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VP Patient Care / CNO Central Texas Medical Center in San Marcos, TX at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/30/2019

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  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Executives

Job Description

If you want to be a part of a place that provides nothing less than extraordinary compassionate care, then Adventist Health System is the place for you!
As a faith-based organization, it is the intention of Adventist Health System to identify and employ Executive leaders who are professionally competent and who provide leadership that is consistent with our mission. It is required that the candidate serve the mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ and demonstrate proficiency in the AHS executive leadership competencies.
The CNO provides the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure effective and efficient systems, processes, and people are in place that allow the organization to fulfill its mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. The CNO, in collaboration with other executive team members, develops and leads the short and long term strategic direction of the organization for nursing. Responsibilities include continuous improvement of nursing services and nurse development to meet the needs and expectations of those served by the hospital. Drives, supports and models a service-oriented culture, focused on employee engagement, quality, patient safety, service excellence, fiscal responsibility, and the overall patient experience. Builds and supports effective collegial relationships with applicable internal and external constituents and stakeholders.
Principle Duties and Job Responsibilities:
  • Participates in key decisions regarding organizational strategies and direction. In collaboration with other executive team members, develops and executes strategies and plans for the organization to achieve performance and growth expected.
  • Formulates and implements strategies and operational plans to improve performance in quality, safety, patient experience, physician partnerships, financial sustainability, and the design of the health care systems of the future.
  • Participates with the governing body, management, medical staff and clinical leaders in the hospital’s decision-making structure and processes.
  • Has accountability, authority and responsibility for nursing service.
  • Accountable for implementing an effective, ongoing program to measure, assess, and improve the quality of nursing care, treatment, and services delivered to patients.
  • Sets comprehensive goals for performance and growth.
  • Utilizes and maximizes effective systems for resource management in nursing, including patient acuity and staffing application.
  • Accountable for the development of the budget for patient care services.
  • Communicates organizational objectives, strategies and plans to leaders and staff.
  • Motivates and leads a high performing, diverse leadership team; attracts recruits and retains directors in assigned areas; provides coaching and professional development opportunities and serves as a resource.
  • Leads a multidisciplinary work force that provides clinically competent, efficient and compassionate care and services in a professionally challenging work environment.
  • Develops and implements a succession plan for nursing leadership.
  • Generates and encourages innovation and creative solutions to solve complex clinical issues.
  • Creates an effective working environment where team-building is emphasized.
  • Strategically and creatively develops programs with colleges and universities to increase available clinical workforce.
  • Accountable to represent the professional discipline of nursing and act as their spokesperson.
Education, Experience, and Licensure Required:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) required; Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) or relevant field preferred
  • Ten (10) years’ experience in nursing with five (5) years in leadership roles in comparable healthcare setting
  • Current Texas license as a registered professional nurse or licensure from another state with verification of application and eligibility for Texas licensure endorsement
  • Competence in nursing with skills/training/experience in Health Care/Nursing management
  • National certification in Nursing Administration (preferred)
  • Leadership skills including communication, team-building, and prioritizing
  • Effective verbal, oral and written communication skills
  • Able to read, write and speak English
  • Able to work independently, show initiative, act proactively to address issues or concerns, and meet timelines
  • Financial skills including budgeting, analyzing, and planning
  • Excellent knowledge of health care delivery system, nursing theory and practice, and legal regulations 
  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel and Word)
Employees are hired to help Adventist Health System extend the healing ministry of Christ. They are expected to exhibit a continuous behavior of professionalism, which includes but is not limited to, treating customers and co-workers with respect and dignity, aligning behavior with customer service principles, maintaining customer and patient confidentiality, abiding by employee guidelines for professional behavior, appearance, and communication, exhibiting teamwork behaviors, being effective in conflict resolution, helping others to understand issues and accept changes, demonstrating high standards of work performance and flexibility, maintaining positive interdepartmental relationships, keeping a positive attitude, and adhering to the policies and procedures of the organization.
Our Values:
  • Quality & Service Excellence
  • Community Well-being
  • High Ethical Standards
  • Stewardship
  • Inclusiveness
If this position sounds like a great match for your skills set and experience, please apply online now!
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.


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