Director Nursing Services at The Jewish Board in BROOKLYN, New York

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Job Description:

Make a bigger difference

At The Jewish Board, we don't just make a difference - we make a bigger difference as we serve 45,000 New Yorkers every year. Join our dedicated team that's been helping communities across New York City for almost 150 years and see just how big of a difference you can make.

Reasons you'll love working with us:

  • If you have a particular age range or population you're interested in working with, you can find your niche here. Our clients and staff are as diverse as the city we work in, and include people of all cultures, religions, races, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.

  • We're committed to supporting your career development by encouraging mobility and advancement across different program types and jobs.

  • With 70 locations throughout the five boroughs, you can work close to where you live.

  • Generous vacation time and paid holidays will help you achieve a healthy work/life balance.

  • We offer an excellent benefits package with affordable, high-quality health and dental insurance with low co-pays.

  • You'll receive ongoing support through high-quality supervision, specialized trainings from our Continuing Education team, and an education benefit.

How you can make a bigger difference:

The Director of Nursing is charged with planning, administering, directing and coordinating all daily activities of the Nursing Department, following agency and OPWDD guidelines. The Director of Nursing is responsible for providing supervision to the team of nursing staff including: RN Case Managers, Registered Nurse, Triage Nurse and LPN's of the Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Program. The Director of Nursing will work collaboratively with IDD leadership and the agency's Chief Nursing Officer.

Some responsibilities include
but not limited to:

  • Development and monitoring, as necessary, of departmental policies and operating directions, which maximize efficiency.

  • Ensure necessary staffing, training, equipment and environment to provide individuals with Medical Services. Communicate applicable information to the Executive Program Director, interdisciplinary team and department personnel.

  • Implementation and coordination of proper Infection Control/life safety policies, throughout Mishkon Division facilities.

  • Take an active role in the implementation of initial and continuing training that enables employees to perform departmental duties effectively, efficiently, and competently.

  • Establishing and ensuring that systems and procedures are consistent throughout the multiple locations to provide enhanced quality health care to individuals being served.

  • Assist with the hiring and on the job training of staff nurses at Intermediate Care Facilities and Individualized Residential Alternative facilities.

  • Ensure that all annual and quarterly nursing reviews are completed orderly, and integrated into each consumer's IPP and medical chart.

  • Attend and participate in team meetings and other interdisciplinary functions as needs dictate.

  • Annually evaluate the performance of directly supervised staff.

  • Responsible for being on-call for phone consultation on nursing/medical/departmental issues and emergencies after normal work hours.

  • Oversee and monitor the administration and control of medications/drugs specifically related to aspects of AMAPs

  • Direct, organize and staff for individual care and/or support services according to the scope of services offered by the nursing department.

  • Analyze, review, and evaluate nursing and related services in conjunction with the Executive Program Director and Chief Nursing Officer to improve quality of patient care and actively recommend appropriate changes to support and meet the agency/programs mission.

  • Act as a resource person for all nursing staff in regard to clinical practice and problem resolution.

  • Counsel staff with respect to job performance/work attitude and formulate appropriate corrective action plans.

  • Facilitate during the departmental survey process. Coordinate and attend to survey needs of inspectors, by ensuring surveyors requests for information and materials are met.


  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing preferred, or ANCC certification in appropriate Specialty.

  • Current NYS RN license.


  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing preferred, or ANCC certification in appropriate

  • Specialty.

  • Current NYS RN license.

  • Preferred clinical/management experience in an OPWDD setting of which 2 ½ years in a supervisory position. Familiar with OPWDD regulations and other regulatory standards as requested.

  • Should possess effective oral and written communication skills and facilitates collaborative work with other agency disciplines.

If you join us, you'll have these great benefits:

  • Generous paid time off in addition to agency holidays and 15 sick days

  • Affordable and high-quality medical/dental/vision plans

  • Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness

  • Free continuing education opportunities

  • 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension

  • Flexible spending accounts for health and transportation

  • 24/7 Accessible Employee Assistance Program

  • Life and disability insurance

  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion working groups that are available for you to join, including Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee

Who we are:

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, high-quality, and compassionate mental health and social services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families to children, teens, and adults. We are proud to employ and serve people of all religions, races, cultural backgrounds, gender expressions, and sexual orientations. We are committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams to help support our mission, and we strongly encourage candidates from historically marginalized backgrounds to apply to work with us.


More on Equal Opportunity:

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family Program Administration [500s]
  • Job Function Directors
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator 8810 - Clerical Office Employees NOC
  • Min Hiring Rate $125,000.00
  • Travel Required Yes

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