permanent

Director of Emergency Department

UVA Culpeper Medical Center | Culpeper, Virginia 22701

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: March 31, 2022
Opportunity Code: 30573

Summary

Become Director of Emergency Department in a community rich in History with a touch of Modern Charm 

 

The Position

  • Serve UVA Health in this newly created Director position from its previous Manager position level. 
  • The new Director of Emergency Department will oversee the 30 bed emergency department, 7 bed fast track and the ambulance service – treating approximately 100+ patients per day.
  • This leader will demonstrate experience/passion in increasing patient satisfaction, employee satisfaction, and improving the standardization of practices and care. 
  • The Director will instill and implement best practices and standards, while also ensuring accreditation readiness.
  • The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong leadership while creating a culture of shared governance, team engagement and strong morale.
  • RN license required, Masters preferred.

The Organization

  • UVA Health is an academic health system that recently expanded in 2016 to include four hospitals across Charlottesville, Culpeper and Northern Virginia, along with the UVA School of Medicine, UVA School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library.
  • UVA Health System’s vision is to be the nation’s leading public academic health system and best place to work, while transforming patient care, research, education, and engagement with the diverse communities we serve.
  • UVA Medical Center is recognized as the No. 1 hospital in Virginia for children and adults by U.S. News & World Report, with seven specialties rated among the top in America.
  • UVA Culpeper has its own ambulance transport service which gives them the unique ability to manage their own discharges and transfers without ALS transport.  
  • Novant Health UVA Health System was awarded three ‘A’ grades in The Leapfrog Group’s fall 2021 Hospital Safety Grade, a designation recognizing hospitals’ efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare.

The Community 

  • Culpeper, named the “Prettiest Town in Virginia” by Architectural Digest, 2018, combines small town Southern charm with big city convenience.
  • Nestled in the Piedmont River Valley between the Rappahannock and Rapidan Rivers, the Culpeper area offers outstanding outdoor adventures, a well-preserved historic downtown with quaint boutiques, restaurants, gourmet shops, and antique stores, and beautiful Virginia countryside.
  • Just west of Culpeper, the lush Piedmont "horse country" rolls into the breath-taking views of the Rappahannock countryside and on to Virginia's Skyline Drive and the Blue Ridge Mountains.
  • Culpeper is an hour drive from both Washington, D.C., and Charlottesville, Virginia, with sites along the way like Thomas Jefferson’s home Monticello, Arlington National Cemetery, Mount Vernon, and numerous significant Civil War battlefields. 
  • Culpeper County has six elementary schools, two middle schools, two high schools and several private schools to choose from. 

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