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Dir Surgical Services

LifePoint Hospitals

Location: Martinsville, Virginia
Type: Non-Remote
Posted on: May 24, 2023
Day shift, 7-10 hr/shift, weekdays only
Submission for the position: Dir Surgical Services - (Job Number: 7455-11113)
Dir Surgical Services
Sovah Health - Martinsville
Who We Are:
People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Licensed for 220 beds, SOVAH Health – Martinsville, is a full service, acute-care hospital providing over 22 medical specialties. Among the services we offer are a home health & hospice agency, advanced wound healing center, cardiac rehabilitation center, two cardiac catheterization labs, and medical & radiation oncology services.
Where We Are:
In Martinsville, explore culture and arts, enjoy kayaking or hiking and so much more in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. From the river to the racetrack, we offer plenty of activities to guarantee that you and your family have a fun filled time!
Why Choose Us:
· Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees
Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees
· Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance
· Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants
· Professional development and Growth opportunities
· And much more…
Position Summary:
Sovah Health in Martinsville, VA, is seeking a RN Director to join our Surgical Services- department full time. The Director will be Responsible for carrying through with the planning, organizing, and directing clinical practice and associate management functions for assigned periods in the hospital setting.  Supports the goals of Memorial Hospital, the Department of Nursing, and provides for the continuity and achievement of these goals and objectives.  Establishes standards of practice and performance improvement methods to monitor and achieve hospital and department goals.  Serves as support and resource to hospital managers and hospital personnel on assigned shifts.    Requires flexibility in scheduling with the requirement of being able to work all shift patterns including weekends and holidays in order to maintain continuity of service and provide consistent coverage of nursing supervision to Memorial Hospital.
Reports to: Chief Nursing Officer
Minimum Education
□ Required Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. Master's degree preferred. Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing with current RN licensure from the Virginia State Board of Nursing.
Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Requires sound knowledge base of nursing theory and practice. Must be assertive and must possess effective skills in oral and written communications. Must be strong patient advocate. Requires flexibility in adapting to work demands and priorities.
Requires full range of motion including handling and lifting patients and/or equipment, manual and finger dexterity and eye hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. May require lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds. May require frequent bending, squatting and kneeling. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Requires ability to work under stressful conditions and/or irregular hours. Potential for exposure to communicable diseases and/or body fluids
Required Skills
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Virginia. CNOR preferred.
ACLS required. Certification preferred.
Minimum Work Experience
Minimum of two years experience as staff registered nurse in associated specialty. Management experience preferred.
EEOC Statement:
SOVAH Health - Martinsville is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
Nursing Management
Schedule: Full-time Location(s): Virginia-Martinsville