Chief Nursing Officer

New York, NY 10041

Department: Registered Nurse (RN) Job Number: 6157 Pay Rate: $250000-260000 Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

Our client, the nation’s largest municipal health care delivery system in the United States, is hiring a Chief Nursing Officer for one of its locations. Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Nursing Officer is responsible for overseeing and coordinating Nursing Services. The CNO will work to align the nursing staff with the mission, values and vision of the organization, ensuring all nursing staff work at the top of license, have varied and meaningful work and adhere to best practices and standards in nursing and patient care. The CNO will work with leadership to establish continuing education programs and ladders for career advancement. The CNO is part of a collaborative team and must work well with the Chief Operating Officer, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Financial Officer.
  • Remain current in advance nursing practice and standards.
  • Communicate with nursing leaders to ensure that they are current in best practices and knowledgeable about emerging trends of nursing.
  • Develop patient-care programs in collaboration with population health programs
  • Work closely with site leads to ensure that these evidence-based programs are implemented and demonstrate improved clinical outcomes.
  • Work closely with Regional Directors of Nursing to ensure that nurse leadership completes annual competency assessments for all nursing staff
  • Develop nursing education programs for nursing staff and nursing career ladder
  • Work with administrative and provider leadership to fully utilize the competencies and skills of nurses within the site
  • Write, review and update nursing policies and procedures
  • Works with administration to develop staff models in relation to each specialty
  • Develops a system of continuing evaluation of nursing service provided for patients
  • Works creatively in initiating and participating in studies and research projects
  • Develops, coordinates and evaluates nursing services, practice and education programs
  • Oversee PCMH implementation and certification
  • Oversee Infection Control Program
  • Oversee Patient Safety Program
  • Represent the location in Emergency Preparedness and Management
  • Work closely with Director of labor relations to address labor issues at the location as it pertains to nursing
  • Develop protocols for infection control across the location
  • Work closely with site leads (CMO's) to ensure protocols are in place and monitored (equipment, education materials, training, etc.)
  • Liaison with System CNE office, represent the location to system CNO, facilitate implementation of initiatives
  • Review scorecard (metrics pertaining to nursing) with site leads and regionals, assist with strategies to improve metrics and/or outcomes
  • Develop communication path with DON's to discuss nursing issues across location and create a nursing community for sharing best practices and solving of shared problems.
  • Participate in location Board meetings
  • Participate in system wide quality improvement activities, board reports and projects
  • Ensure compliance with Article 28 standards as well as FQHC requirements
  • Develop/disseminate nursing dashboards for data driven management, oversight and improvement
  • Participate in strategic planning activities.
  • Current NYS RN license
  • Current BLS certification
  • Master's Degree in Nursing, Hospital Administration, Business Administration, or similar degree
  • 5+ years' leadership experience in ambulatory care setting in a leadership position
  • Must be able to demonstrate through work history an ability work as part of a high performing team
  • Data driven and result-oriented
  • Ability to operate in a high-pressure, fast paced environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Microsoft Office proficiency, especially Word, PowerPoint and intermediate Excel skills
  • Sense of humor

Job Perks:   

  • Competitive salary, great benefits, and other attractive incentives 
  • Generous PTO  
  • All major insurances (health, life, disability)  
  • Work-life balance is valued   
  • A team environment that believes in employee development, professional growth, and company longevity 
  • Culture is one of mutual respect, teamwork, and equality 
  • The organization embraces and values an inclusive work environment 

Salary: The posted range is not a guarantee. The actual salary will be based on qualifications, experience, and education and could fall outside of this range. Contact us for more information. 
If you are passionate about what you could accomplish in this role, we would love to hear from you! 

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