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.



  • 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.


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


  • 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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