Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with more than 130,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International (USPI), the company operates 79 general acute care hospitals, 20 short-stay surgical hospitals and 469 outpatient centers in the United States, as well as nine facilities in the United Kingdom. Tenet’s Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.
The Chief Nursing Officer, Interim Leadership Per Diem can be “based” remotely anywhere in the United States.
The Chief Nursing Officer, Interim Leadership Per Diem reports directly to the Interim Chief Nursing Officer, Leadership Solutions, with matrix reporting relationships to the Chief Executive Officer of the assigned Hospital and the Regional Chief Nursing Executive.
The Chief Nursing Officer, Interim Leadership Per Diem will be retained for short-term assignments, rather than a regular long-term position. This nursing executive will provide coverage for short-term staffing gaps, additional coverage during critically busy periods, or serve as an “interim” in a permanent position until a fulltime employee is hired. Tenet is seeking a motivated, creative self-starter to become a temporary member of the Hospital A-Team. As a per diem healthcare professional, the CNO will be responsible for providing staffing and workforce solutions that are inclusive of permanent Chief Nursing Officer responsibilities, which are detailed below.
The Chief Nursing Officer, Interim Leadership Per Diem role provides strategic leadership as the senior executive position responsible for all nursing and other designated patient care functions/services within the hospital organization. The position will assume responsibility for assessing, planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating nursing practice on a facility level.
The Chief Nursing Officer, Interim Leadership Per Diem role assumes 24/7 responsibility and is accountable for ensuring high quality, safe and appropriate nursing care, competency of clinical staff, and appropriate resource management related to patient care. The Interim CNO represents nursing concerns on the governing board and at medical staff leadership meetings.
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A competitive compensation program will be tailored to the qualified candidate on a per diem basis, taking into consideration rate of pay for services provided, daily lodging, meals and incidental expenses incurred during business-related travel.
Travel and Work Environment
Candidate will be rotating through a number of interim roles at various Tenet facilities throughout the United States, to be determined based on hospital needs. Travel will be up to 100 percent.
An academic degree in nursing is required, and a Master’s degree in Nursing or related field (Health Administration, Business, Public Health, or Management) is strongly preferred.
Active and current registered nurse license in the state of residence/practice is required.
Current CENP or NEA certification preferred.
Required Background Experience
At least five years of Chief Nursing Officer experience within a hospital environment responsible for multiple, complex nursing departments.
Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills.
Proven leadership ability and facility operational expertise.
Ability to serve as role model and advocate for the professional discipline of nursing.
Strong labor relations background.
An individual able to effectively and efficiently organize patient care promoting optimal outcomes, patient safety, and patient, physician and employee satisfaction.
An individual with proven success recruiting, retaining and developing staff. Someone effective in mentoring and developing staff, encouraging professional growth and achievement.
Takes the lead in complying with regulatory standards, rules and laws.
Proven ability to identify the need for change, anticipating, recognizing and creatively solving resistance to change; working with others to view change as a challenge and opportunity for growth. Displays an ability to be a risk taker and assume the role of change agent. However, someone who understands the importance of collegiality, collaboration and team spirit.
A credible nurse leader who utilizes communication, coaching, sponsorship and training to successfully manage the people-side of change in order to realize successful outcomes of a business change.
One who is positive, creative and innovative with a strong understanding of the business aspects of healthcare and the acumen to play a substantive role in developing strategies, budgets and business plans. Financially astute, with a solid understanding of cost issues and initiatives.
Clearly a leader by example, able to articulate a clear vision and expectations for patient care services and other areas of responsibility.
An individual of highest personal and professional integrity, principle and knowledge, earning respect and support when making difficult decisions and choices. Able to establish immediate credibility with peers, senior leadership, medical staff, and the Board.
A collaborative and operational manager who will give employees a voice and encourage full participation of all team members.
Excellent interpersonal skills; a dedicated listener, comfortable in a variety of settings dealing with diverse constituencies; a broad thinker. The ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.
A leader who will inspire confidence and establish a sense of common direction and vision for the medical staff.
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Tenet Healthcare Corporation, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates acute care hospitals and numerous related health care services. Tenet's name reflects its core business philosophy: the importance of shared values among partners in providing a full spectrum of health care.
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