Chief Nursing Officer, Vice President, Nursing/Patient Care Services
Cooley Dickinson Health Care, a Massachusetts General Hospital affiliate, is currently seeking a Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) and Vice President, Patient Care Services. A key member of Cooley Dickinson’s Senior Management Team, the incumbent will directly lead our nursing services and other patient care service departments. In this role, the executive also leads the development and implementation of the organization’s strategic plan for nursing and patient care services. This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced nurse executive who is excited by the prospect of joining the staff of a full-service, highly regarded community healthcare system, playing a leadership role in our continuous drive for the highest quality patient care. In addition, the executive represents Cooley Dickinson at Massachusetts General Hospital and Partners forums for CNOs and partners with Massachusetts General Hospital’s CNO to identify ways to leverage our affiliation in the enhancement of nursing and clinical services.
The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of success and leadership working as a nurse executive (7-10 years of progressively responsible CNO/nursing executive experience required); be well-versed in quality improvement efforts; be committed to tenets of just culture; possess a strong ability to mentor and support nursing leaders; be committed to collaboration with physicians and advanced practice clinicians; possess excellent communication, presentation and diplomacy skills; and have experience with clinical program development, strategic planning and development, and nurse recruitment and retention.
Cooley Dickinson Health Care, located in the five-college region of western Massachusetts, consists of Cooley Dickinson Hospital, a 140-bed acute care community hospital offering medical/surgical, orthopedic, obstetric/gynecologic, psychiatric, palliative, emergency, ambulatory, diagnostic, and rehabilitation services; Cooley Dickinson VNA & Hospice, which provides home health and hospice nursing and rehabilitation visits; and Cooley Dickinson Medical Group, comprised of primary and specialty care physicians, advanced practice clinicians, and other providers. Cooley Dickinson Health Care proudly serves the residents and communities of Hampshire and Southern Franklin County, Massachusetts with exceptional, compassionate and personalized care.
Cooley Dickinson Health Care embraces diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, and encourages people of color, veterans, people with disabilities, LGBTQ candidates, and people from other underrepresented groups to apply.
Cooley Dickinson Health Care is a dynamic 140-bed community hospital and healthcare system affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Hospital programs and services include 24-hour emergency care, hospitalist and intensivist services; state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging services; medical, surgical, cardiac and cancer care services; childbirth and women’s health services; behavioral health se...rvices; physical, occupational and speech/language rehabilitation services; a joint replacement center; and a minimally invasive and robotic surgery program.