The Associate Chief Nurse Executive, System Nursing Operations (VP/ACNE) supports the Executive Vice President & Chief Nurse Executive in setting strategic vision for nursing and patient care services throughout IU Health. Key responsibilities include aligning the work of the Chief Nursing Officers across the system to drive implementation of policies and standards that ensure the safety, quality and consistency for patients across any and all services within the system. The VP/ACNE works closely with key system business service leaders to assure nurses are provided with the processes, systems, tools and rewards needed to deliver safe, quality patient care. The VP/ACNE is also involved in developing and driving implementation of programs that address resource utilization, retention, productivity, quality assurance and patient satisfaction.
Doctoral degree in nursing is preferred.
Knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and Local regulatory agency guidelines and laws.
Master's degree in nursing is required.
Requires 5 years prior experience as a Director, Nursing or as a Business Unit Chief Nursing Officer.
Requires demonstrated results with large scale project management and multi-site operations.
Requires demonstrated problem-solving skills, including the ability to understand and execute in a highly matrixed environment.
Requires a strong business planning, communication and financial skill set with the ability to manage complex projects involving multiple stakeholders.
Requires demonstrated experience and excellence in coaching, collaborating and influencing.
Requires executive presentation and communication skills.
Requires strong relationship-building skills with clinicians, all levels of employees and management.
A proven leader who is an effective, creative and visionary problem solver.
Requires ability to use diplomacy and tact and diffuse high-tension situations comfortably.
Strong demonstrated transformational and complex, matrixed leadership skills (inspiring, problem solving, communication across multiple organizations, executing) to champion Leading to Preeminence.
Strong communication and relationship-building skills with all levels of employees, management and community leaders and a proven leader who is an effective, creative and visionary problem solver.
A proven leader of people is able to recruit, develop and mentor a top-notch team capable of supporting future growth and has demonstrated leadership in promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace and community.
Experience designing organizational structures to achieve business and operational results.
Knowledge of industry issues, demonstrated experience and results such as 2nd Curve (transition from volume based to value based economics), accountable care and insurance/population risk models.
Indiana University Health (IU Health) is the largest health system in Indiana and among the top ten largest single state nonprofit health systems in the United States. Through its 18 hospitals (a mix of urban, suburban, and rural), IU Health offers a full range of specialty and primary care services for children and adults. Statewide, IU Health has over 3,000 staffed beds with $5.22 billion in net... total operating revenue. Its strategic service lines, cancer, cardiovascular, neuroscience, orthopedics, pediatrics and transplant have received national recognition for quality patient care over the decades. IU Health has about 29,000 team members.
IU Health also has a unique partnership with Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM), one of the nation’s leading medical schools. As an academic health system, IU Health works with IUSM to train physicians, blending breakthrough research and treatments with the highest quality of patient care.
In Indianapolis, IU Health includes three major hospitals downtown - IU Health Methodist Hospital, IU Health University Hospital, and Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health - which serve as the academic health center (AHC) and provide nationally recognized clinical care to patients from across Indiana and beyond with severe or complex illnesses. The regional and statewide facilities serve as referral resources to the AHC for providing seamless, high quality patient care.