Director of Nursing

Tanner Medical Center-Villa Rica | Villa Rica, Georgia 30180

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: December 22, 2022
Opportunity Code: 32130


Enjoy southern lifestyle living and join Tanner Medical Center – Villa Rica, in northeast Georgia as their new Director of Nursing!

The Position

  • The Director of Nursing is responsible for the development and implementation of plans for providing nursing care, treatment, and necessary staffing to provide exceptional patient care within a 75-bed facility.
  • Dually reporting to the Vice President of Inpatient Nursing and the Hospital Administrator, this leader will oversee a team of 20+ direct reports and approximately 200 FTEs.
  • This leader will be expected to increase employee engagement, patient satisfaction and quality outcomes. Foster and build relationships at all levels while working towards strategic initiatives. 
  • The ideal candidate will be a strong, visible leader, with a background in leading nursing operations. They must have strong business acumen, analysis, and strategic thinking skills. The ability to be a change agent, work well in a collaborative environment, and communicate effectively will be critical. 
  • Must possess a minimum of 5 years’ experience in an inpatient hospital setting and 2 years’ recent experience in nursing management.
  • MSN highly preferred; Active GA RN or multistate license required. 

The Organization 

  • Tanner Medical Center - Villa Rica is a part of the larger health system, known as Tanner Health System. Tanner Health System is a five-hospital nonprofit health system providing convenient, personalized healthcare to communities across west Georgia and east Alabama.
  • Tanner Medical Center - Villa Rica is a 53-bed acute care hospital located in Villa Rica, Georgia, serving the residents of Carroll, Douglas, and Paulding counties and beyond.
  • Originally named the Villa Rica City Hospital and rebuilt in 2003 as Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica, this award-winning hospital provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services for patients of all ages.
  • Tanner Medical Center - Villa Rica is an accredited chest pain center and is certified as a primary stroke center. Our maternity center delivers more than 700 babies a year in comfortable labor and delivery suites with adjacent waiting rooms for families.
  • As a community healthcare organization Tanner’s provider are more than just providers, they are a part of the community. They not only care for their patients, but care for their neighbors, friends, and loved ones. Tanner prides themselves in employing a unique group of professionals who believe in bringing care to surprising places while serving a tight-knit, rural community.

The Community

  • Located just 35 mile west of downtown Atlanta, which is just a 30-minute drive, Villa Rica is conveniently located just off Interstate 20.
  • Villa Rica can boast the first Gold Strike in the United States, as well as being home to Coca-Cola legend Asa Candler and Gospel Music founder Thomas A. Dorsey.
  • The MILL Amphitheater is a 2,500 capacity “green space” Amphitheater where concerts, festivals, classic car shows, comedy shows, and numerous annual events are scheduled year-round!
  • Experience the feel of an old mercantile or stroll along our raised sidewalks, dotted with crepe myrtles, and choose from a variety of shops and restaurants.
  • Or enjoy the city’s historic downtown with its authentic architecture, and be sure to stop by and view the architecture of Wick's Tavern, the oldest commercial structure in West Georgia.




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