Vice President /Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)

Location
Cape May, New Jersey
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 09, 2018
Closes
Feb 09, 2018
Specialty
Managerial
Contract Type
Permanent

Vice President /Chief Nursing Officer (CNO).

Job Code 0304

Organizations Cape Regional Medical Center

Job Category: Nursing Management

Education : Master’s Degree

License/Certification : NJ RN License

Experience 5+ years

EEO Job Group Executive, Officials and Managers

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledgeable about and able to incorporate current patient care delivery concepts

and theories appropriate to CRMC and the Nursing Department.

Knowledgeable about quality improvement principles and patient safety and the

development and implementation of programs to improve patient care and safety.

Able to implement effective leadership and management concepts.

Knowledgeable about the health care needs of the various patient populations served

by the Health System.

Demonstrates understanding of financial concepts necessary to develop and

administer operating and capital budgets.

Able to promote effective communication and working relationships with all

departments within the Health System.

Knowledgeable about and able to effectively contribute to the strategic planning and

implementation process in the development of an integrated health care system.

Job Summary

Cape Regional Health System is seeking a Vice President /Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). This position

reports to the President / Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for creating, disseminating and driving

the nursing vision for the Health System. The CNO defines clinical nursing practice and holds staff

accountable to adhering to clinical, quality, safety, regulatory and service standards. The CNO is responsible

for ensuring a collaborative, open, and inclusive work environment that is focused on achieving superior

levels of patient satisfaction, team member engagement, patient safety, and quality outcomes, while

establishing oversight and controls to assure achievement of financial goals.

Job Description

Key Accountabilities

1. Establishes standards of patient care based on evidenced based practices. Establishes services

standards and implements strategies to meet or exceed patient, family and physician expectations.

2. In cooperation with physicians and other appropriate individuals, develops and continually refines

structures, functions, policies and procedures, as well as channels of communications, which meet

quality of care needs for the patients and families, and of individuals providing care to patients.

3. Develops and implements effective and accurate staffing models and departmental budgets to

achieve financial goals while coordinating resources to improve operational efficiency in a safe

manner and in accordance with Health System objectives.

4. Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of the principle drivers of revenue, reimbursement, expenses

and margins when making decisions. Accountable for the preparation, justification and admiration of

divisional budget including capital, operating and productivity analyses.

5. Plans and implements with physicians a progressive and responsive care delivery system which

facilitates meeting the unique multi-disciplinary care needs of each patient; is customer focused; and

consistent with the mission, goals and objectives of the Health System.

6. Creates and continually supports an environment which empowers and expects all staff to participate

in decisions that influence the establishment and attainment of unit, department, divisional and

Medical Center objectives. Including the plans and negotiated care needs for patients while accepting

the responsibility for patient satisfaction, outcomes and their own growth and professional

competencies.

7. Through successful management of resources, assures that orientation, education, certification,

communication and retention needs of staff are met. Defines performance and outcome objectives for

staff while developing and creating growth for their careers.

8. Designs, implements, and measures quality initiatives that reflect processes of care such as access,

timeliness and appropriateness of care.

9. Supports and models an open, honest, positive, collaborative and collegial learning environment.

Educates and holds leaders accountable for the effective and appropriate utilization of resources.

Creates a positive and collaborative learning environment.

10. Participates in the process of developing a challenging and realistic vision; ensures that the vision

reflects institutional and individual values and ideals. Uses management techniques that appeal to

reason, values, or emotions to generate enthusiasm for work, commitment to task objectives, and

compliance with requests. Encourages cooperation, teamwork, and identification with the

organization.

11. Ensures patient safety is the cornerstone and is exhibited by all staff within all areas of control.  

Education/Requirements

1.  Master’s degree in nursing from an accredited school.

2.  Minimum of 5 years progressive management/nursing administrative experience in an acute care setting or integrated health care delivery system.

3.  Current RN licensure in the state of New Jersey.

4.  Knowledgeable about and able to incorporate current patient care delivery concepts and theories appropriate to CRMC and the Nursing Department.

5.  Knowledgeable about quality improvement principles and patient safety and the development and implementation of programs to improve patient care and safety.

6.  Able to implement effective leadership and management concepts.

7.  Knowledgeable about the health care needs of the various patient populations served by the Health System.

8.  Demonstrates understanding of financial concepts necessary to develop and administer operating and capital budgets.

9.  Able to promote effective communication and working relationships with all departments within the Health System.

10.  Knowledgeable about and able to effectively contribute to the strategic planning and implementation process in the development of an integrated health care system.

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