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Assistant Vice President - Emergency Services (Cabarrus, Kannapolis, & Harrisburg)

Date: Nov 3, 2020

Location: Concord, NC, US

Company: Atrium Health

Job Req ID: 749481

Position Number: 00120051

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details:

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: Administration - Nursing

Location: Atrium Health Cabarrus

Location Details:  Atrium Health Cabarrus

Our mission is to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit atriumhealth.org/about-us.



Job Summary
Maintains responsibility over Emergency Departments at Atrium Health Cabarrus, Kannapolis, and Harrisburg. Manages strategic oversight and operational performance within the division. Provides leadership, guidance, and direction in achieving outcomes consistent with organizational mission, philosophy, goals, and objectives. Assumes leadership responsibility for the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of clinically effective and efficient systems of care and service within the continuum of care.

Essential Functions



  • Leads the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of care delivery models and services that meet or exceed customer expectations. Leads the fiscal oversight of allocated resources in order to optimize efficient and effective utilization.
  • Provides effective and coordinated leadership of patient care within specified clinical patient service areas.
  • Directs oversight functions responsible for compliance with regulatory, accrediting, and 3rd party payer regulations and standards.
  • Develops an annual operating budget for assigned areas that encompasses both current and future operational demands.
  • Participates in the strategic planning structures and processes with administration, medical team members, and clinical leadership. Assures that appropriate communication occurs with leadership and clinical team members related to hospital operations.
  • Promotes the development and use of evidence-based, outcome-driven treatment methods, which are deemed 'best-practice' through comprehensive benchmarking of care provided to patient populations of comparable severity and clinical risk.
  • Assures that an effective program is in place to measure, assess and improve the quality of nursing care delivered to patients.
  • Maintains flexibility in the business unit which allows for easy transition of resources to respond to changes in practice or demand in the health care market.

Physical Requirements
Work requires walking, standing, and sitting. Works in an office environment. Intact sense of sight and hearing. Must be able to lift 10 pounds of weight. Must be able to respond quickly in stressful situations. Must speak English in good, understandable terms. Requires critical thinking and ability to concentrate.

Education, Experience and Certifications
Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. Current RN licensure in appropriate state. MSN required. If undergraduate degree is BSN a master's degree from a health-related program or MBA is acceptable. Must have MSN if undergraduate degree is not BSN. Appropriate professional leadership certification required within 1 year of eligibility for professional certification exam. Previous leadership experience preferred. Additional education, training, certifications, or experience may be required within the department by the nursing leader.


Strongly Preferred:  A strong background in emergency services. At least three, and preferably 5+, years of healthcare leadership experience. Experience with lean principles and process improvement; lean certification very strongly preferred.



At Atrium Health, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.


As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.


Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Atrium Health is an EOE/AA Employer

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord

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