RN - Vice President - Nursing Operations - Greenville, NC

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Vidant Medical Center



Vidant Health

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

  • Scope: Vidant Medical Center (VMC) is a 900+ bed academic medical center that serves as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. VMC is a regional referral center and the flagship hospital for Vidant Health.

  • VMC has over 700 practicing physicians on its medical staff.  VMC serves 29 counties in eastern North Carolina with a population of 1.4 million people.  On an annual basis, it serves 45,000 inpatients and over 170,000 outpatients (including 117,000 ED visits), in addition to a surgical volume of 21,000.

  • Total operating revenue for VMC - 1.1 Billion; net patient revenue - 1 Billion.

  • In its role as an academic medical center, VMC currently trains 2,500 students in a variety of fields including nursing and allied health. Through its relationship with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, VMC employs and trains over 300 residents in 14 programs as well as 80 fellows in 20 programs.

  • As a part of VMC, the Women's Services and Children's Hospital represent two highly specialized service lines. These service lines consists of 173 inpatient beds and 79 non-licensed and outpatient beds for a total of 252 beds and greater than 3,600 deliveries annually.

Position Summary

  • Translate strategies into actionable initiatives that enable achievement of results that align with established goals to create and sustain operational excellence for nursing operations. Leads the integration and provides ultimate oversight for multiyear strategies to advance the function of nursing operations. Works in partnership with management and physician leaders in ensuring that plans, operations and patient care are aligned with the Mission, Vision and Values.

  • Ensures broader organizational support around identified goals, strategies, budgets, and metrics associated with the function of nursing operations. Ensures that policies, procedures and practices are operationalized to support safe, reliable care and fosters a continuous learning culture.  Builds the organizational structure, talent, and other capabilities to implement and operate the function of nursing operations. Responsible for establishing, measuring, and achieving performance metrics, consistent with Vidant Health expectations.

  • Employs methods of change management to advance the organization by using tools, business processes, budget allocations and operational practices to significantly reshape Vidant Health. Accountable for a positive organizational culture in conducting business, decision making and performance management to influence work attitudes and enhance job satisfaction. Provides leadership and has oversight of patient safety, quality improvement, best practice, infection prevention, and regulatory compliance. Stays current on quality and performance measures from emerging national and state requirements. Member of system management teams and functions as a key liaison between the leadership teams and physician partners and applicable governing board of the health care entities and programs.

Minimum Requirements

  • Doctorate/PhD is required.

  • 8 - 10 years experience is required.

Preferred Requirements

  • Executive Leadership Experience in a Magnet Organization.

  • Active NC RN License.

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Other Information

  • Hours - Full-Time.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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