The Regional Chief Nurse Executive (RCNE) will be a leader in the creation and sustainment of Quality and Patient Safety throughout Bon Secours St. Francis Health System in a dyad partnership with the Regional Chief Medical Office (RCMO) and in concert with the entire Bon Secours Health System, by developing, implementing and monitoring systems and processes that ensure the highest quality of care, patient safety, high reliability, and evidence based medical standards are practiced at the Bon Secours Health System. The RCNE serves at the local system interfacing with the Hospital Medical Directors hospital-based physicians and the medical group. The RCNE directs Quality and Clinical Effectiveness work including employing the tenets of high-reliability care and evidenced-based process improvement, Care Management, Informatics, Performance Improvement, Infection Prevention, Regulatory Compliance, and Medical Staff Office.
The RCNE and RCMO will have strategic local system level responsibility for critical operating decisions including strategy, tactics, budget development, financial management, staffing, and resource deployment, for the following areas: clinical process improvement, clinical transformation, electronic medical records, informatics, quality/patient safety endeavors, infection control, compliance, high reliability, and regulatory oversight for hospital-based physician contracts and medical staff relations (e.g. anesthesia, emergency department, hospitalists, pathology, and radiology), medical staff services, peer review, credentialing, and physician satisfaction and engagement. These are to be achieved working with and through the medical group as well as the Bon Secours St. Francis Executive Team.
Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing school.
Must be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in South Carolina or multistate privilege
Must have five to seven years of progressive leadership/management experience
Must be Master’s prepared, Master’s in Nursing required; PhD preferred.
Highly developed communication skills, successfully demonstrated in effectively working with a wide variety of people in both individual and group settings. Demonstrated skill in critical thinking, diplomacy and relationship-building.
Organizes and manages work to achieve results and tracks performance so that problems are detected early or prevented entirely.
Must have experience developing, implementing, monitoring, and assessing programs in accordance with licensing and accreditation standards.
Knowledge and experience in budgetary principles and practice, workforce development, and Human Resources practices. Demonstrated problem-solving and inductive reasoning skills which manifest themselves in creative solutions to operational issues.
Strong experience in developing policies, professional nursing standards and educational programs.
Proven expert in matters of nursing care and strategies for applying relevant concepts of management and quality improvement
Must be able to lift, push and pull up to 50 lbs. and perform all functions involved in CPR.
Maintains current CPR certification.
Internal Number: 116710BR
About Bon Secours
Bon Secours Health System, headquartered in Marriottsville, MD, a $3.4 billion not-for-profit Catholic health system, owns, manages or joint ventures 19 acute-care hospitals, one psychiatric hospital, five nursing care facilities, four assisted living facilities and 14 home care and hospice programs. Bon Secours’ more than 22,000 employees help people in six states: Maryland, Virginia, Florida, New York, South Carolina, and Kentucky. Bon Secours prides itself on promoting workplace diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Consider joining our world class ministry at www.bshsi.org.