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Director of Nursing

Company: Good Shepherd Services
Location: Bronx
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Good Shepherd Services is a leading multi-service agency with more than 85 programs that serve over 30,000 youth and families each year - and builds on their strengths to help them gain skills for success. At Good Shepherd we respect the dignity and worth of every person and reject intolerance, inequity and injustice in whatever form it may take. Voted one of the top 100 places to work in NYC by Crain's New York, Good Shepherd Services offers a fantastic work environment, a collaborative team dedicated to fulfilling our mission, and an amazing array of benefits. Join our team and help make a difference! NOTE: As a NYC contracted agency all positions at Good Shepherd Services fall under the NYC vaccine mandate. All employees, volunteers and interns must show proof of vaccination upon hire.Salary: $100,000/Yr. to $110,000/Yr.Benefits/Perks:+ Tuition Assistance Program+ Monthly MetroCards or travel reimbursement for use of personal vehicle will be provided to staff conducting home visits to families+ Generous paid time off (Including 5 Self-Care Days/Floating Holidays, 12 Sick Days, 15 Vacation Days, and 11 Holidays)+ Healthcare Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision, and Pet Care)+ 403(b) Plan (GSS contributes 3% of your salary to your 403(b) plan after 3 years of service, with contributions increasing over time) Candidates hired in this position will work in person but will have the flexibility to work remotely when program need allowsThe Director of Nursing for T/FFC and GH Health Services programs works in consultation with the Vice President of Health Services and Chief for Youth and Family Wellbeing Programs. S/he is responsible for the development and implementation of policies and procedures and oversight for the comprehensive healthcare of children in foster care and adoption programs. Reports to: VICE PRESIDENT OF HEALTH CARE SERVICESLocation: 7 West Burnside Avenue, Bronx, New York 10453Hours: 35 Hours/Week; ExemptMajor Duties: + Directly supervise agency Nursing Supervisors and Managers.+ Establish trauma sensitive health service standards and philosophy that are to be followed by Health Services staff, facility personnel and other concerned parties consistent with Good Shepherd's philosophy, agency regulations and city, state and federal regulatory requirements.+ Hire, supervise, instruct and evaluate nursing and mental health staff. + Update all agency health services policy and procedure manuals to reflect changes directed by regulatory bodies.+ Oversee linkage agreements with Children's Aid Society's, Foundling and other 29i clinics for all participants in Good Shepherd Services' care and ensure that linkages are managed to serve our foster children with quality medical services, and to meet full compliance with documentation. Ensure that our linkage agreements include knowledge of trauma informed care.+ Plan, implement and monitor administrative and data retrieval systems, ensuring continuous review of health care needs of each child, including mandated, routine or emergency medical, dental, wellness, as appropriate, and oversee the preparation of appropriate health care forms and materials to meet program needs and external requirements.+ Oversee any and all health-related linkage agreements with medical and dental providers to ensure these are managed to serve our young people in care with quality therapeutic services integrated with casework goals.+ Ensure compliance with funder requirements.+ Ensure continuous development of a "preferred provider" network of services to meet the health needs of the children and represent the Agency in professional and community affairs related to the medical care of children.+ Oversee the development and provision of in-service training in health and medical related information for staff and/or children and their families. + Oversee the development of, and ensure the provision of, required family life and sex education and training to the young people in care.+ Complete 29i required medical documents timely.+ Share on call rotation with other nurses.+ Ensure compliance with all policies and procedures related to infection control throughout the agency.+ Represent agency at external meetings.+ Ensure compliance with all city and state regulations related to areas of responsibility, for example OMIG, 29i as well as keep the agency informed about changes in Medicaid reimbursement.+ Collaborate with Human Resources, Facilities and other departments and programs as needed to ensure compliance with regulatory standards.+ Remain fully connected to funder's health resources such as the ACS and OCFS in order to obtain the best services the system has to offer for our youth and families.Qualifications: + Advanced degree in Nursing, Medicine, Psychology or Master's degree in Health Care Management with supervisory/administrative experience preferred. + BSN required.+ Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. + Interest in working with children/adolescents. + Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective.+ Must be willing to travel to multiple sites.Good Shepherd Services is an equal opportunity employer that is proudly committed to becoming an anti-racist and multicultural organization that stands up for justice and equity. We welcome prospective employees from diverse backgrounds, for administrative support and direct service and leadership roles, who will join us on that journey, uphold our values and approach, and believe in our mission. Additionally, we aim to have a racially representative leadership and workforce that is reflective of the communities we work in partnership with.Good Shepherd Services is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, participants, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of our activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and termination of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.ID: 2022-5033 Base Salary: USD $100,000.00/Yr. Max Salary: USD $110,000.00/Yr.

Keywords: Good Shepherd Services, New Rochelle , Director of Nursing, Executive , Bronx, New York

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