Northwest Medical Center Houghton, opening in 2021, will be a 70-bed hospital serving Tucson's east side. With advanced technology and skilled, compassionate caregivers, we look forward to taking care of you.
Services: 24/7 emergency care, Medical/surgical, telemetry and intensive care units, Cath lab, Labor and delivery and NICU services, Robotic-assisted surgery, Diagnostic imaging (MRI, CT, X-ray, ultrasound, mammography), Inpatient and outpatient physical, occupational, and speech therapy
Specialties: Cardiology, Critical care, Pulmonology, Gastroenterology, General surgery, OB/GYN, Orthopedics, Primary care, Urology
As a member of the Hospital's senior management team, the CNO will participate in functional decision-making processes necessary to the successful attainment of the hospital's mission in addition to maintaining an awareness of changes in healthcare clinical matters that could have an impact on the success of the hospital. The CNO will oversee multiple departments within the hospital and reports directly to the hospital Chief Executive Officer.
The Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) is responsible for:
Providing leadership to nurse employees that will enroll their support, create ownership of goals, and have them actively participate in decisions that impact the hospital
Maintaining necessary regulatory and compliance approvals and quality accreditations
Partnering with physicians who use, or will use, the hospital
Assisting in planning new services that generate additional sources of profitable revenue
Creating an environment that will encourage recruiting and retention of clinical employees
Managing costs by continually seeking data that will identify opportunities and take action to eliminate non-value costs
Establishing standards for nursing practices and maintain authority, accountability and responsibility for nursing services
Developing organizational patient care programs, policies and procedures that describe how nursing care is assessed, delivered and evaluated.
Developing and managing the nursing services budget and ensuring sufficient number of qualified staff to assess patient needs
Plan and provide nursing care interventions and prevent complications, promote improvement and patient comfort and wellness
Analyzing areas in planning, promoting and conducting organization-wide performance improvement activities
Representing the nursing services at all meetings including medical staff and hospital board of director meetings; participates with leaders in designing and providing patient care and services
Must possess a Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited institution
Master's degree required
Must be a registered nurse (RN) with a current licensure within the state
Must possess detailed knowledge of hospital nursing operations
5 years of demonstrated successful leadership in an acute-care hospital environment (For-profit experience preferred)
Must be proficient in written and verbal communication skills
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with hospital staff, physicians, patients, and patient's families
Ability to maintain confidential information concerning personal, financial, or medical matters
Internal Number: 15849917
About Northwest Medical Center
For Northwest:Northwest Medical Center is a 300-bed community hospital with comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services, ranging from emergency to cardiac, critical care, labor & delivery and beyond. We are nationally accredited in several areas including stroke, chest pain, heart failure and joint and spine surgery. Our mission is to provide the communities we serve with high-quality cost effective and safe health care.For Oro Valley:Oro Valley Hospital has been nationally recognized for its quality care including designation as a Chest Pain Center, NICHE, PEDS "Pediatric Prepared", Primary Stroke Center, STEMI Receiving Center and Trauma Level IV. That coupled with a beautiful hospital in a scenic location makes Oro Valley Hospital an exceptional place to work.