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Nsg Research Prog Dir
Req. #: 51716
Department: Nursing Research Office
Schedule: Full time
Shift: 1: Days
Job Details:

VCU Health System's Nursing Administration is seeking a full time Nursing Director of Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice. This Director position will be responsible for oversight of strategic initiatives related to nursing research and evidence based practice for Patient Care Services; provides expert consultation in evidence-based practice and research.




Fostering and facilitating research and evidence-based practice across the Health System. They will oversee the Research and Evidence-based Practice Leadership Council. This position will also be responsible for collaboration with the VCU School of Nursing, VCU School of Allied Health as well as other Magnet Hospitals specific to facilitate and lead workforce and quality research.






Current RN licensure in Virginia or eligible

PhD in nursing or an affiliated field. Masters degree in nursing required, if PhD degree is not in nursing.

Education and training sufficient for eligibility for faculty appointment in the VCU School of Nursing

Current RN licensure in Virginia or eligible

5 years of experience in nursing practice, education or research

Experience conducting clinically based research, disseminating findings through publication and presentation, and applying findings in a practice

Effective interpersonal and communication skills

Experience in effective leadership and mentoring

Experience in initiating and managing interdisciplinary teams

Experience in managing complex tasks within an organizational structure

Experience in using effective interpersonal and communication skills across a range of educational and cultural backgrounds

Experience in identifying and using a range of research-related resources including relevant computer applications




Experience in staff education and/or program development

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.

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