Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas is a 875-bed, acute-care hospital serving the communities of Dallas County and also treats complex cases from across North Texas with advanced medical treatments and an experienced staff that provides compassionate care. Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas is designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, an honor that recognizes hospitals for excellence in nursing. Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas joins an elite group of three percent of U.S. hospitals to have been honored with Magnet designation multiple times.
Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas and UT Southwestern Medical Center's William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital and Zale-Lipshy University Hospital comprise a Joint Operating Company within Southwestern Health Resources.
Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR) was established in April 2016 as a unique partnership between the founding entities, UT Southwestern Medical Center, a public academic medical center, and Texas Health Resources, a private faith-based non-profit health system, based on a shared commitment to create a highly differentiated value proposition in both quality and total cost of care for consumers, purchasers, patients and physicians. A cornerstone of Southwestern Health Resources is a clinically integrated network (CIN) of independent and employed physicians, including the employed faculty physicians of UT Southwestern, the employed physicians of Texas Health Physician Group, and independent community primary care and specialty care physicians. In addition to the physician network, SWHR encompasses the 31 hospitals operated by Texas Health Resources and UT Southwestern Medical Center. Within the Dallas market, the hospital facilities of the two partners are financially integrated under a joint operating company. In total, there are more than 360 points of access to Southwestern Health Resources across the DFW metroplex.
As an equal partner with the President and CMO of the hospital in a triad leadership model, the CNO develops, approves, and oversees the implementation of policies, procedures, standards of care and practice that provide direction for the delivery of patient care. The CNO will direct activities that support compliance with regulatory and accreditation standards and requirements; create processes that support dissemination of data and information to leadership team and staff. Collects comprehensive data pertinent to issues, situations and trends. The officer will identify expected outcomes for issues, staffing, practice and documents expected outcomes as measurable goals; consider factors related to safety, reliability effectiveness, impact on practice, cost, and resources in delivery of nursing care. The CNO will provide leadership in professional practice setting as a team builder, team player and lead with flexibility through times of challenge. The CNO will serve in key roles regarding nursing practice, represent nursing to medical-executive team, executive leadership and others as well as assume accountability for overall management of nursing practice, nursing education, professional development, nursing research, nursing administration and nursing services wherever delivered in the organization.
Individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This role requires the ability to solve problems, think outside-the-box, and be resourceful; must be result-oriented, a quick learner and self-starter. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to build THR's culture for action.
Chief Nursing Officer has the following duties and responsibilities:
Balanced strategic direction in alignment with the zone and nursing at the system level
Culture creation through push, pull, education and participation
Situational Leadership from an eclectic perspective
Interprofessional teams formation and implementation
Challenge decisions in a non-challenging way
Utilize Reward & Recognition in a creative way that supports not only nursing but also interprofessional team building
Balance needs of patients and organization
Knowledge of HR
Communicating and knowing potential situations may result (down-stream impact)
Visibility (knowing where you need to be with the end in mind)
Create and develop a collaborative environment with physicians
Spotting Talent – great discernment abilities
Rounding with intent of listening, hearing and responding
Organize and lead a results-oriented meeting in a concise manner
Exceptional presentation skills
Applicants should possess a minimum of 3-5 years senior level experience overseeing hospital wide nursing services with an emphasis on Magnet or Pathways to Excellence implementation. Successful candidates will possess a BSN and have a Masters in Nursing or related field; Texas RN License; certified in Nursing Administration and have knowledge of nursing management, quality improvement, financial analysis, process & planning, strategic planning principles, nursing standards of care and practice, ethical principles and nursing and healthcare trends.
Internal Number: 19000323
About Texas Health Resources
Headquartered in the competitive Dallas-Fort Worth health market, Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served. The system's primary service area consists of 16 counties in north central Texas, home to more than 6.2 million people. Texas Health was formed in 1997 with the assets of Fort Worth-based Harris Methodist Health System and Dallas-based Presbyterian Healthcare Resources. Later that year, Arlington Memorial Hospital joined the Texas Health system. Texas Health has 25 acute-care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with the system. It has more than 3,800 licensed beds, employs more than 22,500 people, and counts more than 5,500 physicians* with active staff privileges at its hospitals.