Job Posting:Assistant Vice President for Nursing
Employment Type:Full Time
Location:Washington Regional Medical Center - Fayetteville, AR
Shift:Monday - Friday Days
Washington Regional is the only not-for-profit, community-owned and locally governed healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas. Founded in 1950, the system includes a 425-bed acute care medical center in Fayetteville as well as dozens of outpatient clinics, diagnostic centers and outreach programs throughout the region. The first healthcare provider in Benton and Washington counties to earn Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center, Washington Regional is uniquely qualified to provide advanced options to treat stroke and other brain disorders. Washington Regionals Walker Heart Institute features an accredited Chest Pain Center and 11 board-certified cardiologists. Expert care provided by its Total Joint Center led Washington Regional to be named one of Americas 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery. Washington Regionals Emergency Department, designated by the Arkansas Department of Health as a Level 2 Trauma Center, provides the highest level of emergency care in Northwest Arkansas. Washington Regionals new Women and Infants Center, which opened in November 2016, features a 34-bed Level 3A neonatal intensive care unit and the areas first Ronald McDonald House.
This position reports directly to the Senior Vice President/Chief Nursing Officer and assists with organizing, planning, directing, and evaluating Medical Center Nursing services including Med/Surg, Cardiology, Critical Care, Womens and Childrens Services, Emergency Department, Home Health and Hospice, and Neuro-Surgical. Working through subordinate directors, supervisors and managers, provides administrative oversight and direction to assigned nursing functions. In doing so, assists in establishing and monitors objectives and organizational structure for achieving established objectives. This position functions in both office and clinical environments with the potential for exposure to radiation and blood borne pathogens. When pursuing administrative activities, the majority of work time is spent sitting (up to 60%) with frequent standing and walking, and occasional bending, reaching, and pushing/pulling of up to (20 lbs) (30%). When interacting in the clinical areas, the majority of time is spent standing and walking short distances with frequent reaching, bending, and pushing/pulling of up to 100 lbs. A culturally and linguistically diverse patient population is served including pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics, with the majority being adults and geriatrics
Arkansas RN license or licensed in a state that has enacted the RN/LPN NLC (compact license), Masters of Science in Nursing or Masters of Business Administration.
SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL AND SKILL COMPETENCIES REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION
Professional knowledge of nursing practices, theories, management and research, basic statistics, and health care legislation as normally acquired through completion of a Masters of Science in Nursing Degree (will consider an MBA with a BSN and clinic nursing experience). Approximately seven to ten years progressively more responsible related work experience which includes five to seven years supervisory and managerial experience, in order to effectively direct and manage activites of the nursing services division. Advanced interpersonal skills necessary in order to provide effective leadership to subordinate personnel and effectively communicate with a wide variety of hospital personnel, community residents and outside agencies personnel. Advanced analytical skills necessary in order to develop and implement new nursing systems, techniques and procedures, determines need for capital equipment, personnel, expense and revenue budgets, and prepare special and recurring reports or analyses.
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