As an equal partner with the President and CMO of the hospital in a triad leadership model, the CNO develops, approves, and oversees the implementation of policies, procedures, standards of care and practice that provide direction for the delivery of patient care. The CNO will direct activities that support compliance with regulatory and accreditation standards and requirements; create processes that support dissemination of data and information to leadership team and staff; Collects comprehensive data pertinent to issues, situations and trends. The officer will identify expected outcomes for issues, staffing, practice and documents expected outcomes as measurable goals; consider factors related to safety, reliability effectiveness, impact on practice, cost, and resources in delivery of nursing care. The CNO will provide leadership in professional practice setting as a team builder, team player and lead with flexibility through times of challenge. The CNO will serve in key roles regarding nursing practice, represent nursing to medical-executive team, board of trustees, executive leadership and others as well as assume accountability for overall management of nursing practice, nursing education, professional development, nursing research, nursing administration and nursing services wherever delivered in the organization.
The Chief Nursing Officer has the following duties and responsibilities:
•Balanced strategic direction in alignment with the zone and nursing at the system level •Culture creation through push, pull, education and participation •Situational Leadership from an eclectic perspective •Interprofessional teams formation and implementation •Challenge decisions in a non-challenging way •Utilize Reward & Recognition in a creative way that supports not only nursing but also interprofessional team building •Balance needs of patients and organization •Collaborative leadership •Seasoned judgment •Knowledge of HR •Communicating and knowing potential situations may result (down-stream impact) •Visibility (knowing where you need to be with the end in mind) •Create and develop a collaborative environment with physicians •Spotting Talent – great discernment abilities •Rounding with intent of listening, hearing and responding •Organize and lead a results oriented meeting in a concise manner •Exceptional presentation skills •Strategic acumen
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
Applicants should possess a minimum of 3-5 years senior level experience overseeing hospital wide nursing services with an emphasis on Magnet or Pathways to Excellence implementation or 5 plus years’ experience, at director level or above, managing multiple units or clinical disciplines with budget and productivity responsibilities. Successful candidates will possess a BSN and have a Masters in Nursing or related field; Texas RN License; certified in Nursing Administration and have knowledge of nursing management, quality improvement, financial analysis, process & planning, strategic planning principles, nursing standards of care and practice, ethical principles and nursing and healthcare trend
Headquartered in the competitive Dallas-Fort Worth health market, Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served. The system's primary service area consists of 16 counties in north central Texas, home to more than 6.2 million people. Texas Health was formed in 1997 with... the assets of Fort Worth-based Harris Methodist Health System and Dallas-based Presbyterian Healthcare Resources. Later that year, Arlington Memorial Hospital joined the Texas Health system. Texas Health has 25 acute-care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with the system. It has more than 3,800 licensed beds, employs more than 22,500 people, and counts more than 5,500 physicians* with active staff privileges at its hospitals.