CHIEF NURSING OFFICER – Adult Academic Health Center
Indiana University Health
At IU Health, our mission is to improve the health of our patients and community through innovation and excellence in care, education, research and service.
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 15 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 more than 33,000 team members, 2,600 staffed beds with $6.23 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.
About IU Health Nursing
Indiana University Health aims to lead the nation as a destination for nursing by designing contemporary environment that attracts, retains and engages elite talent, and set a nationally recognized standard for professional nursing excellence. IU Health clinical nurses possess clinical expertise, embrace learning, have a spirit of inquiry, are professionally engaged and foster relationships. At IU Health, we work every day to create an environment where our team members are personally valued, professionally invested and inspired by our patients and colleagues.
The Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) is responsible for administration, management, and implementation of policies and programs for the functional areas of nursing. The incumbent is expected to be a transformational leader who develops and supports a strong vision, a nursing shared-leadership structure, a professional practice model, and quality plans in a highly matrixed environment. The CNO is responsible for nursing policies, procedures, and standards to ensure quality patient care and nursing productivity. This role interfaces with senior leadership, front-line team members, executes corporate development strategy, and drives change initiatives across the system to optimize organizational potential. As the CNO, this position ensures that patient expectations are met or exceeded, assures the organization can implement its mission, oversees and integrates the care delivery system by partnering with patient care leaders from across the system.
IU Health is seeking a dynamic and accomplished healthcare executive who can work effectively in a highly matrixed and relationship-driven culture. The incumbent must be a visionary leader who knows how to effectively drive change in a complex and distributed yet system-oriented environment. The CNO must embody IU Health’s mission, embrace its vision and must lead through respect, humility, and intellectual curiosity.
A Master’s Degree (in Nursing, Health Administration or a related field) is required; Doctorate preferred. If the Master's Degree is not in nursing then either a baccalaureate degree or doctoral degree must be in nursing.
A minimum 5-10 years of senior nursing leadership experience in a complex environment, with a proven track record of excellent patient care and operational results.
A graduate of an ACEN/CCNE Accredited School.
Actively engaged in professional development and service.
Demonstrated track record of professional advancement and contributions to the profession. Has achieved or is in pursuit of specialty certification.
Experience in a complex Academic Medical Center environment preferred.
Current or ability to obtain state of Indiana licensure as Registered NurseKnowledge and experience in human relations; finance; operations management; strategic planning; and community relations.
Experience managing complex projects involving multiple customers, interests and goals in a highly matrixed environment.
Strong communication and relationship-building skills.
Able to recruit, develop, and mentor a top-notch team capable of supporting future growth. Demonstrated leadership in promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace and community.
Knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and Local regulatory agency guidelines and laws.
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.