Chief Nursing Officer Saint Joseph Hospital
Catholic Health Initiatives - Lexington, KY

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Position Summary:
Reporting to the President/Chief Executive Officer, will be responsible for the provision of quality patient care and management of the required human and physical resources. He/she will represent patient care in institutional planning, goal setting, policymaking, and program development. He/she will provide a formal liaison with the hospital staff, executive staff, medical staff, quality improvement, divisional board and system office.

Administratively responsible for the functions of the Critical Care/Telemetry Services, Medical/Surgical/Oncology/Orthopedic Services, Emergency Services, Surgical Services, Women’s & Children’s Services and the Diabetes Treatment Center. Assures that all programs and practices governing Associates or volunteers of Saint Joseph HealthCare are consistent with the Mission and Values of our organization, as well as in compliance with applicable Federal, State or Local Regulations


He/she will possess strong interpersonal, communication, decision-making, and analytic skills. This position demands the ability to integrate information and make decisions. The ability to present to a diverse group of constituencies. Previous experience leading professional and service departments, change management, and performance improvement. He/she must have experience of having other management team members reporting to him/her.

Education Required


A Master’s Degree in Nursing. Must be currently licensed to practice professional nursing in the State of Kentucky.

Previous Related Experience Required:
Must have a minimum of five (5) years of upper management experience and be able to integrate and coordinate complex and comprehensive activities.

Previous experience with achieving Magnet status strongly preferred.

Additional Responsibilities


Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times

Adheres to and exhibits our core values:

: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.


: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.


: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.


: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times

Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines

Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members

Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers.



Primary Location

KY-Lexington-Saint Joseph Hospital



Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period


Weekends Required



Full Time

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