CNO - Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center - Idaho Falls, ID
Company: Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center
Location: Idaho Falls
Posted on: April 11, 2019
Description SHIFT: No Weekends
The Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) has overall authority for providing
leadership, direction, and administration of direct patient care
activities, nursing practice, and nursing education and development
across the organization. The CNO is responsible for driving,
supporting and modeling a culture focused on employee engagement,
quality, patient safety, fiscal responsibility, and the overall
Operations and Outcomes
--- Strategizes and drives process improvements focused on
innovative care delivery and/or operational models designed to
improve clinical services, outcomes, patient throughput, and
--- Promotes the use and implementation of technology in the
workplace in order to streamline operations, facilitate
communications, and optimize work processes.
--- Collaborates with other disciplines for the implementation of
programs, policies, and procedures that address how patient care
needs of the patient population served are assessed, met, and
--- Ensures patient and family centered care is comprehensive and
coordinated and monitored for effectiveness through the quality
improvement model that leads to systematic improvements over time
resulting in outcomes measures that outperform benchmark statistic
of national database used in patient and nursing sensitive
--- Allocates financial, information, and human capital for
improvement activities, ensuring efficient delivery of cost
effective and efficient services to patients, physicians, and
--- Promotes interdisciplinary collaboration with clear
expectations and direction to all practicing nurses about the
importance of partnerships with patient and families, and with all
disciplines to ensure a comprehensive care plan.
--- Enhances quality outcomes by partnering with leadership (CMO
and/or Chief Of Staff and/or President of Medical Staff) for shared
clinical decision making, but has overall responsibility for all of
--- Serves as a member of the executive leadership team, building
and supporting effective collegial relationships with applicable
internal and external constituents and stakeholders and ensuring
optimal operating effectiveness and strategic positioning.
--- Assumes an active role with the hospital---s governing body,
senior leadership, medical staff, management, and other clinical
leaders in the hospital---s decision-making structure and
--- Communicates expectations, develops leaders and evolves the
organization to meet current and anticipated needs and strategic
--- Promotes relationships among all types of community
organizations to improve patient outcomes and the health of the
--- Establishes structures, systematic and equitable processes and
expectations that support lifelong professional learning, role
development and career enhancement.
--- Collaborates with directors in hiring, orientation, evaluation,
discipline, and education of all clinical staff.
--- Regularly rounds on key constituents (patients, families,
employees, and physicians) to enhance communication, ensure
alignment, oversee operations, and that the experience is
--- Establishes mechanisms to assure nurses throughout the
organization are involved in shared---governance and
decision-making structures and processes that establish standards
of practice and address issues of concern.
--- Assures the flow of information and decision-making is
bi-directional and horizontal between and among professional nurses
at the bedside, the leadership team, and the CNO.
--- Establishes and enhances a culture of evidence-based decision
---making in clinical and management initiatives.
--- Approves nursing policies, nursing standards of patient care,
treatment and services.
--- Establishes a Professional Practice Model that illustrates
alignment and integration of nursing practice with the mission,
vision, philosophy, and values that nursing has adopted.
--- Ensures the care delivery system is integrated within the
Professional Practice Model and promotes continuous, consistent,
efficient, and accountable patient care.
Supports HCA by:
--- Promoting consistent positive patient interactions that advance
the agenda of unparalleled patient service.
--- Practicing and adhering to the ---Code of Conduct--- philosophy
and ---Mission and Value Statement.---
--- Performing other duties as assigned.
#LI-TG1 cnoleaderships Qualifications Education & Experience:
---Bachelor's degree nursing (Required for new hire CNOs as of
---Master's degree nursing or related field
---5+ years of experience in clinical nurse management
Or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
Licenses, Certifications, & Training:
---Currently licensed as a registered professional nurse in the
state in which he or she practices, in accordance with law and
---Specialty certification in Executive Nursing Practice or
---Member of American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)
---Member of American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE)
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Behaviors:
--- Skill at communicating with impact to effectively engage others
and achieve desired results Required
--- Skill in recognizing the broad or long-term implications of
business decisions and plans. Required
--- Skilled in effectively handling multiple conflicting
assignments, demands, and priorities with great attention to detail
--- Skill in creating written material that has a logical flow of
thoughts and ideas. Required
--- Skill in generating novel or unusual ideas and solutions in
response to business issues and problems. Required
--- Willingness to develop solutions or consider proposals that
challenge status quo assumptions or pro forma operations and remove
barriers and enable success of prioritized solutions Required
--- Willingness to be proactive and work at connecting with and
building cooperative relationships with others. Required
--- Willingness to focus on employee development through exposure,
experiences, and feedback. Required
--- Skill in identifying assignments designed to stretch and
develop others' capabilities. Required
At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the
nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's
leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of
locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and
115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and
employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five
percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is
provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer of HCA.
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