Find your calling. Essentia Health seeks employees who embrace our commitment to patient-and family-centered care in communities both large and small. We’re looking for people who are committed to making patients and their families feel known and understood. People who understand what it means to be Here with you. People who are willing to use their strengths to help others.
The Assistant Chief Nursing Officer (ACNO) is a new leadership position for Essentia Health. This is a key role in our Magnet Nursing Journey. The ACNO is expected to be both a transformational leader and a thought leader in advancing nursing professional practice. The successful candidate will demonstrate a history of innovations in practice and of advancing nursing professional practice as a collaborative partner throughout the continuum of care.
The ACNO will be part of the nursing leadership team and assist in executive-level management of resources, strategic planning and development of policies and procedures which ensure achievement of Magnet designation and demonstration of the mission and vision of the organization and of Nursing.
The ACNO will have operational and functional accountability for facility- and market-wide patient care areas, special projects and initiatives. The role will also assist in developing and managing the nursing strategic plan, the nursing services budget and the nursing workforce optimization strategy.
The ACNO will work collaboratively with other patient care, support and operational departments and leaders and will foster a climate of open communication and mutual problem-solving.
The ACNO will also be involved in creating a professional practice environment that ensures development of nursing staff and leaders and enables academic practice partnerships.
Our Benefits are exceptional and Include:
~Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Program
~Paid Personal Leave
~401k (with Essentia Health annual match)
~Life and Disability Insurance options
~Employee wellness program
~Medical & Dental insurance options
You will be a part of a team that is greatly evolving! Be a part of a Healthcare organization that invests in you and your career.
Apply now and help us continue to raise the bar in patient care!
Looking to relocate? Advance your career at Essentia Health while living in the vibrant harbor city of Duluth, Minnesota. Enjoy a fulfilling job at an innovative workplace while discovering Duluth’s beautiful lakeside scenery and all of the amenities of a major metropolitan area. The “Twin Ports” of Duluth and Superior, Wisconsin have a metro area population of 240,000.
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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Bachelor's degree Nursing required.
Master's degree in nursing or another appropriate postgraduate health science degree is required or proof of enrollment with a written plan to advanced degree completion is required.
Doctorate of Nursing is preferred.
Current Registered Nurse license without restrictions required.
Specialty certification in Executive Nursing Practice and/or Healthcare Administration preferred with a written plan to complete within 2 years of hire date.
Membership in American Organization of Nurse Leaders (AONL) preferred.
10 years of experience in management and supervisory nursing role; most recent 5 years of leadership must have been in a direct leadership role in a hospital setting or direct patient care environment required.
Internal Number: R028371
About Essentia Health
Essentia Health is committed to helping our patients and their families lead active and fulfilling lives. Our 14,400 employees work with you to provide high quality, personalized care that makes you feel known and understood. Across the large and small communities we serve, our patients benefit from the resources of an integrated health system, including the expertise of 750 physicians, a wide range of medical specialties and cutting-edge technologies. We also offer network-wide electronic medical records and medical research. Our mission, vision, values and belief statements are the foundation of our promise to the patients, families and communities we serve—to be Here with you.