Senior Director/ACNO, Winchester Medical Center

Administration - 208311 Winchester, Virginia Full-Time

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  • 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:

The SR DIRECTOR /ACNO, WMC reports to the Vice President of Nursing at Winchester Medical Center. The Senior Director ACNO provides leadership and oversight for the practice of nursing and for operations of the inpatient nursing units and emergency department. The Director will establish goals, objectives, and standards of operation in concert with the Chief Nursing Officers and Patient Care Services Executives and will collaborate closely with the Medical Director.
The position provides leadership and focus to assigned operational areas that integrate interdisciplinary physician and staff leaders and aligns them with the strategic goals of the Medical Center, the health system as well as the approved business and operating plans. The Director is responsible for patient care operations and the practice of nursing for the Medical Center, and works with the other hospital leaders to assure the standardization and optimization of nursing and patient care options across Valley Health System.
Ensures that areas of responsibility are managed according to industry best practices, regulatory standards, Joint Commission standards, etc. Leads and participates in project management, health system interfaces, as well as internal and external relationships. Works in concert with the leaders to assure safe, effective, efficient patient care practices, patient throughput, and collaboration among the clinical team members.

What You Will Bring:


Masters Nursing, Healthcare Administration, Business or related field required

Five (5) years of experience in leadership position over multiple units/departments required

Certification & Licensures
Registered Nurse license in State of Virginia required
BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart ‘Healthcare Provider’ (HCP) - AHA approved required *
Professional Nurse Executive Certification required within 12 months of hire
* New hires must have American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to completion of orientation.

Demonstrated leadership and management skills to direct and guide others appropriately and serves as a resource and role model for staff required
Ability to lead workgroups and committees as assigned utilizing skilled facilitation, project management and follow through to achieve results required
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a high degree of professionalism and competence in dealing with multidisciplinary teams including physicians, administration and financial staff required

What You Will Get:

At Valley Health, we believe everyone is a caregiver, and our goal is to create an environment where our caregivers thrive physically, financially, and emotionally. In addition to a competitive salary, our most popular benefits for full-time employees include:
• A Zero-Deductible Health Plan
• Dental and vision insurance
• Generous Paid Time Off
• Tuition Assistance
• Retirement Savings Match
• A Robust Employee Assistance Program to help with many aspects of emotional wellbeing
• Membership to Healthy U: An Incentive-Based Wellness Program

Valley Health also offers a health savings account & flexible spending account for childcare, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, and professional development. In addition, several perks come with working for the largest employer in the region, such as discounts to on-campus dining, and more.

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Physical Demands
3 A Administration