As the largest healthcare provider in northwest Arizona, KRMC offers a full range of services to meet the health and wellness needs of our vibrant growing community. From sophisticated medical imaging and diagnostic capabilities to advanced treatments in cardiac care, wound care, and cancer, to progressive rehabilitation and pain management therapies; we are unique among medical centers in similar-size communities.
KRMC has the distinction of being among the first members of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. With this membership, our healthcare providers have direct access to Mayo Clinic medical expertise and research. This relationship enables us to address more types of medical conditions at a local level— providing our community further options for receiving quality care close to home.
About our community
Located in the scenic high desert of northwest Arizona, Kingman has beautiful year-round weather with easy access to mountain sports and water recreation. Ideally located less than two hours south of Las Vegas, we arealso only a few hours’ drive to professional sporting events and shopping in Phoenix or to the beaches of southern California. Kingman serves as the county seat of Mohave County— one of Arizona's fastest growing areas.Our service area population is over 70,000 with a draw area of over 200,000.
The Chief Nursing Officer provides strategic leadership as the senior executive position responsible for all nursing and other designated patient care functions and services within the hospital organization. The role assumes responsibility for assessing, planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating nursing practice on a facility level. The role assumes 24/7 responsibility and has accountability to ensure high quality, safe and appropriate nursing care, competency of clinical staff, and appropriate resource management related to patient care. The Chief Nursing Officer represents nursing concerns on the governing board and at medical staff leadership meetings.
Key role responsibilities include the following:
Retaining great people at the facility
Collaborate with human resources and other team members to select, on-board, orient, and provide coaching for direct reports.
Evaluate and monitor facility level people pillar statistics, participate on related calls as necessary.
Consider and/or implement nurse residency programs to ensure pipeline for facility.
Collaborate with team members to formulate programs to enhance work life balance.
Partner with related team members to promote a safe work environment that is based on a zero tolerance for sexual harassment, workplace violence and verbal and physical abuse.
Collaborate with related team members to promote an effective facility level competency program.
Collaborate to promote a robust employee development and education program that responds to the unique needs of employees across the career continuum (novice to expert).
Work cohesively with related team members to develop and implement recruitment and retention strategies that ensure a qualified and stable workforce.
Participate in workforce planning to ensure an adequate and competent workforce.
Support the design of effective and competitive compensation and benefits programs.
6 years in a Nursing Leadership role, most recent in an acute care facility