RWJBarnabas Health Assistant Director Clinical - Psych Screening in United States
Assistant Director Clinical - Psych Screening Req #: 0000050708
Facility: Monmouth Medical Center
300 Second Avenue, Long Branch, NJ 07740
Monmouth Medical Center (MMC) is one of New Jersey's largest community teaching hospitals, where physicians and employees work as a team dedicated to academic and clinical excellence and comprehensive, compassionate patient care. As part of RWJ Barnabas Health, Monmouth Medical Center is a leader in designing unparalleled new ways for delivering health care. For over 130 years, Monmouth Medical Center has been the leader in central New Jersey in providing the best in health care and the latest in medical technology to nearly 1 million residents that comprise its primary service area of Monmouth County, and portions of Ocean and Middlesex counties. Monmouth Medical Center is recognized as a Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group, which is widely acknowledged and underscores the highest commitment to patient safety and quality. MMC is the only hospital in Monmouth and Ocean counties to receive an A Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, the nation s leading experts on patient safety, for six consecutive rating periods. We continue to lead the system in HCAHPS scores, and are looked to as a model for best practice in patient satisfaction.
Summary of Job Function: The Assistant Director provides nursing care in the acute care setting within the scope of practice defined by the Nurse Practice Act and regulatory standards. Assists in directing and supervising all functions and activities in a patient care setting. Performs duties in any nursing capacity as needed. Assures safety in practice by maintaining a realization of own individual level of knowledge and experience and assumes responsibility for advancing knowledge of self and others of the patient care team by communication with and utilizing resource persons and programs available. Utilizes the nursing process in all aspects of the provision of care, individualizing the plan of care to address a specific patient s needs. Responsible for supervising and directing the delegation of tasks to appropriate personnel and for consistently setting and evaluating .Exercises supervisory authority and independent judgment in assigning employee labor. Is responsible for knowledge of the patient population served and assures awareness of ethical standards of practice as defined by the ANA code of ethics. Assures safety in practice and is inclusive of the principles of evidence based practice by maintaining a realization of own individual level of knowledge and experience and assumes responsibility for advancing knowledge of self and others of the patient care team by communication with and utilizing resource persons and programs available. Is responsible for reporting identified safety issues such as hazardous environments (i.e. damaged floors/walls/ceiling tiles/unsecured areas) and medical errors, etc
Exercises supervisory authority and independent judgment in directing employee labor. Makes recommendations regarding the ongoing performance evaluation of supervised staff and resulting actions (i.e. reward, discipline, discharge, etc.).
Insure that [unit/department/division] is in compliance with all applicable policies, laws and regulations.
Job Qualifications: AA/AS Degree; BSN Degree preferred. Two to three years experience in related specialty. Additional experience required based upon specific department needs. Current NJ RN Licensure required. National Certification in area of specialty preferred. BLS required.
Vacation/Personal/Holiday/Sick Time Off
Short & Long Term Disability
Basic Life & Accidental Death Insurance
Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Equal Employment Opportunity
RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer