Job Description:

TITLE:
Assistant Director Of Nursing

JOB CODE:
510120

DEPARTMENT:
Nursing

DEPT #:
01.

6410

EDIT DATE:
11/05/08

REPORTS TO:
Manager, Asst Directors of Nursing

JOB SUMMARY

Provides supervision for clinical operations and acts as liaison for the management support services. Directs and supervises the work of Patient Care Services employees hospital wide, provides leadership, acts as role model for staff, assists in conflict resolution and supports the process of critical thinking for employees, promotes patient focused environment to provide optimal patient care. Coordinates the placement of all admissions and transfers in accordance with the clinical standards and guidelines. Ensures appropriate utilization of clinical services and resources.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES/CRITICAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Serves as clinical resource to nursing staff either through direct application or securing the assistance of others.
Assists staff members in crisis situations, providing clinical, emotional and managerial support.
Builds and maintains constructive and collaborative relationships among all members of the health care team
Supports management objectives of the clinical managers
Assists in resolving conflicts, assist in problem solving through interdisciplinary involvement.
Works with department staff and patient care managers to adjust resource allocations according to needs.
Manages the appropriate use of beds and clinical services
Assumes responsibility for the professional development and participates in activities that foster clinical development.
Demonstrates the ability to provide a safe environment for self and patients.
Assists in the direction of support services, giving feedback to appropriate manager.
Communicates pertinent and significant clinical and operational information on oncoming Assistant Director of Nursing.

DIRECTION OF OTHERS

Oversees all patient care service employees and assigned shift support services. Provides direction as well as input and feedback to managers regarding performance of staff.



Job Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

Education:
Graduate of an Accredited Nursing Program, BSN preferred. Will consider candidates with completion of BSN within 3 years.


Experience:
Minimum 5 years acute care hospital experience. Critical care experience preferred. Demonstration for potential for management and leadership by previous experience and education.


Training:
Hospital and Unit based orientation. BLS, ACLS required, PALS preferred, designated requestor for organ procurement.


Licensure:
Valid State of CT Registered Nurse License

Other:
Excellent interpersonal skills essential. Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills required.

The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the principal functions of the job, as identified, and shall not be considered an exhaustive list of job responsibilities which may be inherent in the position. Responsibilities are subject to change.

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