Chief Nursing Officer, Vice President, Nursing/Patient Care Services
Chief Nursing Officer Methodist University Hospital Member of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare Memphis, TN
Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, TN seeks a Chief Nursing Officer. With 617 beds, Methodist University Hospital is the largest, most comprehensive hospital in the 6-hospital Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare system.
Methodist University Hospital is a wholly owned entity of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare. All hospitals within the health system operate under one system license and as such the health system has one shared medical staff. Located in the heart of the Memphis Medical Center, and as the major academic campus and principal teaching hospital of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, the organization brings together research, medicine and innovation. The hospital has enjoyed continuous growth and momentum as evidenced by a $280 million major expansion construction project that has begun with expected completion in 2019.
Methodist Le Bonheur Health is an integrated health delivery system, dedicated to the art of healing through a faith based commitment to minister to the whole person and to serve the entire community. The System includes 6 hospitals, several ambulatory centers and physicians that serve the greater Memphis community. It is consistently ranked by U.S. News and World Report as Best Regional Hospital. MLH was recognized as Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2017 and 2018 and was one of 2018, 2017 and 2016 Best Workplaces in Health Care, according to the global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune Magazine.
The Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) of Methodist University Hospital is a member of the Senior Leadership Team and is responsible for leading, planning, organizing and directing the overall operations of Nursing Services for the hospital. This individual has accountability for developing and implementing standards of nursing practice to ensure delivery of quality patient care standards. This executive assists in formulating the budget and maintains efficient and effective departmental operations and required compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations laws, standards, and protocols. The CNO collaborates on the development and implementation of system-wide nursing initiatives. The Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer is expected to model appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH’s Mission, Vision, and Values and will manage an operating budget of approximately $132 million and will oversee over 1,180 FTE’s across the departments.
Founded in 1819, Memphis is a vibrant city located on the Mississippi River in southwest Tennessee. It has a population of over 650,000 making it the largest city on the Mississippi River. The greater Memphis metropolitan area includes adjacent counties in Mississippi and Arkansas. In 2013 Forbes magazine ranked Memphis as one of the top 15 cities in the United States with an "emerging downtown" area. It has more sunny days each year than Miami and is rich in southern tradition and hospitality.
Memphis is a cultural hotspot and a pivotal intersection of American music history. It serves as home of the blues and the birthplace of rock and roll. Beyond the music, Memphis also offers great dining, art galleries, and exciting nightlife. The Orpheum Theatre is one of Memphis' top entertainment venues and one of the city's most iconic and beloved landmarks. Shelby Farms Park is a great place for nature lovers and outdoor types. The park spans 4,500 acres, has an 80-acre lake; trails for running, hiking, horseback riding and biking; and along these trails, visitors can observe the beautiful natural surroundings and wildlife.
The city is home to more than 10 universities and colleges, the largest of which is the University of Memphis. The city is also home to the National Basketball Association’s Memphis Grizzlies who play in the FedEx Forum located in downtown Memphis.
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