffing of PPE and Blood Borne Pathogen training and compliance.
Possess excellent interpersonal and strong communication skills.
Role is fast-paced, multi-dimensional and entails organization and critical thinking.
Ensures safe operating conditions within the area of responsibility.
Perform other duties as assigned or requested.
Three (3) or more years’ experience as a nurse manager.
A graduate or higher-level degree, bachelor's degree, from an accredited professional nursing educational program is required.
Must have passed the National Council Licensure Examination.
Must possess a current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a professional nurse.
Must be proficient and have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Able to adapt to sudden changes and flexibility in work requirements to include potential shift changes based on operational needs and/or command priorities.
Location of services may at times be in challenging environments.
Must be able to multi-task, be detail-oriented, organized, and demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.
Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN-Adult) preferred but not required.
Certified Nurse Manager and Leader (CNML) preferred but not required.
Certified in Executive Nursing Practice (CENP) preferred but not required.
Infection Control Certification (CBIC) preferred but not required
Master’s degree (MSN) highly desirable but not required.
Chief of Nursing
Acuity International is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.