Bedford, TX US
Area of Interest:
Texas Health HEB
As an equal partner with the President and CMO of the hospital in a triad leadership model, the CNO develops, approves, and oversees the implementation of policies, procedures, standards of care and practice that provide direction for the delivery of patient care. The CNO will direct activities that support compliance with regulatory and accreditation standards and requirements; create processes that support dissemination of data and information to leadership team and staff; Collects comprehensive data pertinent to issues, situations and trends. The officer will identify expected outcomes for issues, staffing, practice and documents expected outcomes as measurable goals; consider factors related to safety, reliability effectiveness, impact on practice, cost, and resources in delivery of nursing care. The CNO will provide leadership in professional practice setting as a team builder, team player and lead with flexibility through times of challenge. The CNO will serve in key roles regarding nursing practice, represent nursing to medical-executive team, board of trustees, executive leadership and others as well as assume accountability for overall management of nursing practice, nursing education, professional development, nursing research, nursing administration and nursing services wherever delivered in the organization.
The Chief Nursing Officer has the following duties and responsibilities:
•Balanced strategic direction in alignment with the zone and nursing at the system level
•Culture creation through push, pull, education and participation
•Situational Leadership from an eclectic perspective
•Interprofessional teams formation and implementation
•Challenge decisions in a non-challenging way
•Utilize Reward & Recognition in a creative way that supports not only nursing but also interprofessional team building
•Balance needs of patients and organization
•Knowledge of HR
•Communicating and knowing potential situations may result (down-stream impact)
•Visibility (knowing where you need to be with the end in mind)
•Create and develop a collaborative environment with physicians
•Spotting Talent – great discernment abilities
•Rounding with intent of listening, hearing and responding
•Organize and lead a results oriented meeting in a concise manner
•Exceptional presentation skills
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
Applicants should possess a minimum of 3-5 years senior level experience overseeing hospital wide nursing services with an emphasis on Magnet or Pathways to Excellence implementation or 5 plus years’ experience, at director level or above, managing multiple units or clinical disciplines with budget and productivity responsibilities. Successful candidates will possess a BSN and have a Masters in Nursing or related field; Texas RN License; certified in Nursing Administration and have knowledge of nursing management, quality improvement, financial analysis, process & planning, strategic planning principles, nursing standards of care and practice, ethical principles and nursing and healthcare trends.
A full-service facility serving Northeast Tarrant County since 1973, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford has nearly 300 beds and more than 550 active physicians on its medical staff. Texas Health HEB is the only hospital in Northeast Tarrant County designated as a Level III Trauma Unit. The hospital is certified by The Joint Commission for Chest Pain and Heart Failure and as a Primary Stroke Center.