POSITION SUMMARY The Chief Nursing Officer 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.
FUNCTIONAL EXPECTATIONS & REQUIREMENTS: 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.
Communication and Relationship Building
Effectively communicate with all internal and external constituents, including staff, colleagues, and physicians.
Communicate and administer human resource programs and procedures in accordance with established policies.
Manage organizational relationships in a manner that builds mutual trust and respect. Establish trusting and collaborative relationships.
Address and manage conflict in a constructive and productive manner.
Give timely feedback and reinforce positive behaviors.
Create and communicate a compelling shared vision.
Develop effective strategies for addressing organizational priorities.
Develop, communicate and monitor performance expectations.
Formulate objectives, goals, and specific strategies related to the organizationâ��s mission and vision.
Understand effective organizational outcome measures in order to balance cost, quality and service.
Measure and analyze performance from the learning and growth, business process, customer, and financial perspectives.
Promote a results-oriented environment.
Develop succession plan for nursing leadership.
Demonstrate effective change management; able to serve as an organizational change agent.
Coach and mentor aspiring nurse leaders.
Create an environment in which professional and personal growth is an expectation.
Articulate the application of ethical principles to operations.
Manage organizational and individual performance with appropriate rewards.
Represent nursing and patient care issues within the organizationâ��s governance and medical staff structures.
Represent nursing and patient care in strategic planning and quality initiatives with the governing body.
Educate the organizationâ��s board members and physicians regarding healthcare/value of nursing care.
Create an environment that recognizes and values diversity.
Develop processes to incorporate cultural beliefs into care.
Design strategies that address the unique needs of a diverse workforce, patient population, and community.
Assess the current environment and establish indicators of progress toward cultural competency.
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.