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Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) - Admin
Job Title: Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)
Location: Cherry County Hospital and Clinic, Valentine NE

Overview: Cherry County Hospital and Clinic is seeking a dynamic and experienced Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) to provide visionary leadership, strategic direction, and administrative oversight of direct patient care activities within our esteemed healthcare institution. The CNO will play a pivotal role in driving a culture of excellence, fostering team member engagement, ensuring patient safety, enhancing the overall patient experience, and maintaining fiscal responsibility.

Benefits: We offer a competitive wage and benefits package, including:
• Fully paid health insurance, dental, and vision insurance for employees
• Retirement plan
• Long-term disability coverage
• Paid time off
• And more!

• Promote the mission, vision, and values of the organization.
• Strategize and implement process improvements aimed at enhancing clinical services, patient outcomes, and safety.
• Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to develop and implement programs addressing patient care needs.
• Conduct regular analysis of nursing services to enhance quality of care through monthly Quality Assurance initiatives.
• Foster harmonious relationships among nursing personnel, patients, medical staff, and the public.
• Serve as a key member of the senior leadership team, facilitating effective communication and collaboration.
• Actively participate in decision-making processes at the hospital level.
• Cultivate relationships with community organizations to improve patient outcomes and community health.
• Establish mechanisms for nurse involvement in shared governance and decision-making structures.
• Attend trainings and hospital/clinic meetings.
• Ensure confidentiality of patients' records and adherence to Corporate Compliance policies.
• Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Skills and Abilities Required:
• Extensive knowledge of nursing care standards.
• Effective supervision and motivation of large teams.
• Familiarity with the latest nursing procedures and techniques.
• Understanding of performance improvement and quality initiatives.
• Budgeting skills for effective departmental leadership.
• Strong problem-solving and communication skills.
• Ability to work under stress and adapt to change.
• Commitment to equality and dignity in patient care.
• Knowledge of confidentiality laws, including HIPAA.

Minimum Job Requirements:
• Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school.
• Master's degree in nursing or relevant health science field.
• 5+ years of management and supervisory experience, with at least 3 years in a hospital leadership role.
• Current Registered Nurse license without restrictions.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
• Prolonged periods of standing or sitting.
• Ability to move equipment as needed.
• Willingness to work on-call, evenings, weekends, or holidays if required.
• Physical tasks such as standing, bending, and lifting.
• Repetitive use of hands, arms, and eyes.
• Clean and favorable working environment.
• Occasional out-of-town travel may be necessary.

Join us at Cherry County Hospital and Clinic where you can make a significant impact on patient care and lead a dedicated team towards excellence in healthcare delivery.
Apply now to be part of our mission-driven organization!

Additional Information
Position Type : Full Time
Shift : Other

Contact Information
Tamera Medley - Human Resources
Phone: (402) 376-2525

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