Chief Nursing Officer

Location: Raleigh, NC
Currently seeking a Chief Nursing Officer , 45 min from the Raleigh and only two hours from the North Carolina Coast.
 
Responsibilities of the Chief Nursing Officer:
  • Has ultimate administrative responsibility for nursing standards and practice regardless of the practice area or reporting relationship of the nurse.  Directs hospital nursing activities within context of hospital policies and procedures.
  • Ensures continuous and timely nursing services to patients.
  • Ensures nursing standards, practices, policies and procedures, in accordance with all applicable laws, regulatory and accreditation requirements are consistent with current research findings and national professional standards.
  • Directs nursing service Performance Improvement activities.
  • Actively participates in hospital leadership functions.
  • Collaborates with hospital leaders to design and provide patient care and services, including availability of sufficient, qualified nursing staff.
  • Develops, presents and manages budget for nursing services.
  • Develops and implements overall nursing plan consistent with hospital policies and objectives, to provide continuous nursing care and services.
  • Develops, implements and interprets nursing and patient care policies, objectives and standards for measurement and maintenance of quality nursing care.
  • Develops, implements and administers nursing services budget and expense control system.
  • Prepares master nursing services staffing plan.
  • Organizes, directs and supervises daily nursing service to assure adequate hospital coverage and quality care.
  • Recruits, interviews, evaluates and hires qualified personnel to meet patient’s needs.
  • Participates in the development, implementation and maintenance of the hospital quality assurance and improvement program through evaluation of services rendered, quality improvement, audit of medical records, patient visits and counsel with hospital staff.
  • Maintains communications with medical and administrative staff through participation in regularly scheduled staff meeting and involvement on hospital medical services committees.
  • Evaluates long and short-range equipment and supply requirements for nursing care by forecasting service levels and quantity of materials on hand.
  • Directs, plans and implements orientation and educational programs to promote staff training and development.
  • Recommends and participates in development of new patient care programs for expansion of nursing care services.
  • Represents hospital in health care programs and professional organizations of associates to serve in a public relations capacity and to stimulate professional growth. 


Requirements of the Chief Nursing Officer:
  • Master’s Degree Required (MSN or MHA).
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of CNO experience in an investor-owned healthcare organization.
  • Prior experience in Joint Commission preparation and survey process.
  • Licensed Registered Nurse with knowledge of nursing principles, theories and practice standards with verbal interpersonal and quantitative skills acquired through completion of at least a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing.
About the area:
 
Our vibrant community, with its award-winning revitalized downtown, offers festivals, outdoor concerts, historic walking tours, porch tours and events for the whole family. Within the County there is fishing, hiking, boating, great golf antiquing and historic sites. A large lake nearby covers 2183 acres of water, 1850 acres of land and is host to many triathlons and boat racing events. A mild climate is a favorable factor in the life of here. The annual average temperature is 60.8 degrees. There is little or no snowfall in winter and summer nights are usually pleasant. The City has a population of approximately 42,000 and the county population is approximately 72,000. New subdivisions in the suburbs are constantly being developed, therefore population in these areas is growing more rapidly than that in the inner city. We are about 45 minutes east of Raleigh and about 45 minutes west of Greenville and only about 100 miles from the Coast!!
 
Regards,
 
Stacey Soilis
Full Cycle Healthcare Recruiter
Healthcare Employment Partners
Direct Line:
561 409-5777
Toll free: 855 423-7633
 ext. 200
Fax: 855 423-7634
stacey@hcepartners.com
www.hcepartners.com
   

   

 
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