Witt/Kieffer has been engaged to assist Virginia Hospital Center (VHC) in the recruitment of their next Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). The current CNO will be retiring after an accomplished 9+ year career that includes leading Virginia Hospital Center to its first Magnet designation. The CNO is a critical member of the executive leadership team at Virginia Hospital Center and will oversee all of nursing. The CNO will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer. The Hospital takes pride in its exceptional patient care, independent status and recent Magnet designation, and is looking for the ideal candidate to continue the great nursing tradition at Virginia Hospital Center.
Virginia Hospital Center (https://www.virginiahospitalcenter.com/ ) is a highly regarded, Magnet designated, independent hospital located in Arlington, Virginia which borders the greater Washington D.C. area. VHC is also a proud member for the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a network of highly regarded independent healthcare organizations. Combined with its strong reputation, VHC also possesses a strong balance sheet and net revenues of more than $458 million and has 350 licensed beds. Reporting directly to the CEO, the new CNO will be a critical member of the executive leadership team. Other direct reports to the CEO include the CMO, CFO, CIO, Chief Development Officer, CHRO, COO, VHC, Physician Group, Chief Marketing Officer. The CNO will work closely with the CMO and other physician leaders to foster culture that supports a mutual respect between nursing administration and the medical staff.
Chief Nursing Officer is a key senior leader and member of the Executive Leadership Team. The CNO is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all aspects of nursing operations. The CNO will be a visionary leader that brings clinical solutions to the new value-based delivery of care and exhibit a demonstrated ability to drive results, champion innovation and stimulate new thinking. Previous experience as a Chief Nurse Officer is strongly preferred; however, candidates with senior level nursing leadership experience will be considered. Experience in a Magnet environment is strongly preferred. Evidence of progressive experience in nursing leadership, including at least seven years experience in nursing administration in an acute care setting is required. A Master’s degree in nursing or a related field is required. Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Virginia or eligible to receive such a license.
Arlington, Virginia sits directly across the Potomac River from Washington D.C, with a population of 220,400. Arlington is nationally known as one of the best areas to live in the country. Arlington offers four distinct seasons along with a variety of recreational, cultural and historical activities. Arlington is also a short drive, train ride and flight from several major metropolitans including Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York City to name a few.
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