Director of Nursing

Full Time

UVMHN – The Alice Center

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Schedule: Days - Monday -Friday with On Call Time

Full Time

Location(s): Malone

Schedule: Days - Monday -Friday with On Call Time

Location(s): Malone

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Are you a dedicated and experienced nursing professional ready to take the next step in your career? We have an exciting opportunity for a Director of Nursing to lead our nursing services at The Alice Center, a skilled nursing facility in Malone, NY. If you possess strong leadership abilities, a commitment to high-quality care, and the experience to excel in this pivotal role, we invite you to join our dynamic team and become an integral part of our supportive community, dedicated to the well-being of our residents and staff.

Job Summary:

As the Director of Nursing at The Alice Center, you will be responsible for the overall management and leadership of nursing services. Your role includes overseeing fiscal responsibility, personnel management, reporting, and quality improvement activities. You will play a critical part in ensuring the delivery of exceptional nursing care, preparing and supporting nursing staff, adhering to union contracts, and upholding regulations and requirements set forth by The New York State Department of Health and CMS. You’ll do all this while being part of a close-knit community that values collaboration, growth, and mutual support.

Certification Requirements


Registered Nurse with a NYS license.

A Baccalaureate Degree or Masters Degree is preferred.

A minimum of 5 years of nursing experience, including at least 2 years in a nursing home setting.

Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to perform effectively in stressful situations.

Job Requirements

Key Requirements:

Provide visionary leadership in nursing services.

Oversee fiscal responsibility and HR management.

Drive quality improvement initiatives.

Champion the delivery of high-quality nursing care.

Prepare and support nursing staff for success.

Maintain in-depth knowledge of union contracts.

Foster an environment of mutual support to ensure the well-being of our residents and staff.

Interact with residents, nursing home staff, Medical Center departments, medical staff, external agencies, board members, and peers from other healthcare agencies within our supportive community at The Alice Center.


Benefits Highlights

As an organization that strives to be an excellent employer, we recognize the importance of providing employees with quality benefit plans. After all, the success of Alice Hyde is a direct result of the effort and skill of our employees.

Eligibility for each program may be dependent on employment status, work schedule or other factors. The following is a brief summary of the benefit programs available to Alice Hyde employees.


Health Insurance is available to all full-time and part-time employees.


Dental Insurance may be purchased by employees with pre-tax dollars. The SEIU 1199 and NYSNA unions offer an additional plan option for their members.


The Flexible Benefit Plan is a program to help full and part-time employees defray the costs of health insurance premiums, qualified medical expenses and qualifying dependent child care expenses. An employee may make additional contributions to use for these costs.


Alice Hyde provides Life Insurance (at 1x & 2x base compensation) and accidental death and dismemberment coverage for full and part-time employees. An employee may purchase supplemental life insurance for him/herself, spouse, children.


Paid time off includes vacation, personal, sick and holiday (7 per year) time. Available amounts and accrual rates vary by position and longevity at the hospital. Additional leave categories include bereavement and jury duty.


NYSNA union employees, management and non-union employees: have access to a 401k with employer match

SEIU 1199 union employees: Alice Hyde contributes to the SEIU 1199 pension fund on behalf of these employees. Employees in this union also have access to a self-funded 403(b) program.


There are a number of funding avenues for employees to use to help cover the cost of further education. Contact Human Resources for more information.

Other Alice Hyde Employee Benefits

  • Discount on purchases at our on-site retail pharmacy
  • 25% discount in cafeteria when you swipe your employee badge
  • Payroll Direct Deposit
  • Employee Assistance Service: a confidential and free service providing assistance with a broad range of issues that may be affecting an employee’s life and work
  • Public Notaries are available on-site
  • Gift Shop, located in the main lobby
  • Free on-site parking
  • Numerous wellness programs through The Wellness Committee
  • Nursing Moms Room
  • Local vendor discounts through the Alice Club
  • AT&T and Verizon plan discounts, see vendor for enrollment

Paid Time Off

Medical/Dental Insurance

Retirement Options

About UVMHN – The Alice Center

The Alice Center is Alice Hyde Medical Center’s new skilled nursing care and assisted living facility. The brand new facility opened in April 2015, and is the first of its kind in the region. The new facility provides advanced skilled nursing and rehabilitative care while providing residents with a homelike atmosphere designed to promote privacy and dignity. The two building complex contains 135 skilled nursing beds, and 30 assisted living beds.

The Skilled Nursing Facility offers 24 hour nursing services and a full range of rehabilitation services in a caring, home like environment. The Alice Center can serve up to 135 individuals in need of long-term or short-term care. The facility is divided into 6 separate “neighborhoods” that feature homelike kitchens and dining rooms, large living rooms, and ample social spaces.  Rooms are either private or semi-private, and contain their own private bathrooms.

