Minimum Qualifications: NYS licensed/registered R.N, Bachelor's degree in related healthcare field and a minimum of 5 years experience with progressive management responsibilities plus excellent written/oral communication, organizational and interpersonal skills required. Masters in Public Health, Health Administration or Business Administration or related field is preferred. Previous experience in Ambulatory Services is strongly preferred. CPR certification required.
Job Standard / Operational Needs: In collaboration with Ambulatory Services Administration and Directors of Business Operations, the Assistant Director of Nursing for Ambulatory Services will be responsible for clinical services in designated Ambulatory Services departments. The Assistant Director will report directly to the Associate Administrator for Ambulatory Services and will be responsible for the supervision of designated clinical department managers and staff, the provision of clinical leadership to the unit/ area managers, the interpretation, development and maintenance of standards of clinical practice, development and evaluation of quality and patient satisfaction initiatives, and the development of physician and interdepartmental relations. The assistant director of nursing will work within a multidisciplinary team to direct and control the daily operations for nursing services as well as participate in decision making and problem solving processes for the efficient and effective operations of designated ambulatory departments. The assistant director of nursing will interpret and enforce policies and standards in accordance with the state nurse practice act, local, legal and regulatory requirements. The assistant director of nursing supports a shared governance model and its initiatives including evidence based practice and outcome and as a member of the hospital leadership team, develops, communicates, interprets and implements policies and procedures for the efficient and effective operation of the assigned ambulatory departments, forecasts resource requirements for nursing and clinical services and maintains knowledge of current nursing standards.
About State University of New York Upstate Medical University
SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is also the region's largest employer with 9,460 employees. Affiliated with the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care. Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by i...ts four colleges?Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region. As a biomedical research enterprise, Upstate focuses on the most prevalent human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, nervous system disorders, vision, and infectious diseases. The quest for treatments and cures is built upon expertise in structural, molecular and systems biology. Upstate also offers many clinical trials for patients. The Upstate University Health System serves 1.8 million people, often the most seriously ill and injured, and includes Upstate University Hospital; Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus; Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, and numerous satellite sites.