Chief Nursing Officer, Vice President, Nursing/Patient Care Services
Chief Nursing Officer
Augusta Health of Fishersville, VA seeks a Chief Nursing Officer. This is a great opportunity to join a market leading community provider with an exceptional clinical reputation and strong financial position.
Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) is a member of the Senior Leadership Team and is responsible for leading, planning, organizing and directing the overall operations of Nursing Services for the enterprise. The CNO will manage a budget of $72.6M and oversee a total staff complement of nearly 600. This individual has accountability for developing and implementing standards of nursing practice to ensure delivery of quality patient care standards. This executive assists in formulating the budget and maintains efficient and effective departmental operations and required compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations laws, standards, and protocols.
The Ideal Candidate:
The ideal candidate will have nursing management experience with operational responsibility over multiple nursing areas. Experience in a competitive community hospital is preferred. He or she should have ten years of progressively increasing responsibility in nursing operations, coordination of multiple patient care units and service delivery to varying patient populations. The successful candidate will have demonstrated business acumen and ability to responsibly manage the human, material and financial resources of the units. The CNO will be a team player with strong interpersonal skills who has a track record of working effectively with other members of the management team and physician leadership.
Augusta Health (AH) is a mission-driven, independent, nonprofit, community health system located on a 230-acre campus in Virginia’s scenic Shenandoah Valley. The 255-bed medical center features traditional inpatient care, as well as an inpatient rehabilitation unit, a 29-bed skilled nursing unit and a 20-bed psychiatric unit (traditional and geropsych). AH employs an integrated multispecialty group, Augusta Medical Group (AMG), comprised of 160 physicians and advanced practice providers serving the community at 36 different practice locations, including four urgent care centers and a large number of primary care practices throughout the service area. In 2017 Augusta received the HealthGrades America's 50 Best Hospitals Award for the third consecutive year.
Augusta Health is in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of the Commonwealth of Virginia, where the geography and climate are shaped by the beautiful and historic Blue Ridge Mountains. The community includes Augusta County and the cities of Staunton and Waynesboro with approximately 120,000 people, and more than 200,000 in the general service area. The Shenandoah Valley is known for its friendly people and superior quality of life; a reflection of its attractive and affordable real estate, an excellent education system that includes private and public-school systems, superb dining and shopping, as well as cultural and recreational amenities. Because of the climate, the golf season is exceptionally long and pleasant, even during the winter. Residents of the valley also enjoy world-class ski resorts within a 90-minute drive. The region is also a destination for Civil War buffs. The Greater Augusta community is a wonderful place to live and work.
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