We have been retained by a leading hospital in the Southern California area to assist in the recruitment of their Chief Nursing Officer. This position is with one of the states' Top Health Systems and the facility is currently seeking Magnet Status. The facility is also offering an excellent salary and benefits package as well as relocation.
Together we are looking for nurse with a BSN and a Master's Degree. A Doctorate degree is preferred. A minimum of five years of nursing executive acute care experience and a minimum of five years of progressive management experience are required.
Reporting directly to the Ministry Chief Executive, and matrixed to the Regional Chief Clinical Executive, the CNO has overall responsibility for the operation and ongoing development of the Professional Nursing Practice. The Chief Nursing Officer directs nursing services by approval and implementation of nursing policies, procedures, standards and staffing plans. He or She assures that nursing services are integrated into the ministry’s performance improvement plan in support of the nursing strategic plan.
As a member of the hospital executive team, he/she assumes an active leadership role inter-departmentally, with the medical staff, during Community Ministry Board activities, and as a key representative to the community.
The facility is looking for a transformational and seasoned CNO. The ideal individual will have strong longevity in past experiences and be someone who wants to grow within the facility and system.This person must be collaborative and articulate. It is also important that this person is someone who can hold a team accountable and work well with physicians.
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As a leader and innovator in recruitment for both Permanent and Interim Healthcare Leadership, The First String has redefined the industry standard with our service oriented approach and focus on community outreach. Our success results from cultivating a powerful network of healthcare professionals throughout the nation as well as emphasizing partner-oriented relationships. In turn, these efforts provide access to the nation’s best opportunities and enable us to carefully match our clients and candidates based on skill set and cultural fit.