Assistant Nursing Director

Recruitment #040519-MDGB06-350600

Summary Statement

The incumbents in these positions will assist the Director of Nursing (DON), with administrative duties in the overall 24 hour supervision of the nursing department.   Responsibilities include: working with DON identifying and resolving deficiencies with implemented correction plans; coordinating staff assignments ensuring all shifts are staffed; reviewing staff performance; ensuring all standards of care are adhered to, and supervising shift/unit supervisors.  The incumbents provide teaching and feedback in emergency responses as well as clinical skills.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of every job duty for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
  • Provides or evaluates direct nursing care.
     
  • Develops, implements and/or reviews nursing care plans.
     
  • Provides health care instruction and guidance to individuals, families, community groups and/or nursing home facilities in the management of their health care needs.
     
  • Maintains an effective working relationship with other members of the treatment team.
     
  • Prepares and submits records, reports, evaluations and forms. 
     
  • Participates in and make recommendations regarding quality assurance activities. 

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Assistant Nursing Director: 

Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

Psychiatric Nursing:

  1. Possession of a Delaware Registered Nurse license OR multi-state compact license.
  2. At least three years experience as a Registered Nurse in Psychiatric Nursing OR a Bachelors degree or higher in Nursing and at least two years experience as a Registered Nurse in Psychiatric Nursing OR a Masters degree or higher in Nursing and at least one year experience as a Registered Nurse in Psychiatric Nursing
  3. Knowledge of staff supervision acquired through course work, academic training, training provided through an employer, or performing as a lead worker overseeing the work of others; OR supervising staff which may include planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others; OR supervising through subordinate supervisors a group of professional, technical, and clerical employees.
  4. Knowledge of developing policies and procedures.
  5. Knowledge of budget development which includes analyzing financial data and making long and short range plans and projections.

Additional Posting Information

This posting may be closed on or before October 6, 2019 upon filling the vacant position(s).

Conditions of Hire

Criminal background check:  A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire.  The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.    

Pre-employment Drug Testing:  Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process.

Benefits

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

Selection Process

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com.

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Accommodations

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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