The Director of Nursing in Education is responsible for planning, organizing and directing training and education programs for all levels of nursing staff. This position coordinates the implementation of nursing policies and procedures, established qualifications and training for all levels of nursing staff, establishes institutional standards and evaluates nursing education practices, and develops a system of recording to ensure compliance with accreditation and regulatory standards. Supervision is exercised over instructional personnel and support staff. Does related work as required.
Plans, organizes and supervises a comprehensive nursing education program at Westchester Medical Center.
Participates in evaluating nursing education practices and in establishing institutional standards of practice for all aspects of nursing education in compliance with New York State Education Department professional standards and regulatory requirements.
Develops course content and curriculum, coordinates clinical and academic instruction, and provides guidance as required.
Directs the maintenance of a comprehensive record system of reporting, including type of instruction and clinical experience, in accordance with applicable regulations.
Participates in programs promoting and publicizing nursing education programs to encourage enrollment.
Coordinates clinical nursing programs with specific hospital units to ensure their needs are met.
Assists in the development of nursing in-service and monitors progress to ensure quality education is provided and maintained.
Does related work as required.
6 years of professional nursing experience including 3 years with Education experience, required.
Bachelors' degree in Nursing, required. Master's degree, preferred.
Licenses / Certifications:
Possession of a valid license and current registration, issued by the New York State Department of Education, as a Registered Professional Nurse, required. NPD-BC (Nursing Professional Development - Board Certified), preferred.
WMCHealth is a 1,900-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with ten hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, a state of the art Telemedicine program, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley.