One of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services, HCA is made up of locally managed facilities that include 178 hospitals and 119 freestanding surgery centers located in 20 U.S. states and in the United Kingdom.
HCA is currently seeking an experienced Chief Nursing Officer for our Fort Walton Beach facility. Applicants must possess current RN licensure as well as a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing and a graduate degree in a related field. Hospital CNO experience is strongly preferred.
Fort Walton Beach Medical Center
Fort Walton Beach Medical Center (FWBMC)is a 257-bed full-service hospital with over 200 of the most highly respected and qualified physicians in the area. It is recognized as a Top General Hospital for excellence in quality care and patient safety. It is the only acute care hospital in the Tri-County area that offers open heart surgery, an Accredited Advanced Primary Stroke Center, an Accredited Chest Pain Center, and a Cancer Care Center that is accredited by the Commission on Cancer and an Associate of the UAB Birmingham Health System Cancer Community Network. Its expanded emergency services include a dedicated Pediatric ER, 24/7 Destin ER, and a full-service 24/7 Fort Walton Beach ER that includes the only Level II Trauma Center in the Tri-County area.
FWBMC is in partnership with Twin Cities Hospital, located in Niceville. We are the parent company of the Destin ER and the Rehabilitation Institute of Northwest Florida, both located in Destin. We are also affiliated with Northwest Florida Heart Institute, Florida Institute of Neuroscience, and Northwest Florida Urology.
For expecting mothers, FWBMC's highly skilled team of OB/GYNs and nurses provide the compassionate care you deserve, with private labor, delivery and recovery suites offering a safe, supportive and homelike environment. Our Couplet Care system provides one nurse to personally help you and your baby off to a happy, healthy start. And should your delivery become high risk, you'll be comforted to know that our Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit has neonatologists available 24/7.
Education & Experience: •Bachelor's degree nursing (Required for new hire CNOs as of 7/20/11) Required
•Master's degree nursing or related field Required
•5+ years of experience in clinical nurse management Required
Or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
Licenses, Certifications, & Training: •Currently licensed as a registered professional nurse in the state in which he or she practices, in accordance with law and regulation. Required
•Specialty certification in Executive Nursing Practice or Healthcare Administration. Preferred
•Member of American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Preferred
•Member of American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) Preferred
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Behaviors: • Skill at communicating with impact to effectively engage others and achieve desired results Required
• Skill in recognizing the broad or long-term implications of business decisions and plans. Required
• Skilled in effectively handling multiple conflicting assignments, demands, and priorities with great attention to detail Required
• Skill in creating written material that has a logical flow of thoughts and ideas. Required
• Skill in generating novel or unusual ideas and solutions in response to business issues and problems. Required
• Willingness to develop solutions or consider proposals that challenge status quo assumptions or pro forma operations and remove barriers and enable success of prioritized solutions Required
• Willingness to be proactive and work at connecting with and building cooperative relationships with others. Required
• Willingness to focus on employee development through exposure, experiences, and feedback. Required
• Skill in identifying assignments designed to stretch and develop others' capabilities. Required
Internal Number: 10202-24757
At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 163 hospitals and 109 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 199,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Richard M. Bracken serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA, and R. Milton Johnson is the company’s President and Chief Financial Officer.HCA is committed to the care and improvement of human life and strives to deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities we serve. Building on the foundation provided by our Mission & Values, HCA puts patients first and works to constantly improve the care we give them by implementing measures that support our caregivers, help ensure patient safety and provide the highest possible quality. Investing in our communities is important to us. HCA typically invests about $1.5 billion annually to keep our facilities modern and up-to-date technologically and ...to expand and add services where needed. Focusing primarily on communities where the company is a leading healthcare provider, HCA selectively adds new facilities in order to better serve our communities. And because two HCA founders were physicians, we value highly the strong relationships we've created with local physicians. We endeavor to provide them with a wide array of services and modern facilities in order to help them deliver the best possible care.