The primary purpose of the Director of Nursing (DON) is to plan, organize, develop, direct, and evaluate the overall operations of Woodridge’s Nursing Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern the facility. Under the direction the Administrator and the Medical Director, the DON must ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times. In the absence of the Medical Director, this position is charged with carrying out the resident care policies establish through the Quality Improve and Quality Assurance Committees.
Duties require a broad knowledge of nursing management equivalent to a Bachelors Degree in Nursing or Health Care Administration.
Graduate of an accredited nursing education program and holds (or is eligible to obtain) a current Registered Nurse license in the State of Vermont.
Five to seven years of progressively responsive nursing experience, including at least four years in a nursing leadership position in a long-term care setting.
About UVM Health Network - Central Vermont Medical Center
UVM Health Network - Central Vermont Medical Center is the largest employer in the region, excluding the State. We employ 1200 full and part-time staff in over 80 job titles. These caring and capable individuals help us carry out the mission of the Medical Center. They are your neighbors, friends and family members.
At UVMHN-CVMC, our goal is to create a workplace where fair treatment of staff,... open communication, trust, and mutual respect can be expected. Employment at UVMHN-CVMC is offered on a non-discriminatory basis. We welcome candidates of all backgrounds and qualifications to consider employment at CVMC.
We are committed to ensuring that all of our employees meet their financial, health and wellness, and professional goals. We recently demonstrated this commitment by increasing our minimum wage to $11.00, an amount much higher than what was required by the State’s new law in 2015.
We offer a comprehensive, total compensation package that includes salary, health and wellness benefits, paid time off, and more. Our Flexible Benefits health care plan puts you more in charge of your benefits, and allows you to design a program that reflects your own personal circumstances. Learn more about our benefits.
Working at UVMHN-CVMC
At Central Vermont Medical Center you will work with a diverse group of people who are highly qualified and dedicated to their jobs and their patients. As a not-for-profit hospital licensed for 122 beds and offering a full spectrum of comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care services, along with 24-hour physician staffed emergency care, our hospital offers a wide spectrum of health care opportunities. Learn more about working at CVMC.
Living in Central Vermont
Central Vermont Medical Center is located in Berlin, minutes from Vermont’s capital city – Montpelier – and an hour’s drive from two major academic medical centers, The University of Vermont Medical Center and Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. Central Vermont offers high quality public schools, a robust housing environment and a variety of employment opportunities. Learn more about living in central Vermont.
Recreation and Culture
With its abundance of natural resources, thriving arts community, local food movements and entrepreneurial spirit, Vermont offers unlimited access to all sorts of recreational and cultural opportunities. Whether you enjoy skiing black diamonds, camping, strolling through a local farmers market, or catching the latest indie film, you can find it in central Vermont. Learn more about recreation and culture in central Vermont.
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