Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital an 80-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services designed to return patients to leading active and independent lives. The hospital opened in November of 1993 and is a joint venture between Vanderbilt University Medical Center and HealthSouth, one of the nation's leading rehabilitation services provider.
The Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) is responsible for the development and implementation of the plans for providing nursing care, treatment, and services including determination of the types and numbers of nursing personnel necessary to provide nursing care and the development of a patient focused, team oriented culture, working in conjunction with all other medical, clinical and therapeutic disciplines to ensure optimal service and superior outcomes.
The CNO holds full responsibility for the quality of nursing care provided. Represents nursing on the Governing Body and other hospital committees. This position will support cultural diversity by ensuring that the delivery of quality, equitable and culturally competent patient-centered care is provided; promoting and maintaining an inclusive work environment and culture that is respectful and accepting of diversity; and ensuring that cultural diversity and sensitivity training is part of new employee orientation on an on-going basis to meet the needs of the patient population served in the hospital.
License or Certification: - Current RN licensure appropriate to state regulations (unrestricted) - BLS certification (ACLS Preferred) - CRRN certification to be obtained within a year of meeting the eligibility requirement to sit for the examination
Education, Training and Years of Experience: - Master's Degree in Nursing or related field (preferred) - Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or related field required, or a written plan to obtain these qualification approved by the National CNO and hospital CEO, unless higher degree required by state. - Five years experience in inpatient hospital setting. - Two years recent (within the last 5 years) Nursing Management experience with responsibilities including such as 24 hour accountability, FTE management, policy, procedure, and budgetary oversight, and conducting disciplinary action.
HealthSouth is dedicated to being the best in rehabilitation and being the best means hiring the best. HealthSouth nurses, therapists, pharmacists, home health care specialists and other professionals are united in making a real difference.
HealthSouth is patient-centered, innovative, inclusive and forward-thinking. As an employer, nothing is more important than seeing employees reach their ful...lest professional potential.
At our hospital, our number one goal is to provide better outcomes. For patients, better outcomes mean regaining independence faster and more efficiently. For employees, better outcomes mean providing unmatched, personalized care while maintaining work/life balance and attaining career development. For our hospital, better outcomes mean being the rehabilitation provider of choice for patients and families in need of a higher level of care.