NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital at NYU Langone Health is one of the nation's leading orthopedic and rheumatologic, specialty hospitals dedicated to the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases. The hospital provides some of the most advanced orthopedic programs in the region for musculoskeletal disorders and the largest pediatric orthopedic program in New York City. The hospital is consistently ranked among the leading orthopedic centers nationwide by U.S. News and World Report. Our expert physicians combine extensive experience and research with the latest technology for bone and joint problems that affect patient's ability to function. We specialize in the following areas: Orthopedic Surgery, Rheumatology, Neurology, and Radiology. Learn more about NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital , and interact with us on LinkedIn , Glassdoor , Indeed , Facebook , Twitter , YouTube and Instagram .
Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Per Diem-Nurse Administrator Evenings/Days. In this role, the successful candidate facilitates the provision of patient care services; coordinates nursing resources; supports, guides and serves as clinical consultant to local nursing leadership and staff; represents the hospital to the patients, families and external agencies as required; serves as a liaison between nursing staff, hospital administration, and other departments and disciplines regarding patient care and other related matters during the evening, night and weekend hours.
- Initiates informal and formal self-directed evaluation of individual and group performance and learning opportunities that arise from incidents or situations.
- Demonstrates safe, effective and proficient direct patient care when opportunities arise.
- Articulates and demonstrates expert nursing process when providing support and guidance to staff.
- Supports emergency situations by facilitating rapid response, coordinating personnel, follow-through on communication with family members, other disciplines and administration.
- Demonstrates ability to provide or find appropriate clinical resources for problem-solving patient care situations and trouble-shooting equipment or devices.
- Articulates, uses, and participates in developing process standards in area of expertise.
- Identifies situations that potentially or actually pose a threat to the safety of patients, visitors, or staff; intervenes to resolve the immediate issues, and communicates relevant information to the appropriate staff for longer-term follow-up.
- Acts as a clinical and administrative resource to staff involved in potential or actual sentinel events, and reports the details through the appropriate risk management channels.
- Keeps evening and night shift personnel updated on policy and procedure changes and other matters as they relate to staff.
- Coordinates, facilitates and prioritizes hospital-wide patient care services during the duration of the shift, using appropriate resources to problem solving.
- Communicates patient care and family needs to other Departments, facilitating immediate solution, and providing sufficient communication for follow-through.
- Coordinates and facilitates patient flow based on special patient needs, acuity and staffing patterns
- Supports an environment of patient safety and a just culture
- Serves as a resource or contributor to other hospital departments in problem solving and developing innovative approaches to the provision of patient care services.
- Provides guidance to unit and service leadership in effective utilization of resources to meet patient care needs. Coordinates scheduling and general assignments of nursing staff to optimally support patient care.
- Communicates pertinent, value-added information to incoming Nurse Administrator(s), respective Nurse Managers, Directors of Nursing, and Vice President of Nursing and Patient Services, and pertinent hospital administrators, supporting effective exchange of information.
- Exercises fair and effective labor relations, and timely intervention in conflict situations.
- Demonstrates functional knowledge of union contract and Hospital policies that apply directly to working conditions of employees and management.
- Represents the hospital on first-line response basis for patient, family, regulatory agencies, including provision of administrative authorization when indicated.
- Participates in the implementation of the Nursing Strategic Plan.
- Demonstrates the core values of the organization.
- Responds in emergency situations by supporting and utilizing professional sources.
- Initiates emergency management response program to internal and external disasters, and participates in the evaluation of responses.
- Participates in Nursing Leadership meetings, hospital-wide committees and other leadership meetings or activities as feasible.
- Serves as a liaison between the leadership on premises and the administrator-on-call, Office of Public Affairs, Chief Medical Officer and others during hours that hospital administration is not present.
- Provides guidance to the administrator-on-call in problem solving and facilitating patient services during their working hours.
- Articulates, uses, and participates in the development of departmental, interdisciplinary, and service structure standards as feasible and as requested.
- Participates in interviewing panels for various levels of leadership as requested, and provides recommendations to the decision-maker.
- Maintains clinical and leadership competency.
- Develops and pursues a personal professional development plan
- Provides input to Nursing Education in assessment and identification of learning needs throughout the hospital
- Participates in orientation and development programs for staff and leadership as planned with Nurse Educators, Nurse Managers, Directors, and Hospital Administration.
- Supports nursing staff attendance at education programs.
- Conducts clinical rounds as feasible.
- Maintains awareness of Departmental Quality & Performance Improvement Program, annual indicator selection and relevance to patient care areas.
- Participates as feasible in conducting evaluation of standards and indicators selected.
- Participates in data collection as requested for specific performance improvement projects
- Uses a systems approach to problem-solving that lends to aggregation of information, useful for program improvement and performance enhancement.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a BSN/MSN. RN Licensure/BLS/ACLS. Acute Care experience/previous leadership. Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital at NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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