The Alice Center’s Skilled Nursing Facility offers 24 hour nursing services and a full range of rehabilitation services in a caring, home-like environment.  The Alice Center can serve up to 135 individuals in need of long-term or short-term care.  We provide the highest quality skilled nursing care in an environment that promotes privacy and dignity.

The Alice Center is divided into six separate “neighborhoods” that each feature their own home-like kitchens and dining rooms, large living rooms, and ample social spaces.  Each resident room is either private or semi-private, and contains a private bathroom and shower. Services provided at the SNF include:

  • Primary Care services provided in-house
  • Opportunities for residents and families to play an active role in their health care
  • Wide variety of leisure activities
  • In-house beauty salon provides services for residents at affordable prices

The Assisted Living Program is a new program offering a full range of personalized services.  The program can serve up to 30 individuals who are medically eligible for placement in a nursing home, yet due to a stable medical condition, can be cared for in an environment which fosters greater independence. Residents of the Assisted Living Program can expect a private room, and private full bathroom with a shower.  There is also a homelike kitchen and dining room, and a comfortable, stylish living room.

The Assisted Living Program at The Alice Center serves up to 30 individuals who are medically eligible for placement in a nursing home, yet due to a stable medical condition, can be cared for in an environment which fosters greater independence.

At The Alice Center’s Assisted Living Program, our commitment to our residents and their families is to provide a warm, supportive, home-like environment that respects each individual and their needs.  We are committed to providing an environment that optimizes health and quality of live for each resident by providing individualized care and allowing residents to maintain independence.  Our caring and trusted staff understands that every senior has unique needs and our respect for each resident’s individuality is at the center of all that we do.

Residents of the Assisted Living Program can expect a private room and private full bathroom with a shower. There is also a homelike kitchen and dining room, and a comfortable, stylish living room.

In the Community

Malone, New York: A Community Profile


Nestled in the heart of the North Country, Malone, New York, is a charming community that boasts a rich history, breathtaking natural beauty, and a strong sense of community. This profile provides a comprehensive overview of this town, showcasing its unique characteristics and what makes it a special place to live, work, and visit.

Geography and Location

Malone is situated in Franklin County in upstate New York. It is located in the northern part of the state, close to the Canadian border. The town covers an area of approximately 3.5 square miles, surrounded by lush forests and pristine lakes, offering residents and visitors a picturesque landscape with abundant recreational opportunities.


Malone has a history dating back to the early 19th century when it was first settled by European immigrants. The town played a significant role in the development of the region, particularly in the lumber and agriculture industries. Notable landmarks include the Franklin County Courthouse, a stunning example of Greek Revival architecture, and the Almanzo Wilder Homestead, where the famous author of the “Little House” series, Laura Ingalls Wilder, once lived.


Malone is home to a diverse and close-knit community. As of the last census data available (2020), the population of Malone was approximately 14,000 residents. The town has a mix of age groups, with a vibrant youth population and a growing number of retirees drawn to the area’s tranquility.


The local economy is diverse, with a mix of industries including healthcare, education, retail, and manufacturing. Malone is also known for its correctional facilities, which provide employment opportunities for many in the area. Additionally, the town is a hub for outdoor tourism, with visitors attracted by the pristine Adirondack wilderness and numerous recreational activities.

Culture and Community

Malone is a place where traditions and community values run deep. Residents here take pride in their annual events, such as the Franklin County Fair and the famous Fourth of July celebration. The community supports various local arts and cultural organizations, and the town’s library and museums offer a glimpse into its rich history.

Recreation and Nature

For those who enjoy the great outdoors, Malone offers a paradise of outdoor activities. The nearby Adirondack Mountains provide endless opportunities for hiking, camping, and winter sports. The Salmon River, which meanders through the region, is renowned for its fishing, while Malone Golf Club is a haven for golf enthusiasts.

Education and Healthcare

Malone is served by several schools within the Malone Central School District, providing quality education to the community’s youth. Healthcare needs are met by the Alice Hyde Medical Center, ensuring residents have access to excellent medical services.


Malone, New York, is a town that combines the best of rural living with access to the beauty of the Adirondack wilderness. Its rich history, diverse economy, and strong sense of community make it an attractive place to call home or visit. Whether you’re drawn to the outdoor activities, cultural events, or the warm, welcoming people, Malone has something to offer everyone.

Additional Company Information

To fulfill the hospitals mission and vision, all employees must share common responsibilities and quality values, (REACH) to be:

  • Respectful
  • Excellence
  • Accountable
  • Caring
  • Honest

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