Facility Administrative Director Nursing, Rappahannock General Hospital
Company: Bon Secours Health System
Posted on: February 22, 2021
Administrative Director Nursing, Rappahannock General Hospital
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Kilmarnock, VA Department Med/Surg Unit - Rappahannock Shift
Days/Afternoons Schedule Full-time Thank you for considering a
career at Bon Secours!SCOPE: Oversight of nursing practice in a
Critical Access Hospital (25 beds) located in Kilmarnock, VA. Areas
include: Med/Surg, Telemetry & Stepdown, ED, Behavioral Health,
Nursing Supervisors & Nursing Educators. JOB SUMMARY: The
Administrative Director is responsible for twenty-four hour
accountability, integration, facilitation, and coordination of the
leadership, management, and clinical practice of the Care
Centers/Division. Serves as a professional role model, leader,
mentor, and clinical resource/educator for nurses and other members
of the health care team. Develops SQP/Care Center goals and
objectives with other staff based on analysis of targeted outcome
measures of clinical and managerial processes. Strives for
operational excellence for patients related to cost, quality,
service, and patient outcomes. Is responsible for development and
implementation of plans that will support the overall strategic
quality plan for service lines involving the assigned Care Centers.
Represents the Nursing Leadership and is a liaison to internal and
external customers, including physicians. Participates in
professional development activities and is active on hospital-wide
and physician committees. Demonstrates various styles of
leadership. Participates in business development activities for the
organization; is accountable for overall budget development,
monitoring and variance analysis of multiple units. JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Identifies proactively and prospectively the need for change
and process improvements or operational excellence related to cost,
quality, and service.
- Listens and responds verbally, non-verbally and in writing to
promote understanding and the building of productive working
relationships. Communicates pertinent information to staff which
affects daily operations and goal achievement.
- Facilitates creative problem solving by identifying, defining,
and analyzing issues and underlying causes.
- Facilitates nurse managers/others to achieve professional
development goals and fulfill their career potential. Encourages
and supports the use of formal career advancement programs.
Utilizes appropriate resources to teach and improve clinical
practice among staff.
- Utilizes creativity and innovation to develop plans, methods,
and work organization to efficiently maintain and improve
- Prioritizes opportunities and sets desirable, agreed upon
- Maintains a current knowledge of the changing market place and
related issues and integrates that knowledge into the planning and
strategic direction setting for the organization. Works to develop
and implement a comprehensive marketing plan for the Care
- Collaborates with other health care providers, payors,
consumers, and administrators to develop patient related
- Develops Care Center budgets in accordance with organizational
goals. Demonstrates ability to manage resources and
programs/activities within Care Center budget. Ensures fiscal and
productivity targets are met.
- Participates in development of positive physician relations and
physician recruitment for the services included in the Care
- Sets an example for others by integrating the organization's
operating principles, values, vision and mission, QI, and customer
service standards into the day-to-day functioning within the
organization. Shapes mission and values foundations by guiding
others individually and in teams to a common vision and mission by
appealing to their values and interests. Uses vision in leading to
meet defined targeted outcomes. Promotes quality by seeking to
continually improve processes and systems to enhance patient care
- Possesses and demonstrates an understanding of personal
motivation, values, strengths, and developmental opportunities and
uses that understanding to promote positive self-change. Accepts
and integrates constructive feedback. Demonstrates a knowledge of
personal/professional strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, limits,
and impact on others.
- Organizes and utilizes a team approach to meet the needs of the
Care Center/organization.-- Articulates and demonstrates to
individuals how to work together to solve common problems and
attain shared goals. Facilitates interpersonal,
intra/interdepartmental, and inter facility relationships.
Willingly transfers authority, holds team accountable and provides
- Maintains productivity standards via recruitment and retention
of appropriate staff.
- Facilitates the organizational performance evaluation program
for each employee in the Care Center.
- Ensures that each Care Center employee meets and maintains
organizational performance standards.
- Ensures that the Care Center is in compliance with all
regulations, certification and licensure requirements.
- Facilitates recruitment and retention strategies. Is
accountable for retention targets.
- Provides Administrative coverage in absence of CNO.
- Demonstrates ability, skill, and subject matter expertise in
field and acts as a leader and resource to managers and
- Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care
appropriate to the age of the patients served on the assigned
areas. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and
development of the life span and possesses the ability to assess
data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the
appropriate information needed to identify each patient's
requirements relative to his or her age, specific needs and to
provide the care needed as described in departmental policies and
- Demonstrates leadership competencies relevant to the position.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: 1. Must be a graduate of an accredited program of
professional nursing or appropriate clinical specialty. A
baccalaureate degree is required - Masters degree is preferred. 2.
Must possess current license as a Registered Nurse from the
Commonwealth of Virginia or awaiting reciprocity, or licensure in
specialty. 3. Work requires knowledge of organization and operation
of a patient care unit and patient care techniques and methods.
Possesses knowledge generally acquired through five to seven years
experience in a leadership position. 4. Must have a broad based
knowledge of clinical, psychosocial, and patho/physiological
theories relating to patient diagnosis and treatment. Possesses the
ability to perform the range of patient care techniques found in
general practice including the unusual and non-routine as normally
acquired through three to five years experience as a professional
nurse. 5. Must have previous work experience in a management
position that required knowledge of financial management, personnel
supervision and practice, systems and service line development,
associated regulatory, licensure, and certification requirements,
marketing and contract development. Bon Secours is an equal
opportunity employer. We'll also reward your hard work with:
- Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
- Prescription drug coverage
- Flexible spending accounts
- Life insurance w/AD&D
- An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
- Paid time off
- Educational Assistance
- And much moreScheduled Weekly Hours:40Work Shift:
Days/Afternoons Department: Med/Surg Unit - RappahannockAll
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran
status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of
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