Director of Patient Care Services

Vassar Brothers Medical Center | Poughkeepsie, New York 12601

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: December 09, 2018
Opportunity Code: 17229


A short train ride to NYC, Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, New York is looking for a Director of Patient Care Services

The Position
  • The Director of Patient Care Services serves as a resource to 30+ clinical staff, prioritizing engagement, patient satisfaction and productivity in a union workplace
  • The Director is a visible leader and takes time to be active on the floor – participate in daily rounds, use research to resolve patient issues and interact with staff
  • Work closely with the CNO and ACNO, as well as other peer directors to establish a culture of guidance and collaboration throughout patient care services
  • Must demonstrate measurable record of strengthening engagement and improving employee performance
  • Magnet hospital or Magnet journey leadership is a plus
  • MSN, related leadership experience, and medical surgical background are required

The Organization
  • Vassar Brothers Medical Center (VBMC) is a 367-bed hospital on the cusp of growth and expansion, namely its recent partnership with Health Quest to develop a medical school
  • Additionally, Vassar Brothers Medical Center is preparing to open a newly constructed hospital in 2020 that will increase its bed size to 500+
  • Vassar Brothers Medical Center is made up of four system hospitals and numerous clinics, all dedicated to serving New York's mid-Hudoson Valley area
  • VBMC houses the area’s first and only cardiothoracic surgery program between Westchester and Albany and the only Level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) in the region for premature and critically ill infants

The Community 
  • Poughkeepsie is located off the banks of the Hudson River, in upstate New York, and is less than two hours from New Haven, Connecticut as well as New York City 
  • Poughkeepsie is home to Vassar College, a nationally-ranked academic institution recently ranked 12th in the nation by U.S. News & Report’s Best Colleges 
  • Poughkeepsie’s historic downtown offers world-class shopping and local cuisines for every palette



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