Vice President, Nursing Excellence
Is an active member of the Department of Nursing (DON) leadership/management team and is responsible for one or more defined areas of organized nursing services (clinical or administrative). Maintains and demonstrates current knowledge of healthcare organizations and clinical expertise, providing leadership and expertise to advance nursing practice and the provision of quality healthcare delivery in a defined area. Creates and facilitates a learning environment and atmosphere of participative management within the framework of shared governance and shared decision making. Contributes to the DON strategic plan and goals and is accountable for the implementation and attainment of these goals within defined areas of responsibility. Promotes a culture in practice to assure the Hospital mission of a Patient First environment, enhances productivity and job satisfaction. Reports to the Senior Vice President of Nursing/Chief Nursing Executive, MWHC. EDUCATION : Bachelor's and Master's degree in Nursing is required. Master's degree in Health Care or Business Administration is required (if no Master's degree in Nursing). EXPERIENCE: More than ten years experience of progressively more responsible job related experience; at least five years of which are in an upper level managerial/administrative nursing position. CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION/LICENSURE: A license as a registered nurse in the District of Columbia is required.