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OrganizationErin Garvey
TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineMarch 15, 2020
College Degree Required?Yes
Salary Range$80-$100,000
Phone(434) 972-3179


Do you love the healthcare industry? Are you passionate about serving others? Come and join a dynamic team of nursing professionals servicing a great community of over 400 senior residents. We have career opportunities in our Catered Living (Assisted Living), Health Center, and Vista (Memory Care) Departments. Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge (WCBR) operates 24/7 caring for residents. Our residential community provides the opportunity to spend time with residents and serve as part of a committed health-care team with the ultimate goal of providing a supportive, safe and home-like environment for residents.
The Director of Nursing provides leadership, direction, oversight and supervision for the overall clinical operations of the Health Center in accordance with current Federal, State and Local regulations that govern the facility and Standards of Nursing Practice to ensure the highest degree of quality care is provided and maintained at all times.


    • Under the direction of the Health Services Administrator, provides leadership and coordination of the Health Center areas / units.
    • Direct, develop, organize, implement, evaluate the interdisciplinary processes in the Health Center as well as its programs and activities and ensure compliance with applicable legal, regulatory, accreditation and reimbursement guidelines and standards.
    • Understand current Nursing Processes and Standards of Nursing Practice; effectively communicate to staff the expectation of absolute conformity to the process and standards as defined and apply appropriate accountability measures through coaching, mentoring and application of the progressive discipline process.
    • In conjunction with the Health Services Administrator, develop the annual Capital and Operating Budgets for the Health Center. Analyze monthly statistical and budget variance reports.
    • Serve on the Continuous Quality Improvement Committee for Health Center and fulfill committee responsibilities as outlined in regulations and the Quality Assurance Program for the organization.


    • Strong clinical and assessment skills and knowledge of diseases processes
    • Knowledge of reimbursement regulations and nursing practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to long term care administration
    • Ability to deal tactfully with staff, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public
    • Ability to interpret, communicate and implement policies, procedures, regulations, financial records, reports, etc. to staff, residents, family members, visitors, and government agencies/personnel.
    • Ability to make decisions and choices independently
    • Ability to lead and motivate staff to achieve the desired results


    • Bachelor’s degree in nursing; master’s degree preferred
    • Licensed as a RN in the State of Virginia, in good standing
    • Minimum five years of experience as a Registered Nurse with supervisory/management experience
    • CPR/First Aid Certified
    • Long term care experience required; acute care preferred
WCBR offers competitive wages, phenomenal, low-cost to associate health and dental insurance, retirement savings with matching plan, education assistance program, as well as other benefits for full-time staff. We even extend some benefit options to the part-time staff!
Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge is a non-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community serving over 400 residents with a mission of responding to the dynamic needs of the aging by providing high-quality services and programs in a residential environment. We need YOU to join us in supporting this mission.