Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Quality & Practice

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/24/17
5 - 7 years experience
Misc. Healthcare
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/24/17

Job Summary:

Provides leadership and coordination of nursing practice standards and ensure nursing care is provided accordingly to quality, licensing, and accreditation standards. Plans, organizes, leads and evaluates assigned patient care services.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develops strategic plan for nursing including mechanisms to ensure uniform quality and adherence to standards.
  • Leads the design and implementation of assigned business plans.
  • Creates a continuous improvement environment promoting patient care deliver.
  • Measures actual budgetary performance against standards and ensures variances are within established targets.
  • Collaborates with executive hospital management as a key member of medical and planning committees.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • BSN required.
  • Master's in Nursing, Business Administration, or Healthcare Administration required.

Certifications:

  • Registered Nurse (RN) in the current State.

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires strong verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of progressive leadership roles within a large academic healthcare system.
  • Working knowledge of national quality databases such as NDNQI and UHC.

Physical Requirements:

  • Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body.
  • Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.
  • Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
  • Must be available and able to attend both early morning and evening meetings at multi- hospital sites and drive to multiple locations.

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