Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer at Ancora Psychiatric Hospital has the executive level responsibility to oversee and direct the delivery of services by direct care staff at the hospital to include the nursing department. Works with senior executives to forecast plans and implement long range strategies for the hospital. Provides reports, presentations, operational leadership and representation to the Chief Executive Office and Executive Management Committee. Responsible for ensuring that all work units in the facility are in compliance with Joint Commission and all accrediting surveys and government agencies. Ensure the direct care staff performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces likelihood of medical/healthcare errors. Responsible for staff, staffing plans and management of direct care work hours. Allocates resources and develops efficiencies when necessary. Note: Preferred Experience: Possession of a Nursing License.
NOTE: This position is covered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Rule and Executive Order 283, requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated. To comply with that requirement, employees must provide proof of vaccination status. Please do not submit proof of vaccination at this time; instructions will be provided if an offer of employment results from this Vacancy Announcement.
Effective 9/1/11, NJ PL 70 (NJ First Act), requires all State employees to reside in New Jersey, unless exempted under the law, or current employees who live out-of-state and do not have a break-in service of more than 7 calendar days, as they are “grandfathered.” New employees or current employees who were not grandfathered and who live out-of-state have one year after the date of employment to relocate their residence to New Jersey or request an exemption. Current employees who reside in NJ must retain NJ residency, unless he/she obtains an exemption. Employees who fail to meet the residency requirements or obtain an exemption may be removed from employment.
If you are interested in applying for this position please forward cover letter and resume to PST.APH@doh.nj.gov
EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college or university, with a Master's degree in Hospital Administration, Public Administration, Public Health, Business Administration or Mental Health Administration, Psychology, Social Work, Nursing, Rehabilitation, or related field.
EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years of administrative experience managing a significant service of program in a psychiatric or general hospital, large mental health facility, or social services agency dealing with the mentally ill.
NOTE: Applicants who do not possess a Master's degree, may substitute one (1) year of additional experience as indicated above.
LICENSE: Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.
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