As one of New Jersey's largest non-profit health systems, Virtua provides comprehensive health care services to achieve its mission to help people be well, get well and stay well.
Virtua provides services through Virtua Medical Group with 302 physicians and other clinicians, and at its urgent care centers, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, health and wellness centers, fitness centers, home health services, long-term care, rehabilitation centers and paramedic program.
A leader in maternal and child health services, Virtua delivers nearly 8,000 babies a year. It provides health services to 1,500 businesses, and participates in Virtua Physician Partners, a clinically integrated network of 1,400 physicians and other clinicians.
Virtua is affiliated with Penn Medicine for cancer and neuroscience and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) for pediatrics.
Virtua employs more than 9,000 and has been honored as the #1 Best Place to Work in the Delaware Valley every year since 2007. It is the recipient of a 4-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for quality of care, and its hospitals earned straight A's in patient safety by The Leapfrog Group and the 2016 Patient Safety Award from Healthgrades.
U.S. News and World Report ranked Virtua's Mount Holly and Voorhees hospitals as High Performing Hospitals and Voorhees as a Best Regional Hospital. Virtua is also the recipient of the Consumer Choice Award from the National Research Corporation.
1st Shift (United States of America)
Total Weekly Hours:
Mount Holly, NJ
The Nursing Director manages one or more defined areas of nursing responsibilities.
Has direct supervision of assigned staff and interdisciplinary collaboration.
Accountable for providing a professional practice environment, promoting shared decision-making and professional autonomy.
Provides clinical and administrative leadership and expertise in area of responsibility and within the organization as a whole.
Decisions and actions are based on ethical principles.
Has 24 hour accountability for assigned unit.
* Articulates and implements a compelling and actionable vision, mission, philosophy, and core values, and communicates uniformly to staff. Demonstrates leadership and accountability for all department functions and goals. * Oversees ongoing orientation and staff development. * Empowers staff to participate in decision-making. Conveys a strong sense of advocacy and support on behalf of the staff. * Drives recruitment process, selection, and retention to support Virtua's employment of the Best People. Aligns clinical needs with employee skill sets and competence.
Clinical Quality and Safety
* Enforces high patient care standards based on evidence and research. * Ensures Care Coordination by facilitating the interaction of nursing services with other members of the health care team. * Evaluates the quality, safety and appropriateness of care utilizing patient outcome data and takes appropriate action depending on results. * Ensures implementation of evidence based best practices across the system. * Excellent Service (Patient Satisfaction). * Responsible for service and satisfaction outcomes for patient population.
* Manage selection of staff for appropriate staffing, scheduling, and assignments. * Develops, monitors and is accountable financial performance of the assigned departments. * Advocates for and allocates available resources to promote efficient, effective, safe, and compassionate nursing care based on current standards of practice.
Position Qualifications Required / Experience Required:
Requires 3 years recent clinical experience.
2 years management experience preferred
Demonstrates competency in management and leadership skills.
Graduate of accredited school of nursing with current NJ RN license.
BSN or Bachelor's in related field is required.
Master's Degree in related field preferred.
Appropriate certification per specialty and/or regulatory agency is required.
Maintains appropriate certification and professional organization membership.
Keeps abreast of current nursing practice.
Associated topics: asn, care, care unit, domiciliary, maternal, neonatal, psychiatric, recovery, registed, staff nurse
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.