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Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) at Watertown Regional Medical Center in Watertown, WI 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 todays healthcare marketplace. Job Description Health Support Center POSITION SUMMARY: Has ultimate administrative responsibility for nursing standards and practice regardless of the practice area or reporting relationship of the nurse. Directs hospital nursing activities within context of hospital policies and procedures: Ensures continuous and timely nursing services to patients. Ensures nursing standards, practices, policies and procedures, in accordance with all applicable laws, regulatory and accreditation requirements are consistent with current research findings and national professional standards. Directs nursing service Performance Improvement activities. Actively participates in hospital leadership functions. Collaborates with hospital leaders to design and provide patient care and services, including availability of sufficient, qualified nursing staff. Develops, presents and manages budget for nursing services. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Develops and implements overall nursing plan consistent with hospital policies and objectives, to provide continuous nursing care and services. Develops, implements and interprets nursing and patient care policies, objectives and standards for measurement and maintenance of quality nursing care. Develops, implements and administers nursing services budget and expense control system. Prepares master nursing services staffing plan. Organizes, directs and supervises daily nursing service to assure adequate hospital coverage and quality care. Recruits, interviews, evaluates and hires qualified personnel to meet patients needs. Participates in the development, implementation and maintenance of the hospital quality assurance and improvement program through evaluation of services rendered, quality improvement, audit of medical records, patient visits and counsel with hospital staff. Maintains communications with medical and administrative staff through participation in regularly scheduled staff meeting and involvement on hospital medical services committees. Evaluates long and short-range equipment and supply requirements for nursing care by forecasting service levels and quantity of materials on hand. Directs, plans and implements orientation and educational programs to promote staff training and development. Recommends and participates in development of new patient care programs for expansion of nursing care services. Represents hospital in health care programs and professional organizations of associates to serve in a public relations capacity and to stimulate professional growth. Job Requirements Education: Masters Degree Required (MSN or MHA). Experience: Minimum of 3-5 years of CNO experience in an investor-owned healthcare organization. Prior experience in Joint Commission preparation and survey process. Licenses: Licensed Registered Nurse with knowledge of nursing principles, theories and practice standards with verbal interpersonal and quantitative skills acquired through completion of at least a Bachelors degree in Nursing Travel Requirements: None PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires prolonged sitting and some bending, stooping, and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator, and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate reports. Requires lifting papers or boxes up to 50 pounds occasionally. Work is performed in an office environment and involves frequent contact with staff and the public. LifePoint Health is an Equal Opportunity EmployerEOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled LifePoint Health and all of our facilities are committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunity for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. LifePoint Health is committed to being a place where employees want to work and takes seriously our responsibility to comply with all regulatory and legal guidelines throughout the recruitment and hiring process. The recruiting process with LifePoint Health will always include emails to job candidates from an address ending in @lpnt.net, as well as at least one phone interview and/or in-person interview prior to hiring. Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected VeteranEqual opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran The terms \"LifePoint,\" \"LifePoint Health,\" or the \"Company\" as used in this website refer to LifePoint Health, Inc. and its affiliates, unless otherwise stated or indicated by context. The term \"facilities\" or \"hospitals\" refer to entities owned or operated by subsidiaries of LifePoint Health, Inc. References to \"LifePoint employees\" or to \"our employees\" refer to employees of subsidiaries of LifePoint Health, Inc.
Associated topics: admin, chief, critical care, director, director of nursing, line, manager, nmh, nursing manager, rgn

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