Are you friendly, compassionate, enthusiastic, proactive and flexible? Then Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU is the place for you. We are changing the lives of thousands of children and their families in a work environment that values collaboration, advocacy and continuous learning.
Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU (CHoR) is a unique place to work, serving a diverse population of children. Our employees are knowledgeable, dedicated and compassionate people, committed to the care of children. CHoR is ranked among the nation's top children's hospitals by U.S. News and World Report and is Virginia's only Level 1 pediatric trauma center. Our team offers a wide range of children's health services, including pediatric emergency services, primary care, specialty and subspecialty care, burn, trauma, transplant and long-term care. With multiple locations across Central Virginia, CHoR provides pediatric inpatient and outpatient services that cover nearly all children's health-related needs.
VCU Health System, located in Richmond, VA is seeking a full time Nursing Director to coordinate activities and organizational initiatives that enable VCU Health System to be recognized within the healthcare community for excellence in nursing and continued recognition as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Responsible for implementing, communicating, monitoring and evaluating professional practices, activities and strategies.
All day-to-day operations of the unit are handled independently.
Advice and guidance are sought from the Leadership Team Director on an as needed situational basis and when there is a major impact on activity outside the unit. Actions that are taken without prior approval include daily operational functions and leadership of staff.
Advice and guidance are sought for termination of employees, handling employee grievances, review of annual unit goals and budget, approval on unit guidelines and procedures and review of staff annual performance evaluations.
Has full authority and accountability for actions and decisions within the scope of the position description and hospital policies and procedures.
All employees of the nursing unit report to this position; however, supervisory responsibilities may be delegated as appropriate.
Required frequent visibility on all shifts and weekends to enhance staff communication and monitor staff effectiveness.
Master’s Degree in Nursing or a related field from an accredited school. If Master’s Degree is not in Nursing, then it is a requirement to have a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited school.
Current RN licensure in Virginia
Minimum of ten (10) years of relevant clinical experience with five (5) years of progressive leadership or management experience
Master’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited program
Certification in specialty area
Experience in academic medical center environment
At VCU Health System, our most important assets are not bricks and mortar; they are our team members … all 13,000+ of them. Our workforce is diverse, dedicated and talented. Our team members continue to earn local, regional and national awards and accolades, which is an indicator that they are happy and feel supported working here. And our culture of STAR Service focuses on our common purpose – “Our Caring Service Begins With Me.” – in the provision of the highest level of customer service, which encourages diversity and inclusion.
If you have been looking to take your career to the next level, we have been looking for you. We offer more than 400 work/life benefits including competitive pay, generous benefits, flexible work options, prepaid tuition, on-site child and elder care and much, much more.
EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. VCUHS appreciates diversity and encourages women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.
Internal Number: 55842
About Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU (CHoR)
Every day, there’s a new discovery at VCU Medical Center.
Whether it’s a patient who undergoes a new, life-saving procedure or a clinical researcher who finds promise in a new cancer treatment, exciting medical advances are taking place.
As the only academic medical center in central Virginia, VCU Medical Center is on the forefront of health care, providing patients with the most progressive treatments and medical technology available.