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Stony Brook Medicine (Stony Brook University Hospital) Nursing Administrator - Emergency Department in Stony Brook, New York

Nursing Administrator - Emergency Department (2002303)

Position Summary

At Stony Brook Medicine, under the general direction of the Director of Nursing Support Services, this position of Nursing Administrator/Housewide Supervisor has the responsibility for coordinating all administrative and clinical matters pertaining to the administration, coordination, and supervision of nursing activities in the hospital. These duties encompass, but are not limited to, supervision and guidance of clinicians, evaluation of patient care practices, implementation of Performance Improvement monitoring, and participation in decision making activities.

Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.

Duties of a Nursing Administrator/Housewide Supervisor may include the following but are not limited to:
Utilize Stony Brook Medicine mission, vision and values to set the departmental benchmark for customer service.
Participates and monitors the organization's quality and patient safety programs:
a. Knowledgeable/participates in the quality and patient safety programs.
b. Assesses units/organization for factor related to patient safety, staffing/scheduling methodology and patient flow.
c. Participates in goals for staffing, scheduling, utilization of patient acuity system and patient flow process.
Coordinates and directs the day to day patient flow of the ED/PACU and all in patient units within the Division of Nursing. Works cohesively with Admitting Department to ensure timely bed assignments. Advises the Director of all matters pertinent to the administration of Nursing Support Services.
Maintains an appropriate level of staffing to meet patient care requirements and NYS Nursing Quality Protection Act. Makes daily staffing adjustments to accommodate changes in patient census and acuity.
a. Gives prior approval for overtime usage in the absence of the Unit Manager while remaining cognizant of the Nursing budget.
b. Assigns Float Staff/Agency personnel based on established guidelines in accordance with credentialing criteria.
Address and resolves patient/family concerns and complaints.
Ensures back up AOD/Chief Nursing Officer remains apprised of pertinent issues related to hospital operations in a timely manner.
Ensures full compliance with requirements set forth by accrediting and regulatory agencies.
Implements Chain of Command Policy as appropriate. Empowers staff to utilize Chain of Command Policy.
Demonstrates proficiency in computer applications Clairvia and Capacity Management. Utilizes SB Safe for reporting quality improvement information.
Assists the development and implementation of policies and procedures. Interprets hospital policies to nursing staff and provides opportunities for education when necessary.
Provides for direct day-to-day evaluation of the quantitative services to patients and communicates results to appropriate Nurse Manager.
Collaborates with members of the medical staff as well as other disciplines in planning, implementing and evaluating patient care.
Maintains regular communication with Nurse Managers regarding observations of staff and clinical performance.
Ensures the implementation and evaluation of standards of nursing practice. Participates in the Performance Improvement Program Activities.
Serves on selected committees as designated by the Director of Nursing Support Services.
Conducts ongoing quality assurance chart reviews to ensure appropriate medical documentation is provided by medical health care team.


Required: Current NYS RN Licensure. B.S.N or related field. Four years post licensure experience to include three years in specialty and two years management/supervisory experience. Proficiency in computer skills.

Preferred: Master's degree.

Special Notes: Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.

Posting Overview: This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).

If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.

Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.

Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:

Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).

Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

*The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination.

If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the University Office of Equity and Access at (631)632-6280.

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Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.