You want to work in a hospital setting where you are valued and appreciated - where you receive respect from your superiors and co-workers as well as the patients you treat.
You want to be challenged by your job without being overwhelmed by it. You want to play an instrumental role in helping a patient recover, sometimes against strong odds, and go home. What you want is Kindred Healthcare.
Our mission is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, resident, family member, customer, employee and shareholder we serve. Join us!
Kindred Healthcare is in search of a Chief Clinical Officer that can create a dynamic nursing environment, that fosters clinical and professional growth, actively participate with the hospital leadership team, with responsibility and oversight for patient care. You will define and maintain hospital standards in nursing care and practice in accordance with all regulatory requirements and JCAHO standards.
Establish staffing requirements for recruitment, selection and placement of personnel; verify nurses' credentials and ensure data on qualifications, experience, accomplishments and competency of nurses is maintained
Ensures inservice training and education to all department personnel
Recommends space and resources needed by department
Participates in selection of sources for needed services not available in the department
Works with Quality Director on improvement projects, assigning personnel to participate in performance improvement activities, providing adequate time for them to do so and offering training
Plans, develops, implements and controls Nursing Department budget; assist in planning fiscal budget
Reviews Hospital Plan for Nursing Care on a yearly basis
Represents Nursing Services on hospital and medical staff committees
Provides communication mechanisms within Nursing Services and conduct conferences with nurse managers and supervisory personnel
Develops short-term and long-term goals/objectives consistent with hospital's philosophy; keep administration informed of Nursing Services activities
Serves as Chairperson of Nurse Council; collaborates with other Nursing leaders
Participates in Hospital's decision-making structures, working with Governing Board, MBC, Senior Management Committee and Quality Council
Chief Clinical Officer
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Bachelors degree in Nursing with current state licensure
Masters degree in healthcare administration, business administration, or clinical specialty preferred. Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may substitute for education requirements.
Registered Nurse in the state you are applying for
Minimum of five years experience in healthcare administration/management with a minimum of two years experience at a senior nursing management level.
Minimum of five years experience in hospital management in an inpatient, acute care environment.
Graduate level education may substitute on a year-to-year basis for the required experience.
If you are a current
The word "kindred" has many meanings, including allied, similar and family. We believe the name reflects our business as well as...