Chief Nursing Officer

Job ID
2020-117027
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Administration
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
7 AM to 4 PM
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
AZ-GILBERT

Overview

Located in the Phoenix, Ariz., suburb of Gilbert, the Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, is a 198-bed, not-for profit hospital with more than 1,300 employees and almost 900 doctors on staff representing all major specialties.  In 2014, Phoenix Children’s Hospital launched a 22-bed pediatric unit inside the hospital.   Mercy Gilbert opened in 2006 and has been a vital part of the growing community. Today it is the fifth largest employer in Gilbert. During the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, Mercy Gilbert provided more than $24 million in community benefit. As a result of Dignity Health’s mission to deliver health care and partner with the community, more than 42,000 people in the East Valley were reached through community health services.  For more information visit: https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/mercygilbert.

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Responsibilities

Job Title: VP- Chief Nursing Office

 

Job Summary: Directs nursing practice in the hospital and assigned business entities maintaining consistent and high-quality standards of patient care. Develops and deploys nursing policies, objectives, and initiatives for the department; reviews departmental operations to ensure compliance with established standards.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages the resources (e.g. staff, materials and finances) of the nursing department; plans and directs all nursing activities in that facility.
  • Develops and deploys nursing policies, objectives, and initiatives for the department; reviews departmental operations to ensure compliance with established standards.
  • Drives the delivery of quality and cost-effective patient care; oversees the performance of nursing staff.
  • Develops the overall competency level of nursing staff; coordinates quality enhancement and process improvement tasks.

Competencies:

  • Driving for results:Setting high goals for personal and group accomplishment; using measurement methods to monitor progress toward goals; tenaciously working to meet or exceed goals while deriving satisfaction from the achievement, creativity and continuous improvement. Goes the extra mile.
  • Building trust: Interacting with others in a way that gives them confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization.
  • Leading through Mission and Vision: Keeping the organization’s mission, vision and values at the forefront of associate decision making and action
  • Facilitating Change: Encouraging others to seek opportunities for different and innovative approaches to addressing problems and opportunities; facilitating the implementation and acceptance of change within the workplace.
  • Patient/Customer Focus: Ensuring that the patient/customer perspective is a driving force behind our actions and business decisions; crafting and implementing service practices that meet patients'/customers' and own organization’s needs. (Focus also includes internal and external customers.)
  • Building partnerships and teamwork: Identifying opportunities and taking action to build strategic relationships between one’s area and other areas, teams, department, units or organizations to help achieve business goals. Resolves issues and problems, and makes a significant contribution to team efforts.
  • Decision making and critical thinking: Knowledge of the decision-making process and associated tools and techniques; ability to accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgment.
  • Workforce diversity management: Understanding of the business value of diverse perspectives and opinions and ability to understand, appreciate and employ the unique contributions of associates of varied cultures, nationalities, ethnic backgrounds, genders, ages, points of view, etc.
  • Clinical policies/standards: Knowledge of and ability to use industry standards, evidence-based practice and policies and procedures relevant to function and organization.
  • Clinical performance improvement: Knowledge of the factors contributing to quality patient care, and the ability to influence these factors in a positive way.
  • Healthcare policy and ethics compliance: Knowledge of healthcare policies for all clinical practices and applicable laws and regulations governing proper clinical practice; ability to demonstrate ethical behavior in diverse situations.

Qualifications

Minimum:

 

Experience: Minimum of ten (10) years of nursing experience and five (5) years of nurse leadership experience.

 

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (e.g. BSN) and Master's degree in nursing or other-related field (e.g., MSN/MBA/MHA).

 

Licensure: Registered Nursing License (RN) in state of practice.

 

Special Skills: None specified

 

Technical Skills: None specified

 

 

 

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