Assistant Vice President, Emergency Services Atrium Health Central Division Charlotte, NC
Atrium Health Central Division is part of the Atrium HealthCare System, a not-for-profit, self-supporting public system and the largest healthcare system in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Carolinas Medical Center (CMC) is the flagship hospital of Atrium Health, an 874 bed Magnet designated academic medical center. CMC is the region’s only Level 1 Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center and is also a Transplant Center and has over 7,000 births per year. CMC Mercy is a 221 bed acute care adult hospital and one of the first Planetree Designated hospitals in the nation. CMC Mercy is located 1.3 miles from CMC. Carolina’s Healthcare SouthPark is a free-standing emergency department located 6 miles from CMC. Also situated at CMC is the Levine Cancer Institute’s academic and research headquarters, Carolinas Rehabilitation, and Levine Children’s Hospital, the largest children’s hospital from Washington, D.C. to Florida.
THE POSITION Atrium Health Central Division is seeking an experienced nurse leader to assume the role of Assistant Vice President, Emergency Services (AVP). The AVP is responsible for the strategic oversight and operational performance for the service line and ensures that optimal, quality patient care is provided using resources in an effective and efficient manner. The AVP reports to the Vice President, Central Division Administration at Atrium Health. The AVP is responsible for CMC Emergency Department, CMC Mercy Emergency Department, and SouthPark Emergency Department. Emergency Department visits total 138K; CMC 84K, CMC Mercy 37K and SouthPark 17K. Each department has a Nurse Manager that reports directly to the AVP. The AVP is the key clinical leader to facilitate care standards for Emergency Services across the Central Division. The AVP is an essential member of the Executive Team and will be a transformational leader within a strong shared governance model. The AVP will participate in strategic planning for the service line with key administrative, nursing, and medical leaders to meet all organizational, service line, and department goals.
Masters degree in Nursing or other health related field accepted.
Licensed to practice or eligible to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina.
Minimum five years leadership experience at a level one trauma center preferred.
Experience in lean or six sigma performance improvement work required.
Certification in leadership of specialty required.
CHARLOTTE, NC. Charlotte is the largest and most accessible city between Washington, D.C., and Dallas, Texas. A major sports city, Charlotte has teams in all the professional leagues. A center for fine dining, Charlotte has benefitted from the location of Johnson & Wales Culinary School in the area. Among its many colleges and universities, North Carolina also boasts Duke University, Wake Forest, and the University of North Carolina. Charlotte has 199 neighborhoods radiating in all directions from Uptown. It is located in close proximity to the beaches and mountains and offers four seasons with easy access to the international airport. In 2012, the urban section of Little Sugar Creek Greenway was completed; inspired in part by the San Antonio River Walk, and is integral to Charlotte's extensive urban park system.
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