Group Chief Nursing Officer

Tenet Healthcare   •  

Delray Beach, FL

Industry: Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 77 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Reporting RelationshipsThe Chief Nursing Officer reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer.
Key CNO Responsibilities

The Group Chief Nursing Officer, Palm Beach Group has overall nursing responsibility for the Palm Beach Group, with direct oversight of Delray Medical Center.

The Chief Nursing Officer of Delray Medical Center provides strategic leadership as the senior executive position responsible for all nursing and other designated patient care functions and services within the hospital organization. The role assumes responsibility for assessing, planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating nursing practice on a facility level. The role assumes 24/7 responsibility and has accountability to ensure high quality, safe and appropriate nursing care, competency of clinical staff, and appropriate resource management related to patient care. The Chief Nursing Officer represents nursing concerns on the governing board and at medical staff leadership meetings.

Key role responsibilities include the following:

  • Retaining great people at the facility
  • Collaborate with human resources and other team members to select, on-board, orient, and provide coaching for direct reports.
  • Evaluate and monitor facility level people pillar statistics, participate on related calls as necessary.
  • Consider and/or implement nurse residency programs to ensure pipeline for facility.
  • Collaborate with team members to formulate programs to enhance work life balance.
  • Partner with related team members to promote a safe work environment that is based on a zero tolerance for sexual harassment, workplace violence and verbal and physical abuse.
  • Collaborate with related team members to promote an effective facility level competency program.
  • Collaborate to promote a robust employee development and education program that responds to the unique needs of employees across the career continuum (novice to expert).
  • Work cohesively with related team members to develop and implement recruitment and retention strategies that ensure a qualified and stable workforce.
  • Participate in workforce planning to ensure an adequate and competent workforce.
  • Support the design of effective and competitive compensation and benefits programs.

CompensationA competitive compensation program will be tailored to the selected candidate. Base salary will be supplemented by a performance bonus and comprehensive, well-rounded benefits program, which includes relocation assistance.
Interested and qualified candidates can submit a resume directly to: or call at 202-329-5244


  • An academic degree in nursing is required, and a Master’s degree in Nursing or related field (Health Administration, Business, Public Health, or Management) is strongly preferred.
  • Active and current registered nurse license in the state of residence/practice is required.
  • Current CENP or NEA certification preferred.

Required Background ExperienceAt least five years of progressive management experience in a facility environment as an Associate Chief Nursing Officer or Nursing Director of multiple, complex nursing departments.
Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills.
Proven leadership ability and facility operational expertise.
Ability to serve as role model and advocate for the professional discipline of nursing.
Strong labor relations background.
An individual able to effectively and efficiently organize patient care promoting optimal outcomes, patient safety, and patient, physician and employee satisfaction.
An individual with proven success recruiting, retaining and developing staff. Someone effective in mentoring and developing staff, encouraging professional growth and achievement.
Takes the lead in complying with regulatory standards, rules and laws.
Professional Attributes Proven ability to identify the need for change, anticipating, recognizing and creatively solving resistance to change; working with others to view change as a challenge and opportunity for growth. Displays an ability to be a risk taker and assume the role of change agent. However, someone who understands the importance of collegiality, collaboration and team spirit.
A credible nurse leader who utilizes communication, coaching, sponsorship and training to successfully manage the people-side of change in order to realize successful outcomes of a business change.
One who is positive, creative and innovative with a strong understanding of the business aspects of healthcare and the acumen to play a substantive role in developing strategies, budgets and business plans. Financially astute, with a solid understanding of cost issues and initiatives.
Clearly a leader by example, able to articulate a clear vision and expectations for patient care services and other areas of responsibility.
Personal Attributes An individual of highest personal and professional integrity, principle and knowledge, earning respect and support when making difficult decisions and choices. Able to establish immediate credibility with peers, senior leadership, medical staff, and the Board.
A collaborative and operational manager who will give employees a voice and encourage full participation of all team members.
Excellent interpersonal skills; a dedicated listener, comfortable in a variety of settings dealing with diverse constituencies; a broad thinker. The ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.
A leader who will inspire confidence and establish a sense of common direction and vision for the medical staff.

  • Job ID 1805045334