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Associate Director of Nursing

Facility: Good Shepherd Hospice Location: Port Jefferson, NY Department: Inpatient Center - Pt. Jeff Category: Nursing / Nursing Leadership Schedule: Full Time Shift: Day shift Hours: 9am - 5pm ReqNum: 6009561

Associate Director of Nursing

Hospice Inpatient

Port Jefferson, New York

Good Shepherd Hospice, a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island, promotes the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being both of the person completing life's journey and their family members, providing comprehensive and compassionate end-of-life care of the highest quality. Good Shepherd helps patients and their families live each day fully, focusing on quality of life, control of symptoms and the things that matter to them the most.

Our team of professionals, caregivers and trained volunteers are dedicated to providing both medical and emotional support to patients and families. We currently employ more than 250 staff members and have a volunteer core of over 100 dedicated people.

The Associate Director of Nursing is responsible for oversight management and supervisory responsibilities for clinical staff, as well as the daily interdisciplinary delivery of Hospice care and services to Hospice patients and their families in our Inpatient Center. Reporting to the Director of Patient Services, the Associate Director assigns clinical personnel to care for patients and their families, assures the delivery of care is in accordance with Hospice regulations, serves as a resource for clinical staff and manages the daily operations of a 24-hour unit.

The successful candidate will possess knowledge of Hospice concepts, philosophy, policies and procedures, the ability to assess the needs of terminally ill patients and their families as well as symptom control planning, and the ability to coordinate the resources and personnel involved in a comprehensive interdisciplinary team approach to care.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current and valid NYS license to practice as a Registered Nurse
  • Master's degree in Healthcare or Management, and a BSN
  • Prior experience as a Nurse Manager of an acute care unit.
  • Minimum 3 years bedside nursing in acute care
  • Minimum of 2 years managerial experience
  • Strong proficiency in Electronic Medical Records

We offer a competitive salary, dynamic work atmosphere, and a comprehensive benefits package.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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