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Chief Nursing Officer

Company: Wellpath
Location: Hampstead
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people - our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to "Always Do The Right Thing!"OverviewThe Chief Nursing Officer directs the delivery of nursing care, treatment, and services. This individual manages unit managers, work assignments and performance for all Nursing Department employees. The position also provides effective leadership, evaluates unit program objectives and Performance Improvement activities, and realigns work as needed.QualificationsEducation

  • Possess a postgraduate degree in nursing or a related field
  • Or the knowledge and skills associated with an advanced degree;
  • Or a written plan to obtain these qualifications.Experience
    • Minimum of five (5) years progressive leadership experience, demonstrated managerial ability, interpersonal relationships and application of sound administrative principles.Licenses/Certifications
      • Licensed in state of employment
      • Specialty Certification preferred
      • CPR Certification (within 3 months of hire)
      • CPI Certification (within 3 months of hire)Compliance
        • Corporate Compliance (within 2 months of hire)ResponsibilitiesKEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
          • Organize, direct, and administer Nursing Department in order to provide the level of care required by state, federal and other regulatory agencies.
          • Coordinate the development of hospital-wide plans to provide nursing care, treatment, and services.
          • Coordinate the development of hospital-wide programs, policies and procedures that address how the nursing care needs of the patient population are assessed, met, and evaluated.
          • Coordinate the development of an effective, ongoing program to measure, analyze, and improve the quality of nursing care, treatment, and services.
          • Direct the implementation of hospital-wide plans to provide nursing care, treatment, and services.
          • Direct the implementation of hospital-wide programs, policies, and procedures that address how the nursing care needs of the patient population are assessed, met, and evaluated.
          • Direct the implementation of an effective, ongoing program to measure, analyze, and improve the quality of nursing care, treatment, and services.
          • Supervise department managers in the coordination of the employee selection process, work assignments, performance evaluations, and staff development.
          • Recommend and support programs of education and training, including orientation of new employees.
          • Encourage and facilitate the professional advancement of employees by affording opportunity for further education and experience.
          • Direct and oversee the practice of Infection Control and Employee Health.
          • Assume an active leadership with the hospital's governing body, senior leadership, medical staff, management, and clinical directors in the hospital's decision-making structure.
          • Participate in established meetings with senior clinical and managerial leaders.
          • Monitor, oversee, and direct the quality and appropriateness of all documentation to ensure compliance with all Joint Commission and CMS standards applicable to Nursing Department.
          • Provides 24/7 accountability for nursing staffWellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Keywords: Wellpath, New England , Chief Nursing Officer, Executive , Hampstead, Northeast

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