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Associate Nurse Manager Surgical Services

at HealthQuest

Posted: 9/17/2019
Job Reference #: 17875

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  • Job LocationUS-NY-Poughkeepsie
    Posted Date1 month ago(9/6/2019 10:33 AM)
    Requisition #
    Full Time
    Primary Shift
    Hours Per Week
  • Overview

    Nuvance Health is a family of award-winning nonprofit hospitals and healthcare professionals in the Hudson Valley and western Connecticut. Nuvance Health combines highly skilled physicians, state-of-the-art facilities and technology, and compassionate caregivers dedicated to providing quality care across a variety of clinical areas, including Cardiovascular, Neurosciences, Oncology, Orthopedics, and Primary Care.

    Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations. For more information about Nuvance Health, visit


    Collaborates with the Director of Patient Care Services to assess, plan, implement and evaluate all aspects of care on Surgical Services unit. Under the direction of the Director, assumes responsibility and accountability for the oversight of Surgical Services, staff orientation, education, staff competencies in collaboration with the professional development department, and quality improvement in a way that is consistent with the philosophy, goals, policies and procedures of the Nursing Department and Hospital Administration. This person will be delegated additional responsibilities in the absence of the Director of Patient Care Services. The Associate Nurse Manager supports and collaborates with the Director of Patient Care Services by overseeing the day to day operational activities of their assigned unit(s). Population served based on scope of services in the department.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required, or matriculation in a program within 6 months of hire.
    • AORN preferred
    • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Registered Nurse if they have prior leadership/charge experience; otherwise 5 years’ RN experience.

    Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements:
    • Demonstrates leadership, managerial ability and the application of good interpersonal relationships and principles.
    • Ability to apply principles of leadership and human relations in the overall supervision and coordination of patient care and personnel.

    License, Registration, or Certification Requirements:
    • Current NYS RN License in good standing
    • BLS required

    Full-Time Evenings 3pm-11:30pm Monday - Friday