We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the Vice President/Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) for AdventHealth Care Centers (ACC) located in Maitland, Florida.
As a faith-based organization, it is the intention of AdventHealth to identify and employ executive leaders who are professionally competent and who provide leadership that is consistent with our mission. It is required that the candidate serve the mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ and demonstrate proficiency in the AdventHealth executive leadership competencies.
Reporting to the ACC Chief Executive Officer, the CNO is responsible for the practice of nursing and patient care services for the ACC by ensuring consistency in the standard of practice across the clinical settings. As a member of the executive team, the CNO supports and facilitates an interdisciplinary team approach to the delivery of care. This includes creating an environment in which collaboration is valued and excellence in clinical care, growth, education, and safety is promoted and achieved. The CNO ensures the continued advancement of the profession of Nursing within the skilled nursing facility settings.
The CNO establishes a caring and compassionate environment centered on “Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ”. These principles are established through whole person care keeping the patient at the center of the care team.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintains regional responsibility for standards of nursing practice, evidence-based quality and safety of patient care, regulatory compliance, performance improvement, and nursing leadership development for the skilled nursing center setting by working collaboratively with center Directors of Nursing, center Administrators, center nursing administration position holders, hospital CNOs, hospital CEO’s, and other members of the regional Executive Team.
Represents clinical services when attending meetings of the ACC Board of Directors. Represents Clinical Services and the safe delivery of patient care at AdventHealth corporate.
Acts as a representative for ACC representing clinical services within AdventHealth’s Nursing Executive Leadership meetings. Assures synergy with clinical efforts for ACC within the communities served by an ACC facility.
Identifies and articulates the purpose and strategic direction for the disciplines of patient care and collaborate on the implementation of strategies to achieve them.
Leads, supports and directs strategic imperatives set by the executive strategic plan. This includes service, quality data and scores and all other corporate and facility specific plans.
Strategically plans initiatives and directs new clinical services set by executive team.
In conjunction with CEO and the COO/VP of Operations, helps set strategy related to physician and extender services provided within the centers.
Acts as a liaison for physician concerns related to patient care, new services and other strategic initiatives.
Provides leadership and direction for the development of strategies to promote the recruitment, retention, and recognition of Excellence in Nursing, including oversight and recommendations regarding compensation and benefit programs for nursing staff.
Oversees safety and risk management, focusing on all opportunities to improve safety and reduce risk in all aspects of patient care.
Serves on multiple AdventHealth corporate teams representing the regional views and assisting AdventHealth corporate in strategies and initiatives related to patient care, clinical informatics, evidence-based care and nursing strategy.
Participates in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of clinical programs and services, assuring appropriate resources for the delivery of care.
Develops and supports at culture of professional responsibility through shared governance and the support of front-line teams.
Serves as the senior spokesperson for clinical care. Advises the executive team and individual clinical groups (including the medical staff) by providing input about the implications of decisions and change on the quality of patient care, on nursing practice, and on nursing care providers.
Provides leadership in the establishment of credentialing/privileging policies for nurses and ensures compliance with such policies for nurses who seek to practice and who practice.
Promotes and fosters a multidisciplinary approach to patient care and the coordination of care among disciplines.
Assures that the patient care delivery model(s), and the clinical and staffing standards for patient care are consistent with current research and professional standards and with the mission, vision, and values of the organization.
Provides strategic direction regarding centralized use of temporary services that provide patient care.
Assures continuity and consistency of nursing and patient care across individual organizations.
Assures that all clinical services are provided in compliance with all applicable standards and requirements of Joint Commission, State Boards of Nursing, CMS and all other applicable regulatory bodies.
Collaborates with the schools of nursing to ensure an effective learning environment for students.
Oversees programs which support the nursing profession and engage with leaders to promote professional opportunities within the profession.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Leadership: demonstrate capacity to lead oneself effectively and to teach others how to do the same. Create vision for the success we expect to achieve from the goals and day to day tasks we perform
Planning and Execution: As a visionary, efficiently and effectively organize and prioritize the tasks needed for success; synthesizing activities, processes, and systems of others necessary to meet planned objectives.
Collaboration: Be a positive impact on relationships. Create creditably among the people delivering our services to our patients.
People focus: Is selfless and creates an environment of selflessness among others to the benefit of our patients.
Thought leadership: Thinks ahead and acts more from information gained from what was planned, thought out, and executed
Accountability: Personify what it means to hold the oneself accountable to living what it means to be a leader in the organization and to uphold the principles and foundations on which the organization is developed. Represent the organization with the utmost of integrity, character and excellence at all times.
Education and Experience Requirement:
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
Minimum of five (5) years of administrative experience with increasing scope of responsibility in LTC and SNF
Licensed in at least one state in which ACC operates and/or Compact
Education and Experience Preferred:
Master’s degree in Nursing, Business or Administration
If this position sounds like a great match for your skills set and experience, please apply online now!
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.