Vice President, Nursing

Gifford Medical Center | Randolph, Vermont 05060

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: July 06, 2021
Opportunity Code: 28414


Critical Access Hospital seeks Vice President of Nursing with a passion for patient care to oversee inpatient services.

The Position

  • The Vice President of Nursing will provide leadership for the medical center’s inpatient nursing services with oversight for the birthing center, emergency department, nursing education, med/surg, and care management units.
  • The Vice President is a visible leader on the medical center’s senior management team and will serve a key role in the future implementation of a new Electronic Medical Records system. 
  • Additional responsibility areas include the education and development of nursing staff, state and federal regulatory compliance, and the creation and management of departmental budgets in collaboration with stakeholders.
  • Must bring 5+ years of progressive clinical leadership experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Active RN license required and can work towards obtaining a Vermont license. 

The Organization

  • Gifford Medical Center, a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital, is the beating heart of the Gifford Health Care system. Nationally recognized for its importance in serving our rural community, it has remained a central hub of high-quality medical care in Vermont for over 118 years.
  • A wide range of services are provided within the modern, comfortable facility, including 24-hour emergency care, inpatient and outpatient services, diagnostic imaging, surgery and rehabilitation, and end-of-life care. Additionally, the newly renovated and highly-acclaimed Birthing Center combines the expertise of OB/GYN care and low-intervention midwifery.
  • In recent years, Gifford Medical Center has been named one of the Top 25 Most Energy-Efficient Hospitals nationwide (EPA Energy Star) and a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital in the nation (The National Rural Health Association). 

The Community 

  • At the geographic center of Vermont, Randolph is a working town with a lively arts community and located within an hour’s drive to Burlington and an international airport.
  • Downtown Randolph is full of historic railroad-era architecture and many Victorian-era homes. It’s pedestrian-friendly with shops, restaurants, parks, and a friendly vibe. With superb acoustics, the historic Chandler Center for the Arts is one of Vermont's outstanding performance venues and draws international talent annually for the New World Music Festival. Randolph is also home to Vermont Technical College, a two to four year college that is ranked among the best in the Northeast. 
  • The third branch of the White River runs along the town's eastern border. Nearby are the 18-hole Montague Golf Course and more than 240 miles of mapped trails for hiking, biking, cross-country and back-country skiing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing. Working farms, maple sugar houses, art studios, country inns, picturesque rivers, and country roads are part of the fun of exploring the villages and country lanes of the greater Randolph area.



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