VHC Health

ID 2021-6859
Category Nursing Leadership
Job Locations
US-VA-ARLINGTON
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Varies
Department : Name
8A-ONCOLOGY

Overview

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Assistant Patient Care Director, Medical Oncology

 

The Assistant Patient Care Director reports to the Patient Care Director and is responsible for the direction and goals of the nursing unit. This team member will be responsible for unit administration, direct nursing care and coordinating activities with ancillary departments. An advanced competency level, knowledge of the nursing process, and consistently meeting or exceeding all criteria of the staff nurse performance appraisal tool is expected of assistant patient care directors.

 

Come join a hospital dedicated to you and your career!

 

VHC Health is a 453-bed nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering high quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 75 years. VHC is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (a national network of independent healthcare organizations), a designated Level II Trauma Center and a recognized Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. We are proud to announce that the Leapfrog Group has awarded the hospital with an 'A' grade in Hospital Safety for the 19th year in a row, achieved an Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ for the 10th year in a row and VHC has ranked Number 2 in “Best Hospitals” in the Washington, DC metropolitan area by U.S. News and World Report's 2021-2022 rankings. At VHC we are always striving to provide continued excellence and growth for our employees as well as top notch care for our patients.

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Qualifications

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing is preferred 
  • At least one of relevant nursing experience and demonstrated leadership ability
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing is preferred 
  • At least one of relevant nursing experience and demonstrated leadership ability
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Virginia Department of Health Professions or Compact State Licensure in Nursing required
  • Certification in area of Clinical Specialty preferred
  • American Heart Assoication BLS CPR Certification required

Responsibilities

  • Maintain and promote affiliation with professional and schools of nursing by providing preceptors, education, participating in educational conferences, and mentoring. 
  • Collaborates to conduct in-services.
  • Develops, monitors, evaluates, and documents continuous quality improvement activities in accordance with hospital, state, and The Joint Commission standards. Implements change according to results in coordination with appropriate leadership. 
  • Identifies potential process improvement deficiencies and actively participates in resolution through communication and education of staff. 
  • Assures quality of care and services by adhering to industry standards and measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and benchmarks established by the organization. 
  • Consistently reviews patient survey results to identify feedback, sustain a high performance environment, and lead targeted improvements to deliver exceptional patient experiences. 

Benefits

  • Paid Major Holidays
  • Generous Paid Time Off / Vacation
  • Sick Time
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Undergraduate Student Loan Repayment
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Health Fitness & Education Class Discounts
  • Employee Wellness Benefits
  • Hospital Discount for Employees and Family
  • VHC Retirement Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Free onsite parking
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Career Coaching
  • Family Leave
  • 401(k) + Match
  • and much more!

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