Witt/Kieffer has been retained by DCH Health System (DCH) to assist in the recruitment of a Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). Located in Tuscaloosa, AL, DCH Health System is a regional healthcare provider that includes DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center and Fayette Medical Center. Under local ownership and leadership for more than 90 years DCH includes 850 acute care beds, 122 nursing home beds and over 4,600 employees.
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the CNO will be responsible for the overall direction and management of Patient Care Services across the system. As a member of the executive leadership team, this individual will participate in planning, organizing and implementing programs and activities across the system and its hospitals in accordance with the mission and vision of the organization.
The organization is seeking an experienced nursing executive who can forge trusting relationships across the system, and with independent physicians, through their visibility and ability to roll up their sleeves. It will be imperative that this individual possess experience in staffing, and is seen as a confident and calm force who can motivate their team. In addition, as the organization looks to introduce LEAN principles, candidates familiar with a culture of continuous quality improvement and experience galvanizing around outcomes will be preferred.
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