Assistant Director of Christian Science Nursing

SUMMARY JOB DESCRIPTION (for more detail, please download the full job description below)

Maintains a consciousness full of faith in the power of scientific, spiritual prayer to heal mentally, morally, and physically. Is steadfast in expecting and promoting daily progress and healing. Prayerfully embraces the mission and vision of High Ridge House. Strives to fulfill them by assisting the DCSN in a very close working relationship to provide proper Christian Science nursing care, staff management and mentoring, fiscal management, and quality improvement.

• Dedicated, loving individual that meets the Church Manual requirements for a Christian Science nurse and that has been advertising in The Christian Science Journal as a Christian Science nurse for at least 5 years.
• A variety of experience in settings including homes, facilities, and supervisory positions.
• College degree or equivalent life experience; able to read, write, and speak English fluently; intermediate skills in Microsoft Word and basic skills in Excel required. Able to communicate effectively.
• Has strong mentoring ability. Additionally possesses an understanding of legal and accreditation standards affecting Christian Science nursing.
• Flexible, able, energetic, and willing to take turn responding to calls at any hour.
• Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record
• Meets the qualifications of the Christian Science Nurse IV position.

Main Responsibilities:
Cheerfully and prayerfully embrace the mission and vision of High Ridge House. Work closely with the Director of Christian Science Nursing to provide proper Christian Science nursing care, staff development, economy, training, and quality improvement.

Responsibilities include some combination of:
• Assisting with the supervision and articulation of Christian Science nursing standards within the institution.
• Coordinating staff scheduling and recruiting.
• Providing administrative support to the Christian Science nursing office.
• Assisting with the development of Christian Science nursing policies and procedures.
• Serving as a Christian Science Nurse IV on the floor and with Visiting CS Nursing, as needed.
• Collaborating with other departments regarding improved patient care.
• Representing HRH during outreach programs and workshops.

Reports to:
• Director of Christian Science Nursing

Downloadable Job Description: ADCS_Nursing_2015.pdf

How To Apply: To apply, please contact Director of Christian Science Nursing via email, phone (718) 796-4200 ext 285, or confidential fax (718) 874-9871.

Employment Application Required? Yes

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