Provides operational management of nursing departments including: Medical/ Surgical, Orthopedic, IMCU, Emergency Department and ICU for hospitals and acute services. Ensures safe, effective patient care is delivered at all times and all locations.
Assists in development and implementation of measures for improvement of patient safety in accordance with the overall strategic objectives. Supports improvement projects for the nursing division. Analyzes needs and provides support for patient safety and improvement activities through research and implementation of initiatives.
Graduate of four year degree program. Licensed RN in North Carolina. MSN or Master’s degree in Health Care Administration, Business Administration or comparable combination of education and experience required.
Five years or more of clinical experience and a minimum of three years’ experience in a progressive leadership role within a hospital setting required. Demonstrated work experience required in leading multiple ancillary service lines for a hospital facility including but not limited to: fiscal management, human capital management, strategic planning and development of service lines, overall operational management of multiple clinical areas, and regulatory compliance.
Internal Number: 6595
About Appalachian Regional Healthcare System
Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS), the leader for healthcare in the High Country, is comprised of two hospitals, thirteen medical practices, and a rehabilitation facility with a skilled nursing care wing. Appalachian Regional Healthcare System stays committed to promoting health in the High Country, enhancing quality of life and simply “making life better.”MissionTo support the provision of high quality, compassionate healthcare for the mountain region of northwest North Carolina, northeast Tennessee with a spirit of teamwork based on a set of operating values.VisionBuild a regional healthcare system that results in healthier individuals and enhanced quality of lifeValuesCompassion, Integrity, Excellence