Garnet Health (formerly Greater Hudson Valley Health System,) is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles north of New York City. Garnet Health is comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation - Catskills. Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.
Providing healthcare to nearly 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. Services provided by more than 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members, makes Garnet Health one of the largest healthcare providers in the tri-county area. The System’s three hospital campuses (Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills (Harris and Callicoon, NY) and Garnet Health Medical Center (Middletown, NY) plus several outpatient facilities, offer a broad spectrum of care including:
The Nursing Director assumes twenty-four hour responsibility for planning and coordinating the clinical and nursing personnel aspects for the assigned patient care area to assure quality patient care. The Nursing Director is an integral part of the Nursing Management team and as a team member assists with establishing the goals/philosophy/standards of the department. The Nursing Director collaborates with physicians and Department Heads to assure that patient care needs as related to other departments/disciplines are met.
Minimum Education: Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of New York. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) required. Master’s Degree in Nursing/Nursing Administration preferred or commitment to attain degree.
Minimum Experience: Five years of clinical experience including two years in area of specialization; one year in nursing leadership position preferred.
Required Certification/Registration: Ongoing current RN registration; BLS required, plus any certifications required in specific clinical area(s) of responsibility, i.e.; ACLS, PALS, NALS, TNCC; (refer to the RN Grid). Specialty board certification preferred: OCN, CEN, CCRN, etc.
Physical Requirements: Standing and walking most of the day, lifting, moving patients and equipment.