Dec 01, 2022

Director, Nursing - Perioperative, L&D Recovery and Postpartum

  • VCU Health
  • Richmond, VA, USA
Full time

Job Description

The Director of Nursing, VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital coordinates activities and organizational initiatives that enable the community hospitals of VCU Health System to be recognized within the healthcare community for excellence in nursing, safety and quality.

The Director of Nursing is responsible for implementing, communicating, monitoring and evaluating professional practices, activities and strategies.

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:
Current RN license in Virginia or eligible or compact state required

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:
Current RN license in Virginia or eligible or compact state required

Basic Life Support (BLS) or equivalent required

Experience REQUIRED:
Minimum of five (5) years of relevant clinical experience with two (2) of those years of progressive leadership and/or supervisory/management experience

Experience PREFERRED: N/A

Education/training REQUIRED:

Bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited school required. Must complete Master’s degree in nursing or related field within five (5) years of entry into position.

Education/training PREFERRED:
Master’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited program
Certification in specialty area


Independent action(s) required:
All day-to-day operations of the unit are handled independently.
Advice and guidance are sought from the VP and/or LNHA 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.

Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable):
Supervises staff assigned to Department.

Additional position requirements:
Depending on departmental assignment, may be required to be on-call.

Age Specific groups served: N/A

Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate):
Physical - Lifting 50-100 lbs.
Activities: Prolonged standing, Frequent bending, Reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive), Repetitive motion
Mental/Sensory: Strong recall, Reasoning, Problem solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking
Emotional: Fast pace environment, Steady pace, Able to handle multiple priorities, Frequent and intense customer interactions, Noisy environment, Able to adapt to frequent change

The Director, Nursing will have scope specifically over Perioperative Services as well as Labor, Delivery, Recovery, and Postpartum Services (LDRP) at VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital (CMH).

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