Become part of an inclusive organization with over 30,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.
This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.
The Vice President Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer provides visionary strategic and operational leadership including responsibility for assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the structures and processes to support nursing practice and the delivery of patient/family centered care in accordance with the UNC Rockingham and Nursing strategic plans. Responsible for the provision of nursing care 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Primary functions include creation of a professional practice environment, development of evidence based standards of care, employment and development of competent staff, management of resources, financial management, process improvement activities, and contributions to the collective practice of nursing and patient care delivery at UNC Rockingham.
Description of Job Responsibilities: 1. Defines and establishes the goals, objectives, processes, and resources required to support nursing practice and nursing standards development in alignment with the organization’s mission, values, strategic direction and regulatory requirements; Assumes an active leadership role with Senior Leadership Team medical staff, management and others throughout the organization; assumes the authority to speak on behalf of nursing. 2. Assumes primary responsibility and delegates to individuals for projects and special assignments as requested, maintaining time line and keeping colleagues informed of progress toward desired results; Represents nursing practice and patient care contributing to the on-going success of the organization; Evaluates the impact of decisions on the organization as evidenced by a systems thinking approach; Provides leadership in implementation of an effective, ongoing program to measure, analyze, and improve the quality of nursing care provided; Serves as a change agent, utilizing the principles of change management theory in the design, planning, implementation, and evaluation of planned change assisting and supporting staff in understanding the importance, necessity, impact, and process of change. 3. Understands, articulates, and ensures compliance with regulatory requirements and professional organization standards; Maintains knowledge of current leadership and nursing practice including evidence based leadership and clinical practices, care delivery systems, and patient care models incorporating knowledge into planning processes; Applies process/performance improvement principles. 4. Coaches, develops and provides leadership to direct reports and others; fosters independence and autonomy in team members, actively seeking those activities which promote/encourage independent thinking and problem solving. 5. Develops a strong partnership with members of the UNCR Medical Staff to improve quality, patient safety, efficiencies, and collaboration on strategic initiatives. 6. Champions the delivery of patient/family centered care; provides leadership in development of recruitment and retention strategies designed to attract and retain staff. 6. Integrates high ethical standards and core values into all work activities and instills those values into others in department; serves as role model and mentor; assumes role of preceptor/instructor as requested; complies with all organization policies and procedures.
Where the Dan and Smith rivers meet, our community thrives. The city of Eden is the perfect balance of an energetic downtown set in the great outdoors. From shopping to dining and paddling to hiking, there’s a bit of paradise here for everyone.
Licensure/Certification Requirements: Registered Nurse Licensure in North Carolina or eligible
Professional Experience Requirements: Requires 10-12 years of progressively responsible experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements: Solves complex problems that may have a long-term impact on the business function/line of business. Develops innovative ideas and solutions with significance to the organization’s future. Identifies problem areas and skill gaps proactively and addresses them appropriately. Excellent project management and change management skills for designing and implementing Entity or System initiatives in a complex environment.
Primary Location: Eden, North Carolina, United States
Department: 6500-79950-RHC Administration
Shift: Day Job
Internal Number: Job ID: NUR00QWF
About UNC Health
The University of North Carolina Health Care system was established in 1998 by the North Carolina General Assembly. Originally comprised of UNC Hospitals and the clinical care programs maintained by the UNC School of Medicine, the system has grown to include hospitals and regional health care systems across the state, as well as an ever-growing network of physician practices.
The UNC Health System and the UNC School of Medicine are committed to valuing all people throughout our organization, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. A diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients is essential to fulfilling our UNC Health vision of improving the health of all North Carolinians.
UNC Health is an equal opportunity employer. As such, UNC Health offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or political affiliation.
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