Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) at North Alabama Medical Center (Turner)


: $119,690.00 - $194,740.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Nursing

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Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) at North Alabama Medical Center in Florence, AL at Health Support Center

LifePoint Health was founded in 1999 on the idea that everyone deserves quality healthcare close to home and that strong healthcare creates strong communities. We began with a network of 23 hospitals in non-urban markets across the nation united by a singular mission: Making Communities Healthier.

We are a financially strong company with significant healthcare operations expertise. We recognize that every community has unique healthcare needs, and for more than 17 years, we have worked to ensure the highest standards of quality care and excellent service to patients at each of our locations by understanding and responding to these needs. LifePoint has a track record of investing in state-of-the-art technology, facility improvements, physician recruitment and staff development. We give each of the facilities and providers within our network the resources they need to deliver high quality care and services to their communities and succeed in today's healthcare marketplace.

Job Description
Health Support Center

North Alabama Medical Center has an openingfor the role of Chief Nursing Officer.

North Alabama Medical Center (NAMC) wasfounded in 1919 through community efforts to establish a general acute-carefacility for northwestern Alabama. Today, NAMC is the largest and mostcomprehensive medical facility in the region, providing a full range ofinpatient and outpatient services - including northwest Alabama's onlyfull-service heart program - at its 358-bed facility and numerous physicianpractices.

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Has ultimate administrative responsibility for nursing standardsand practice regardless of the practice area or reporting relationship of thenurse. Directs hospital nursingactivities within context of hospital policies and procedures.

Ensures continuous and timely nursing services to patients.

Ensures nursing standards, practices, policies and procedures, inaccordance with all applicable laws, regulatory and accreditation requirementsare consistent with current research findings and national professionalstandards.

Directs nursing service Performance Improvement activities.

Actively participates in hospital leadership functions.

Collaborates with hospital leaders to design and provide patientcare and services, including availability of sufficient, qualified nursingstaff.

Develops, presents and manages budget for nursing services.


Develops and implements overallnursing plan consistent with hospital policies and objectives, to providecontinuous nursing care and services.

Develops, implements and interprets nursing and patient carepolicies, objectives and standards for measurement and maintenance of qualitynursing care.

Develops, implements and administers nursing services budget andexpense control system.

Prepares master nursing services staffing plan.

Organizes, directs and supervises daily nursing service to assure adequatehospital coverage and quality care.

Recruits, interviews, evaluates and hires qualified personnel tomeet patient's needs.

Participates in the development, implementation and maintenance ofthe hospital quality assurance and improvement program through evaluation ofservices rendered, quality improvement, audit of medical records, patientvisits and counsel with hospital staff.

Maintains communications with medical and administrative staffthrough participation in regularly scheduled staff meeting and involvement onhospital medical services committees.

Evaluates long and short-range equipment and supply requirementsfor nursing care by forecasting service levels and quantity of materials onhand.

Directs, plans and implements orientation and educational programsto promote staff training and development.

Recommends and participates in development of new patient careprograms for expansion of nursing care services.

Represents hospital in health care programs and professionalorganizations of associates to serve in a public relations capacity and tostimulate professional growth.

Job Requirements

Education:Master's Degree Required (MSN or MHA).

Experience:Minimum of 3-5 years of CNO experience in an investor-owned healthcareorganization. Prior experience in JointCommission preparation and survey process.

Licenses:Licensed Registered Nurse with knowledge of nursing principles, theories andpractice standards with verbal interpersonal and quantitative skills acquiredthrough completion of at least a Bachelor's degree in Nursing

TravelRequirements: None


The physical demandsdescribed here are representative of those that must be met by an employee tosuccessfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performthe essential functions.

Requires prolonged sitting and some bending, stooping, andstretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient tooperate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator, and other officeequipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare,and communicate appropriate reports. Requires lifting papers or boxes up to 50pounds occasionally. Work is performed in an office environment and involvesfrequent contact with staff and the public.

LifePointHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer

EOEMinorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

LifePointHealth and all of our facilities arecommitted to providing Equal Employment Opportunity for all applicants andemployees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discriminationagainst any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex,age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, genderidentity, sexual orientation, veterans' status, or any other basis protected byapplicable federal, state, or local law.

LifePointHealth is committed to being a place where employees want to work and takesseriously our responsibility to comply with all regulatory and legal guidelinesthroughout the recruitment and hiring process. The recruiting process withLifePoint Health will always include emails to job candidates from an addressending in '', as well as at least one phone interview and/orin-person interview prior to hiring.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

'LifePoint Health' is a trade name used to refer to an organization of affiliated entities that own and operate hospitals and other healthcare providers in more than 70 communities. LifePoint Health, Inc. is a holding company only. It does not own or operate hospitals or healthcare providers and does not have any employees. When terms such as 'LifePoint' or 'LifePoint Health' or 'we' or 'us' are used herein, they refer to LifePoint Health, Inc. and its operating affiliates and subsidiaries. When terms such as 'hospital' or 'provider' or 'facility' are used herein, they refer to the hospitals or other healthcare providers that are wholly owned and operated by subsidiaries and/or affiliates of LifePoint Health, Inc. Finally, when terms such as 'LifePoint employees' or 'our employees' are used herein, they refer to individuals employed by subsidiaries and/or affiliates of LifePoint Health, Inc.

Associated topics: assistant director, care manager, cno, critical, deputy, director, lead, line, rgn, supervisor * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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