VP Patient Care Services

Requisition ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Nursing Administration
Hours / Pay Period
Standard Hours
Facility / Process Level : Name
Community Memorial Hospital


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


For more than 50 years, the mission of CHI Health Missouri Valley has been to nurture and enhance the quality of life for residents of Harrison County. As a community hospital, its ongoing commitment is to keep residents in good health. Through the years, CHI Health Missouri Valley has strived to improve the health status of southwest Iowa residents – children, teens, adults, senior citizens, friends and neighbors. CHI Health Missouri Valley is proud to offer healthcare services – close to home – within this community.


The incumbent is the VP Patient Care Services for his/her assigned campus within the Operations Division reporting to the campus Vice President & Chief Operating Officer with matrix reporting to the Senior Executive.  The incumbent works collaboratively with all CHI Health Leadership executives to achieve CHI Health goals and objectives.


The individual serving in this role functions in an interlocking matrix environment with responsibility across the entire system and continuum for Nursing Practice through his/her membership on the Nursing Council.  The Nursing Council has accountability for the integration of nursing systems for CHI Health. 


This role can only be fulfilled through a collaborative working relationship with each member of the management team and the Nursing Council.  The VP Patient Care Services maintains direct responsibility for Nursing Practice on assigned campus.  In addition, the incumbent works collaboratively with medical staff, community leaders, agencies and payors to carry out the goals and objectives for the defined service population.  A key role of this position is to build strong relationships with physicians and employees for CHI Health and to achieve high levels of patient and customer satisfaction.


The VP Patient Care Services maintains direct operational responsibility for specific departments and programs on an assigned campus:


Additional direct management responsibilities and/or consultative responsibilities may be assigned from time to time as appropriate to carry out the objectives of the Operations division and/or to provide smooth operations on the campus assigned.  The incumbent also maintains a matrix management responsibility for all other nursing care areas located at his/her assigned hospital. 


The incumbent works closely with service lines, providing consultative services and coordination in order to further the strategic objectives of the service lines.



  • Minimum of five (5) years of progressive experience in nursing leadership
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree, one of which must be in nursing.  

  • Must hold a Registered Nurse license in either the state of Nebraska or Iowa.  Nebraska and Iowa are compact states, so the license must be in the state of residence.  Certification in Nursing Administration or area of clinical expertise is highly recommended.

  • Evidence of involvement in professional organizations, community affairs and regional professional nursing activities is preferred


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