This title is in the unclassified service and in the SUNY Professional Services Negotiating Unit.
This family represents positions that are both clinical and administrative within Nursing.
Assumes leadership of defined clinical areas or administrative areas to provide comprehensive service to patients and staff. Works closely with Director of Nursing and peer Associate Directors in the planning, operation and evaluation of Nursing Department programs in policy formulation and implementation. Represents Nursing Administration and Hospital in center-wide management committees. Determines numbers and levels of staff needed on nursing units and establishes and maintains a staffing allocation system. Is responsible for the employment, assignment and evaluation of Assistant Nursing Directors and Nurse Administrators. Participates with Personnel and Employee Relations as the Principal Nursing Administrator in incident investigations and in the determination of disciplinary action, grievance responses and responses to external regulatory agencies. Identifies educational needs and participates in providing orientation, in-service, continuing education and special programs for all levels of nursing staff.
Participates with peers and Director of Nursing in setting Nursing Department goals and in evaluating progress. Assists in the preparation of annual budget for Nursing and in the planning, implementation and evaluation of changes/needs in Hospital design, equipment and supplies for assigned clinical areas. Ensures that there are ongoing programs to orient, train and maintain the knowledge base and skills of staff. Develops, implements and a Quality Assurance program and submits periodic reports to the hospital-wide Quality Assurance Committee and the Director of Nursing.
BSN, MS and RN with seven years post license experience to include five years progressive management/supervisory experience.
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