Special Projects Director - Nursing Administration

Roanoke, VA, US, 24014

Employment Status:  Full time
Shift:  Day
Facility:  CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Requisition Number:  134853

Job Summary


Directs and maintains projects and initiatives across all Nursing services related to productivity, workforce design models, operations, research and education. This is to include, design, planning, procurement, development, and implementation.  Responsible for leading and facilitating significant Nursing change initiatives intended to improve clinical quality, patient safety and/or patient experience in an efficient, effective and timely manner. Heavy focus on scrubbing data, analyzing data, pulling data, trending data, displaying data in various presentations and Board reports.


Provides leadership and supervision for administrative projects across Nursing Services.  

  • Establishes and maintains continuous communications with all project stakeholders to ensure thorough needs assessment, evaluation and prioritization of efforts.
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate communication with clients, team members and Carilion leadership throughout life of each project.
  • Advanced skills in Excel, Word, Power Point, Power BI, UKG, Vizient and various other software
  • Identifies and resolves problems, exercises judgment, makes decisions, handles difficult situations, within scope of authority and established policy/procedure. 
  • Prioritizes projects and work assignments based on needs and goals of Carilion
  • Specific projects and programs supervised are to be determined by Carilion Leadership
  • System point person for nursing related process improvements, initiatives and technology
  • Develops presentations and executive summaries with ease and comprehensive data points/charts
  • Nursing Center of Excellence data and project point person. Collaborates with finance, HR and TSG BDs regularly and synergistically.
  • Point person for Mytonomy and Carilion Clinic micro digital patient education business partnership.  Promotes utilization of micro education and acts as liaison to Mytonomy team.
  • Coordinates and disseminates information from the office of the Chief Nurse Officer
  • Coordinates  presentations, internal meetings, newsletters, board reports, webinar presentations, and special events
  • Collaborates with Nursing Leadership to communicate strategic initiatives to the staff.

Strategic Planning and Implementation: 

  • Works with the Chief Nurse Officer and Nursing Leadership to set strategic goals and direction for Carilion Nursing
  • Participates in senior leadership meetings and initiatives
  • Is held accountable for leading the  staff in completion of goals and initiatives
  • Key point personnel for TSG and finance communication and changes

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Master's degree required.

Experience: Minimum of five (5) years leadership experience required. Minimum of two (2) years experience in Project Management or recent demonstrated project success of a Carilion multi-department leadership project. Minimum of two (2) years experience in leading Performance Improvement & Quality Initiatives.  Experience in data analytics, Power BI, Excel and Powerpoint.  Strong presentation skills.  

Licensure, Certification and/or Registration: Certification in project management preferred.

Other Minimum Qualifications: Must satisfactorily complete orientation processes. Demonstrated project management skills. Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet computer software and data analysis. Ability to build rapport and establish relationships through strong interpersonal skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong presentation skills. Ability to work independently with minimal direction.  

About Carilion

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.


Requisition Number: 134853 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: Prim. Monday - Friday with various hours as needed
Recruiter: DANA E JOHNSON 
Recruiter Phone: 540-400-4631 
Recruiter Email: dejohnson@carilionclinic.org
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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