Director, Nursing Operations

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Valley Health System
May 12, 2021
Winchester, Virginia
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Director, Nursing Operations

Nursing Administration - 206010 Winchester, Virginia Full-Time


  • Entity: Winchester Medical Center
  • Shift: Day

Who We Are

Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.

A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region’s largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.

We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.

What You Will Do:

Director Nursing Operations leads nursing effectiveness strategies and is responsible for hospital wide throughput. Responsible for reviewing unit specific nursing financial reports and providing education to directors and managers on improving operational efficiencies. Includes the innovative development, implementation and leadership of a internal RN, PCA and sitter resource pool. Director, Nursing Operations will have direct oversight and management of utilization for both internal and external RN agency and resource pool staff, including sitters, according to UH policies and procedures. He/She will manage Float Pool, agency staff and will oversee the related contracts (ShiftWizard and Qualivis). He/She will manage daily hospital throughput in collaboration with the unit leaders, Case Management and Transfer Center ensuring the patient is in the right bed at the right time, matched with the right caregivers. Maintain records of system wide RN, PCA and sitter supplemental staff utilization by hospital and nursing unit. He/She will coordinate and approve standardize use of overtime and premium pay based on patient acuity and staffing availability. Act as a resource for all Nurse Managers and Directors on development of annual departmental budgets, monthly Work Hours per Patient Day (WHPPD) reports and additional variance reporting. Partners with Nursing Directors and Managers to develop innovative action plans to address budget variances and staffing concerns. Assists with plans for implementation and change management. Collaborates with Human Resources and Nursing Leadership in the effective recruitment and retention of RN, PCA and sitter supplemental staff, including a consistent review of competitiveness studies. Provides monthly reports to Nursing Leadership on nursing operational effectiveness by hospital and unit. Manage Clinical Agency placement for the System through approved Vendor Management Group (Qualivis). He/She will focus on PX , EE and Continuous Process Improvement and oversee the related contracts (GWN).

What You Will Bring:

Bachelors Healthcare Administration or related field required
Masters Healthcare Administration or related field preferred

5 years experience in a large, complex healthcare setting, including 3yrs direct leadership experience required
Experience leading quality and service improvement required
Experience with productivity systems and expense reduction strategies required

Certification & Licensures
Registered Nurse or other clinical licensure preferred

What You Will Get:

- Competitive salary
- Flexible scheduling
- Onsite Childcare (available at some locations)
- Health Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Wellness Program
- Tuition Assistance
- Retirement Plan
- Life Insurance

*some benefits are subject to change due to job status

We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.
We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.


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About aspindle

aspindle Valley Health is a nonprofit organization serving the healthcare needs of people in and around an area known as the Top of Virginia, as well as parts of West Virginia and Maryland. Valley Health was incorporated November 4, 1994, after Winchester Medical Center (WMC) and Warren Memorial Hospital (WMH), in Front Royal, had partnered to serve the region. Headquartered in Winchester, Virginia, Valley Health now operates six hospitals: WMC, WMH, Shenandoah Memorial Hospital (SMH) in Woodstock, VA, Page Memorial Hospital (PMH) in Luray, VA, Hampshire Memorial Hospital (HMH) in Romney, WV, and War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs, WV. Valley Health has a combined 594 licensed inpatient beds and 166 long-term care beds. The system is supported by more than 5,300 employees, and a medical staff of over 500. Valley Health had 30,000 inpatient admissions in 2012 and more than 140,000 emergency room visits. Total outpatient encounters numbered approximately 800,000. Over 2,600 babies were delivered at Valley Health hospitals in 2012. The Valley Health family of services includes: •Winchester Medical Center •Warren Memorial Hospital (Front Royal, VA) •Shenandoah Memorial Hospital (Woodstock, VA) •Hampshire Memorial Hospital (Romney, WV) •Page Memorial Hospital (Luray, VA) •War Memorial Hospital (Berkeley Springs, WV) •Valley Regional Enterprises, Inc.(Valley Home Care, Valley Medical Transport, Valley Pharmacy) •Surgi-Center of Winchester •Urgent Care (Winchester, VA; Front Royal, VA; Martinsburg, WV)

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