Director of Nursing Services
The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services

New York, New York

Posted in Not for Profit and Charities

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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 15 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 Services is responsible for promoting the integration of physical and behavioral health for agency consumers in program without and with direct healthcare providers; responsible for oversight, consultation and leadership support for health care (primarily nursing) supervisors and staff across agency programs; and responsible for assisting agency programs in meeting regulatory standards of care.

Responsibilities include:

  • Establishing and supporting health and wellness perspectives in all agency service delivery settings using a continuous quality improvement lens
  • Collaborating work with programs without primary care staff to inform practice, assisting in collaborations with community health providers and providing brief consultations on cases requiring medical interventions
  • Overseeing the dissemination of health and wellness literature and supports, including a health literacy curriculum, health announcements and alerts of relevance to staff and client wellness
  • Interfacing with external medical and health related partners including Pediatricians, Primary Care Practitioners, Pharmacies, Labs, Hospitals towards agency practice growth
  • Preparing and standardizing practice where injectable are used.
  • Creating and delivering training to staff to promote client wellness through a recovery oriented and data driven lens
  • Providing support and leadership in the establishment and maintenance of standards for nursing staff at programs where nurses are employed, through direct and indirect levels of supervision
  • Participating in review of agency health policies, preparation for and responses to audits;
  • Collaborative work with programs with primary care staff to ensure best practice
  • Participating in Netsmart myAvatar build, use, and quality measures development and tracking
  • Assisting in providing supervision of medical services and nursing staff when there are vacancy in nursing supervision
  • Responsible for formulating and implementing new nursing/medical strategies related to but not limited to; patient care, staff safety in their work environments, and collaborates with Facility leadership to ensure that environmental settings in the agency are safe for both staff and patients.
  • Supporting agency doctors and nurses with delivering services to uphold best practices that deliver professional standards of care to our patients.
  • Monitoring the maintenance of standards and identify opportunities for continuous quality improvement and change management related to these standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.


The Jewish Board is currently looking for talented Registered Nurse (RN), Nurse Specialist, Nurse Practitioner, or other nursing practitioner, of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions with the following qualifications:

  • Experienced as a community practitioner and manager;
  • Must be able to work independently and use public transportation in all five boroughs
  • Experience with behavioral health population and quality improvement processes;
  • At least 4 years' experience supervising clinical and systems practices;
  • Experience working with electronic medical records and proficient with use of Microsoft Office software.

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

  • Generous paid time off in addition to 15 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
  • 27/7 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.

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 : 8833 - Hospital - Professional Employees
  • Travel Required : Yes
  • Required Education : Bachelor's Degree


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