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Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer, Salmon Creek Medical Center

Company: Legacy Health
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer, Salmon Creek Medical CenterUS-WA-VancouverJob ID: 22-25508Type: Regular Full-TimeSalmon Creek Medical Ctr campusOverviewThe vice president, chief nursing officer of Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center, represents those frontline employees who embody Legacy Health's transformative belief in medicine: Its nurses. The chief nursing officer will help lead the goal of maintaining the qualities, standards and ambitions of the hospital system with the most five-star ratings in the Pacific Northwest. (Legacy Salmon Creek, for example, has been awarded a five-star rating by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, an "A" rating from The Leapfrog Group and a Top 50 hospital rating from Healthgrades.) The chief nursing officer prizes, in word and deed, Legacy's belief in always being patient-focused and people-centered. This means the chief nursing officer will oversee Legacy Salmon Creek's entire impact on patient needs through its nursing patient care programs, policies and procedures. This leader will have a key, influential voice in the hospital's strategic planning and will report directly to Legacy Salmon Creek's president. The chief nursing officer has frontline experience as a nurse but will also possess a background in health care management. Like every Legacy leader, this individual will know how to gauge and respect the staff's emotional temperature. Fittingly - but not least - the chief nursing officer is committed to the ideals of diversity, equity and inclusion and will always do the right thing. The qualifications of Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center's vice president, chief nursing officer, reflect a dual professional talent. On the one hand, this leader will have spent many years in the clinical trenches as a nurse, with experiential knowledge of the intricacies of what life is like on the frontlines of health care. On the other, the chief nursing officer will have spent time working behind the curtains, so to speak, as a leader, manager and administrator. To that end, the chief nursing officer will have a graduate degree in nursing and will have held an administrative position in health care, including experience as a clinical nursing leader. This candidate will be expected to act consistently with Legacy's Values in Action and therefore must exemplify the qualities of trust, collegiality and safety among peers, colleagues and subordinates. We strive to be a diverse, culturally responsive organization, and encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and inclusion to apply. To learn more about this role, . Responsibilities

  • Develops and communicates a shared nursing vision.
  • Participates in setting strategic direction through active involvement with senior management team.
  • Designs and implements patient care delivery model that supports and promotes strategic planning, vision and mission of the hospital.
  • Maintains knowledge of clinical practices and implements evidence based practice.
  • Demonstrates fiscal responsibility for all defined areas of accountability.
  • Assists in directing, managing and guiding the assigned functions including planning, budgeting, financial control, and management/development of staff.
  • Establishes a plan to monitor, evaluate and improve the quality of clinical services, patient and staff satisfaction.
  • Ensures that written organization clinical policies and procedures are reviewed and updated in accordance with evidence-based practice.
  • Builds relationship through creation of an environment that establishes collaboration, mutual respect/trust and credibility with all stakeholders.
  • Creates an environment in which professional and personal growth is an expectation including building a reputation for high ethical standards, participation and involvement professional organizations/networks, and assurance nursing perspective is included in organizational decisions.
  • Assures that Nursing personnel are knowledgeable and accountable for practicing within their scope of license/certification.QualificationsEducation: MSN/MN and/or Doctoral degree in nursing required. Experience: Eight years of diverse and progressively more responsible health care and/or related administrative experience, including minimum of three years experience in a clinical nursing leadership role. Skills/Abilities: Able to lead people in setting goals, giving appropriate support, evaluating, directing, and holding employees accountable while maintaining high morale and productivity. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Thorough understanding of current developments and trends in healthcare management and areas of defined accountability. Knowledge of development and implementation of effective operational and financial controls. Keyboard skills and ability to navigate electronic systems applicable to job functions are essential. LEADING AT LEGACY Demonstrates the ability to act consistently with Legacy's Values in Action, exemplifies our core organizational values, and exhibits the leadership competencies outlined in Leading at Legacy. Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/DisabledPI180721963

Keywords: Legacy Health, Vancouver , Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer, Salmon Creek Medical Center, Executive , Vancouver, Washington

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