Associate Director of Nursing

US-NY-Old Bethpage | US-NY
Job ID
2017-3809
Category
Clinical Services

Overview

Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE) founded in 1977 and headquartered in Old Bethpage, benefits and proudly supports more than 4,000 individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, mental illness and traumatic brain injury. It is the mission of FREE to help individuals of all abilities realize their full potential. FREE provides a diverse array of supports and services including: housing, recovery services, transition to work, employment, day, community and family services, respite, crisis services, education and after-school support, primary and specialty health care and advocacy.

“All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Responsibilities

 

Under the Supervision of the Assistant Vice President, the Associate Director of Nursing is responsible for the overall oversight and supervision of the healthcare needs of the people we support. The Associate Director of Nursing  will provide direct supervision and support to the Registered Nurses working in multiple divisions across a variety of service systems including OPWDD, OMH, DOH, etc.   In addition, The Associate Director of Nursing will work in conjunction with the respective Interdisciplinary Teams and Operating Divisions to ensure the delivery of the highest quality of integrated health and continuity of care to the people we support. The qualified candidate must be able to work in partnership with all personnel within the organization to ensure the highest quality of clinical services for the people we support in a manner that is consistent and aligned with the agency mission and vision, and the philosophy of the Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL).

 

Qualifications

  • NYS RN License
  • BSN preferred
  • Experience working with the differently-abled population preferred
  • Knowledge of state and federal regulations preferred (OPWDD, OMH, DOH, etc.)
  • 3+ years Nursing / Supervisory experience preferred
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and ability to be flexible to meet the needs of a diverse population in a variety of settings
  • Willingness to assume 24/7 on-call responsibility
  • Strong verbal and written communication and organizational skills
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License

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