University of Vermont Medical Center, Vermont’s academic medical center and founding member of the University of Vermont Health Network, seeks a Nursing Director – Inpatient Surgical/Trauma/Rehab/Orthopedics.
The Nursing Director of Surgical Care, Trauma & Rehab has accountability for fiscal, operational, clinical and administrative leadership for the areas within their specific scope. This leader will work with the CNO and other nursing leaders to assure that the appropriate human, fiscal and material resources are available to provide optimal patient care delivery. At the direction of the CNO, this leader will provide key communications to staff and key stakeholders on nursing activities within in the division of nursing.
Key accountability areas include: Direct supervision of the nursing Surgical Care, Trauma & Rehab manager team, Organ Donation Program, nursing administration assistant and nurse educators within the service line. Keys areas of responsibility include Baird 3, Baird 6, SICU, Inpatient Rehab, Rehab Therapies, ROC, Rehab Admissions, Trauma Program, and Organ Donation Program. This leader provides strategic and operational direction for evidenced base workforce planning and patient care. This leader has accountability to work within partnerships with patients and families and the UVMMC Nursing Professional Governance structure to advance the strategic priorities of Nursing and the organization.
In alignment with the UVMMC Leadership Core Competencies, the Nursing Director will have accountability for creating a high performance culture, coaching and developing others, demonstrate a commitment to care and service, be skilled at navigating and leading change, demonstrate innovation and ingenuity and develop and maintain trusting relations. This leader will demonstrate a high level of emotional intelligence as evidenced by strength in each of the previous outlined areas. The Director of Surgical Care Trauma & Rehab is accountable for the ongoing development of leadership staff within his/her specified areas/units.
As an academic medical center dedicated to being in service to the patient, community and medicine, UVM Medical Center (www.UVMHealth.org/MedCenter) seeks to improve the health of the people in the communities it serves by integrating patient care, education and research in a caring environment. The UVM Medical Center also serves as a regional referral center – providing advanced care to approximately one million people in Vermont and northern New York.
University of Vermont Medical Center offers a comprehensive benefits package and encourages professional growth. University of Vermont Medical Center proudly offers a non-smoking work environment. We are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
BSN required, Masters in Nursing or related field preferred. Demonstrated commitment to life-long learning required. Active licensure, (in good standing) as an RN in the State of Vermont required.
Five years nursing leadership experience.
Experience in integrated health systems in an academic medical center preferred.
Experience at the director level in Healthcare setting within nursing preferred.
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About The University of Vermont Medical Center
Based in Burlington, Vermont, the University of Vermont Medical Center is a Level I Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center serving a population of one million throughout Vermont and Northern New York.