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Chief Nursing Officer

Company: Arise Austin Medical Center-The Hospital at Westla
Location: Austin
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

About us:We're a local hospital with a presence throughout Austin, Texas. The people who work here are among the most highly respected-and highly recruited-physicians, technicians, and nurses in the southwest. Whether you're looking for surgical services, an imaging center or some friendly guidance, Arise for a reason: we lead with care.To us, better care starts with a better experience-one that's thoughtful, special, cozy even. Smaller means more nurses per patient and fewer layers of formality.Take a look at our facility! work here (Benefits):Medical InsuranceDental and Vision InsuranceBasic Life InsuranceShort Term DisabilityLong Term DisabilityCritical Illness InsuranceAccident InsuranceFree Gym MembershipPaid Time Off (PTO)401KEmployee Perks ProgramPOSITION SUMMARYAs part of the executive management team for the hospitals, plan, direct, manage, and evaluate a comprehensive nursing practice program with full responsibility for the leadership and professional development of nursing staff. Responsible for the operation of nursing services, including determining the types and numbers of nursing personnel and staff necessary to provide nursing care for all areas of the hospital. May also be responsible for other ancillary departments as assigned.Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience:Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Minimum 10 years experience in a management role mandatory. Possesses a Master's degree in nursing, health care administration or business administration or be progressing under a written plan to obtain the administration qualifications associated with a master's degree above.License and CertificationsCurrent Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Texas or compact equivalent. BLS, ACLS, PALSWho you will be reporting to:Chief Executive Officer (CEO)FLSA:ExemptWhat you will do (Roles and Responsibilities):

  • Promotes the mission, vision and values of the organization
    • Responsible for the development, approval and implementation of all nursing service policies and procedures.
    • Together with senior medical and administrative staff, participate in the establishment of the mission, strategic plan, budgets, resource allocation, operational plans, and policies for the hospital.
    • Participate in the preparation of annual operating budgets for nursing services, including direct labor, material and supplies, services, equipment maintenance and replacement.
    • Ensure the Infection Control System and associated activities adequately address issues identified throughout the organization and there are prevention, correction, improvement and training programs to address these issues and provide adequate resources to accomplish the associated activities of the infection control program.
    • Responsible for the operation of nursing services, including determining the types and numbers of nursing personnel and staff necessary to provide nursing care for all areas of the hospital.
    • Assure the hospital is in compliance with all applicable Federal and State laws and in accordance with organization policies and procedures regarding the health and safety of its patients.
    • Facilitate full integration of nursing services with medical and administrative decision making structures of the hospital.
    • Keep the CEO informed on status of nursing services and make recommendations, as necessary, concerning means of reducing operational costs, increasing revenues based on knowledge of market trends, operating procedures and reimbursement matters.
    • Appoint, supervise, and evaluate clinical leadership staff and others within chain of command.
    • Establish and maintain cost-effective recruitment practice and programs for nursing services.
    • Communicate within and across departments to maximize effectiveness, efficiently and information sharing
    • Ensures all Human Resource and Hospital policies and procedures are followed according to standards for direct reports
    • Define the qualifications and performance expectations for all staff positions through the Performance Development system, including department specific job descriptions and measurable performance standards.
    • In collaboration with the CEO and Medical staff, and governing body the CNO shall be responsible for the hospitals-wide quality assessment and performance improvement program and training programs shall address problems identified by the infection control professional.
    • Responsible for the implementation of successful corrective action plans in affected problem areas.
    • Adopt, implement and enforce a procedure to verify that hospital nursing personnel for whom licensure is required have valid and current licensure.
    • Other duties as assigned.We are committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

Keywords: Arise Austin Medical Center-The Hospital at Westla, Austin , Chief Nursing Officer, Healthcare , Austin, Texas

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