Reporting directly to the Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) Chief Operating Officer, the Senior Vice President (SVP) and Divisional Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) serves as the Nurse Executive who provides effective and coordinated leadership and oversight for the delivery of nursing care across the division, including consistent implementation of best evidence-based practice, research and professional development. She/he leads the nursing function and ensures effective alignment with BSWH’s established mission, strategic goals and objectives. The divisional Chief Nursing Officer fosters a culture of excellence and drives improvement in the delivery of health care while advancing nursing practice.
The North Texas (NTX) Division is one of two divisions in the health system. Comprised of 10 hospitals, six of which are Magnet Designated, we are seeking a transformational leader who can lead a team inclusive of nine CNO’s and carry us into healthcare of tomorrow where quality of care, improved access and affordability are the platforms from which to build.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Flexibility to handle matrix structures and adapt to centralized/decentralized movements
- Ability to create new models of care, including the future roles of Nursing across inpatient and outpatient delivery settings
- Retains engagement of the nursing workforce during the organization’s transitions
- Capability to build strong working partnership and peer relationship with other SVP Divisional Chief Nursing Officer
- Builds strong relationships, values collaboration and drives promotion from within, focusing on training and the next generation of leaders
- Communicates openly at all levels, listens, projects credibility and confidence, and keeps others well informed.
- 7-10 years of senior management experience at the level of CNO, CNO/COO within a complex, and multi-services, academic health care institution.
- Master’s degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration, Public Health Administration or related field. If Master’s degree is outside Nursing, she or he must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).
- Doctoral preparation strongly preferred or in process of attaining.
- Experience within Magnet Designated facilities/systems.
- Nationally recognized leader in nursing preferred.
- Certification as appropriate to the role (e.g., NEA-BC, FACHE, CPHQ).
For confidential consideration please contact:
Mike Boate, Director, Executive Recruiting