- Bachelor’s of Science
- REQUIRED: RN
- At Least 5 Years of Experience Required
Director Nursing LGH- Acute Care Services
Will have oversight of the following units at Lynchburg General Hospital:
Diabetes/Renal Medical Unit, General Medical Unit, Ortho, Surgical and Oncology
The Director is responsible and accountable for directing professional nursing practice and the nursing care of patients within the Nursing Division of Lynchburg General Hospital (LGH). It is expected that the Director leads in a way consistent with the Centra Just Cause and Values. The Director is responsible for safe and quality patient care being delivered in a service-oriented environment and ensures application of ANA Standards.
The Director is responsible and accountable for directing the clinical and financial activities at the hospital(s) and in conjunction with appropriate administrative and physician leadership, the ongoing development of programs and services of the hospital. This position will support, collaborate and lead within the Centra Service Line structure to advance quality/safety, service and financial outcomes.
The Director is expected to create and sustain a culture of Magnet, including the monitoring of nurse sensitive indicators and hospital acquired injuries as part of performance improvement, evidence-based practice, and research. The Director’s practice reflects the American Nurses Association’s Code of Ethics for Nurses, the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) leadership competencies, ANA Scope & Standards for Nurse Administrators, and the Nurse Practice Act of Virginia.
Required to have a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or related field
Prefer Master’s degree in Nursing or related field (or obtain within 5 years). If Bachelor’s Degree is held in Nursing, Master’s Degree may be in any related field. If Master’s Degree is held in Nursing, Bachelor’s may be in any related field.
Minimum of five years’ experience in nursing.
Minimum of three years management experience in nursing or related field.
Hold a current, active license as a registered nurse in Virginia or hold a current multistate licensure privilege as a registered nurse. Prefer candidates to hold certification/licensure requirements American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Certification in Nursing Administration or specialty area.
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