VHC Health

ID 2022-9204
Category Nursing Leadership
Job Locations
US-VA-ARLINGTON
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Nights
Department : Name
CARDIOVASCULAR

Overview

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Assistant Patient Care Director, CVSD

 

Looking for your next career opportunity in healthcare? At VHC Health, our staff exceeds expectations by performing at the top-level of the profession. We are looking for a collaborative Assistant Patient Care Director who will be responsible for direction of the nursing unit (s) in coordination with the patient care director in concert with the goals of that unit according to the philosophy of the Division of Patient Care Services. As a member of the Mayo Clinic Network and a Magnet Hospital, we are dedicated to providing a safe and healthy environment for our patients and employees. Come join a hospital that dedicated to you and your career.

 

This unit cares for cardiovascular and thoracic surgical patients.  Common heart surgeries include Coronary artery bypass graft, aortic and mitral valve replacements, and aortic aneurysm repairs.  Common lung surgeries include lobe biopsies and resections, lobectomies and pneumonectomies.   Vascular patients cared for include carotid artery endarterectomies, femoral artery bypasses, and creation of AV fistulas.

 

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.

Qualifications

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Virginia Department of Health Professions Required
  • Compact State Licensure in Nursing Required
  • Certification in Area of Clinical Specialty Preferred
  • American Heart Association BLS and ACLS certifications 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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