DUTIES: SUNY Downstate Medical Center has a unique opportunity for an Associate Director of Nursing for Clinical Transformation and Innovation. Reporting to the CNO, the successful candidate demonstrates, clinical leadership, project management/strategic planning, accountability for the development and implementation of nursing excellence projects that achieve outcomes consistent with to Magnet designation and nationally recognized nursing excellence programs. The role requires acumen with data tools, collection and analysis; innovative methodologies for achieving exemplary clinical practice and clinical transformation. The successful candidate collaborates effectively in a dynamic, academic health care setting. The ideal candidate must possess experience as the designated Hospital Coordinator for the National Data for Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI). Additionally, the candidate must have knowledge and experience to integrate into practice: - Magnet Standards, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); - New York State Partnership Association (NYSPA); Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN); - Leapfrog survey indicators and outcomes and regulatory requirements (eg. TJC, CMS, DOH). Finally, collaborates with the Quality Management Department to ensure accurate data collection and that project management and initiatives are consistent with the priorities established by the hospital. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: REQUIRED: - Current New York State Registered Professional Nurse. - Master's Degree in Nursing required, Doctorate preferred. - Board Certified (CPHQ) by the National Association for Healthcare Quality (or eligible to obtain in one year). - Three to Five years or more, working as a Clinical Transformation Performance Improvement Leader. - Proficient in oral and written communication skills. - Computer skills able to use WORD and Excel. Additional Info: *Please ensure you include the 5-digit Line Number and Job Title in the subject line and body of your email submission.Closing Date: Open Until Filled STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
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About SUNY Downstate Medical Center
SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges of investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.