Bellevue Hospital Center- New York, NY
Under the guidance and direction of the Deputy Executive Director of Nursing (DEDON), the Associate Executive Director of Nursing (AEDON) oversees the operations of the Nursing department and the delivery of nursing services. Tracks and trends information obtained through performance improvement activities and uses information gained for quality improvement. The AEDON serves as a member of the management team and on committees as assigned and ensures nursing services are provided in compliance with the laws and regulations of federal, state and local government agencies and with the standards, rules and regulations of various accrediting and approval agencies, including Joint Commission. Integrates nursing functions with clinical and admissions programs, assuring efficient and effective operations. Develops and tracks achievement of nursing department objectives. Manages the daily operations of nursing services and intervenes in crisis situations and investigates incidents. The AEDON maintains current knowledge of regulatory and accreditation requirements and shares with staff to ensure their understanding of and adherence to these requirements. The AEDON develops goals, policies, procedures and protocols and provides reports as required to administration and external funding and regulatory entities. Develops and implements tools to measure, assess and improve quality of nursing care, treatment and service. Oversees nursing services documentation to ensure it meets all standards. The AEDON actively participates in strategic planning and budget development, and in conjunction with the CNO formulates a flexible staffing plan for nursing services. Actively participates in Performance Improvement activities per requirements of accreditation, licensure, funding and administration (hires, orients, trains and supervises employee and contract staff, providing a departmental orientation specific to the functions of the department and the job responsibilities of the staff member). The AEDON will oversee the staffing office, recruitment, staff development initiatives and education. The AEDON will be responsible for the whole nursing department in the absence of the DED/CNO.
Job Type: Full-time
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