Assistant Chief Nursing Officer-Capital Regional Medical Center
Capital Regional Medical Center - Tallahassee, FL

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POSITION SUMMARY: Under general direction of the Chief Nursing Officer, the Associate Chief Nursing Officer, will direct assigned hospital nursing activities coincidental with defined hospital policies and objectives. In the absence of the Chief Nursing Officer, the ACNO represents the Chief Nursing Officer and assumes responsibility for the entire scope of the Chief Nursing Officer’s responsibilities. The ACNO will participate fully in a delegation relationship with CNO to administer, analyze and appraise the care given to patients within the organization and to play a part in advising the Chief Nursing Officer and administrative team regarding the status of patient care, budgetary projections, quality improvement processes and human resource applications. The ACNO’s role is to ensure all assigned work and assignments has been completed in an efficient and timely fashion.

Potential assignments may include but are not limited to: Patient Care, Education and Advocacy, Communication and Customer Satisfaction, Self-Development and Ethics. The ACNO will participate in the strategic planning process of the Nursing department to anticipate and estimate future actions of the organization needed to improve quality of patient care. Lastly, the ACNO collaborates and coordinates the efforts of nursing leaders within the organization to accomplish the mission of Capital Regional Medical Center.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Provides administrative support for assigned functions of the Chief Nursing Officer.2.

Assists with development and implementation of overall nursing care organization plan consistent with hospital policies and objectives.3. Assist with development, implementation and interpretation of nursing and patient care policies, objectives and standards for measurement and maintenance of quality nursing care.4. Assists in the master nursing service staffing plan.5. Organizes, directs and supervises daily nursing service to assure adequate hospital coverage and quality care.6.

Recruits, interviews, hires and evaluates personnel to meet staffing needs, as needed.7. Participates in the development, implementation and maintenance of the hospital quality process improvement program through evaluation of services rendered, quality improvement, audit of medical records, patient visits and counsel with hospital staff. Addresses patient safety in the Performance Improvement Plan.8. Maintains communications with medical and administrative staff through participation in regularly scheduled staff meetings and involvement in hospital committees.9.

Assists in development of orientation and education programs to promote staff training and development.10. Recommends and participates in development of new patient care programs for expansions of nursing care services.11. Supervises and evaluates employees within Nursing Administration organizational structure.12. Represents hospital in health care programs and professional organizations to stimulate professional growth.13.

Actively seeks ways to control costs without comprising patient safety, quality of care or the services delivered.14. Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system and reports trends in occurrences to staff. This information is used to improve patient safety.15. Ensures staff is educated on established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient's care which results in patient harm.EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: Bachelor's degree in nursing or a related clinical field from an accredited college or university is requiredMaster's degree in Nursing, Health Administration, or Business preferredLICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: Florida Registered Nurse license requiredEXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED: Minimum of 5 years leadership and management experience in nursing and hospital operations.

Most recent 3 of the last 5 years of leadership must be in a direct leadership role in a hospital setting or direct patient care environment.Knowledge of nursing management and program development principals and techniques and managerial skills typically acquired through 3-5 years of progressive nursing management experience requiredSKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of professional nursing principals and practices.Capable of analyzing and preparing complex records and reports.Ability to remain calm, to think and act quickly and logically in a crisis situation.Excellent verbal and written communication skills.Good mathematical skills.Requires team player, positive, can-do winning attitude.

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