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Chief Nursing Officer- Alabama Market

Company: Ascension
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:This is a great opportunity to join Ascension Alabama as their Chief Nursing Officer! The Market Chief Nursing Officer oversees and provide executive leadership to nursing organization. Responsible for the development of overall strategic nursing plan for the Ascension Alabama market.
Ascension St. Vincent's operates five hospitals in addition to several healthcare facilities, and employs more than 4,100 associates. Across the region, Ascension St.Vincent's provided more than $41 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2020.
What You Will Do:Responsibilities:It is expected that all of the duties and responsibilities will be performed in a manner which reflects the core values of Ascension: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity, and Dedication.

  • Creates a nursing culture that drives the highest quality, safest care, while delivering on an exceptional patient, provider, and associate experience. This culture is defined by one that is collaborative, decisive, accountable, and patient/provider focused;
  • Builds strong physician and staff relations by being visible, engaged, and intentional about developing trust and establishing credibility;
  • Focused on associate engagement and retention by executing initiatives designed to reduce turnover and increase retention;
  • Collaborates with Ascension leadership and medical staff to identify and develop new patient care programs, policies and procedures;
  • Develops and implements programs to measure, assess and improve the quality of nursing care provided by the organization;
  • At a market level, ensures compliance with applicable laws and regulations related to nursing services and healthcare;
  • Assures continuity and consistency of nursing care standards and practice;
  • Collaboratively develops and implements Ascension nursing policies, objectives, and initiatives;
  • Provides feedback, coaching, development, and performance reporting to nursing staff;
  • Embraces a matrix-reporting organization;
  • Implements, monitors, and adjusts nursing department operations to ensure compliance with established standards;
  • Using a high level of financial acumen, oversees productivity, operations, budget, and financial targets;
  • Keeps current on innovative concepts, practices, and procedures in nursing;
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals;
  • Provides consultation on complex projects and considered to be the top-level nursing contributor/specialist;
    Licenses/Certifications/Registration:Required Credential(s):
    • Registered Nurse for the State of Alabama obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.Education:
      • Bachelor's degree in nursing required;
      • Master's degree in nursing, business administration, and/or health administration preferred;Work Experience:
        • Minimum of five years nursing leadership experience in a complex Medical Center required; 10 years of experience preferred.
        • Experience working with an integrated, matrix-reporting healthcare system;
          Why Join Our Team:Ascension St. Vincent's has been serving Birmingham and surrounding communities for more than 120 years. We employ over 4,800 associates across five hospitals in addition to outpatient health centers, physician offices, rehabilitation centers and more. Ascension St. Vincent's is committed to providing compassionate, personalized care for all, including our associates. We offer a place of respect and inclusion, as well as a rich learning environment with countless opportunities for career growth and professional development. If you are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, we invite you to explore a career with Ascension St. Vincent's today.

          When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.
          Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:Ascension St. Vincent Health System is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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          For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:

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          Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
          E-Verify Statement:This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.


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