VHCA Member is Recipient of AANAC’s Nursing Director of the Year

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The Virginia Health Care Association congratulates Nancy Chila, RN, BSN, recipient of the Nursing Director of the Year award given by the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC).  Ms. Chila is the Director of Nursing (DON) at Mount Vernon Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Alexandria where she introduced and implemented systems and processes for survey readiness, risk assessment and raising clinical competencies.  She served as a mentor helping other nurses reach their professional goals and as an advocate for achievement of excellence in patient care at all levels.  Presentation of the award will be held in Jacksonville, Florida at AANAC’s Annual Conference Awards Dinner. AANAC is the professional membership organization of more than 12,000 long term care professionals.