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Virtua Health Nursing Director - Med Surg 3N/3S in Marlton, New Jersey

At Virtua Health, we exist for one reason – to better serve you. That means being here for you in all the moments that matter, striving each day to connect you to the care you need. Whether that's wellness and prevention, experienced specialists, life-changing care, or something in-between – we are your partner in health devoted to building a healthier community. If you live or work in South Jersey, exceptional care is all around. Our medical and surgical experts are among the best in the country. We assembled more than 14,000 colleagues, including over 2,850 skilled and compassionate doctors, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners equipped with the latest technologies, treatments, and techniques to provide exceptional care close to home. A Magnet-recognized health system ranked by U.S. News and World Report, we've received multiple awards for quality, safety, and outstanding work environment.In addition to five hospitals, seven emergency departments, seven urgent care centers, and more than 280 other locations (https://www.virtua.org/locations) , we're committed to the well-being of the community. That means bringing life-changing resources and health services directly into our communities through our Eat Well food access program (https://www.virtua.org/about/eat-well) , telehealth, home health, rehabilitation, mobile screenings, paramedic programs, and convenient online scheduling. We're also affiliated with Penn Medicine for cancer and neurosciences, and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for pediatrics.

Employment Type:

Employee

Employment Classification:

Regular

Time Type:

Full time

Work Shift:

1st Shift (United States of America)

Total Weekly Hours:

40

Location:

Marlton - Rt 73 and Brick Road

Marlton, NJ

Additional Locations:

Job Information:

Summary:

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.

Position Responsibilities:

Best People

• 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.

Resource Stewardship

• 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.

Demonstrates competency in management and leadership skills.

Required Education:

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.

Effective 2/1/14, applicants must have a Baccalaureate or Master’s degree in Nursing.

Training/Certifications/Licensure:

Appropriate certification per specialty and/or regulatory agency is required.

Maintains appropriate certification and professional organization membership.

Keeps abreast of current nursing practice.

Be Well, Get Well and Stay Well

That's our mission.

We’re dedicated to offering the best quality care through our extensive range of services and facilities.

Our doctors, clinical practitioners, and administrative staff are a respectful, caring team of professionals committed to providing world-class quality healthcare.

We continually work to be your premier choice of health and wellness in South New Jersey.

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