Nursing Practice Director

Roanoke, VA, US, 24014

Employment Status:  Full time
Shift:  Day
Facility:  CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Requisition Number:  120457

Job Summary

Step up and lead with a regional leader. Advance your career with an award-winning organization that excels in helping our communities stay healthy and our region grow stronger. Make the most of your management talents at Carilion Clinic, an award-winning healthcare network that includes seven hospitals, multi-specialty physician practices, and affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions.


Under the direction of the Nursing Practice Administrator, and as an integral member of the Nursing Center of Excellence, the Director of Nursing Practice promotes exemplary professional practice that is evidence-based and is characterized by collaborative professional governance.  This individual, along with the entity(ies) of Chief Nursing Officer and Nursing Practice Administrator, supports the Carilion Clinic professional practice model through the implementation of the Carilion Clinic Nursing Strategic Plan and the annual Nursing fiscal year goals to standardized nursing practice across the organization. Special emphasis is placed on the provision of patient and family-centric care using standards of nursing practice afforded by nursing professional organizations and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. This role is responsible for the dissemination and implementation of the Professional Nursing Practice Model and principles for nursing excellence.   Assists with the ANCC Magnet® and Pathway to Excellence® Recognition Programs.


Work is accomplished without considerable direction.  Works on complex issues where analysis of situations and/or data requires in-depth evaluation of variable factors.  Exercises judgment in selecting method, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results consistent with broadly defined policies and practices.  Manages department budget and staff, including all aspects of financial planning/accountability and recruitment, retention and performance management. Routine interactions and relationships at all levels within Carilion. Frequently interacts one-on-one, makes group presentations, leads teams, multi-service and organization projects. Frequently must adapt and respond to organization needs, current responsibilities and changing priorities.

Based in Roanoke Virginia, we offer compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach programs. Join and guide a team of caring individuals who embrace and reflect our values‐collaboration, commitment, compassion, courage, and curiosity‐in all that we do. And realize the advantages of professional stability, strong technological resources, and true advancement potential.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Master’s Degree in related field preferred. Bachelor of Science in Nursing required.

Experience: Five years of extensive and progressive administration experience.

Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Virginia

Other Minimum Qualifications: Demonstrates excellent problem solving, interpersonal, communication, priority setting and work competency skills. Promotes a respectful, inclusive culture of service excellence. Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to exercise independent judgment. Business acumen and leadership skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to effectively interact with all levels of management, internal departments and external agencies. Working knowledge of various computer software applications. Must be detailed oriented, able to synthesize complex data and utilizes sound clinical judgement based on years of leadership and clinical experience. Savvy with crucial conversations. Intuitive and autonomous, anticipates nursing practice needs.

About Carilion

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

Collaboration: Working together with purpose to achieve shared goals.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.


Requisition Number: 120457 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: Monday - Friday with 24 hour accountability
Recruiter: DANA E JOHNSON 
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Recruiter Email:
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


Carilion Total Rewards

What matters to you is important to us—like benefits, rewards, and resources to improve your life. Carilion understands the importance of prioritizing your well-being to help you develop and thrive. When you make your tomorrow with us, we’ll enhance your potential to realize the best in yourself. Below are benefits available to you when you join Carilion:

  • Employer Funded Pension Plan, vested after five years (Voluntary 403B)
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits
  • Flexible Work Arrangements/Schedules
  • Remote Work Options
  • Paid Time Off (accrued from day one)
  • Onsite fitness studios and discounts to our Carilion Wellness centers
  • Access to our health and wellness app, Virgin Pulse
  • Discounts on childcare
  • Continued education and training

Find more about Carilion Clinic’s benefits by vising our Total Rewards Page.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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