Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) at UP Health System - Marquette

Health Support Center

2021-01-05 06:49:43

Job location Marquette, Michigan, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Executive Positions

Job description

LifePoint Health- Health Support Center

UP Health System - Marquette has an opening for the role of ChiefNursing Officer.

UP Health System provides comprehensive healthcare for the UpperPeninsula of Michigan through its three hospitals and a number of physicianpractices. UP Health System - Marquette, part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, isthe flagship hospital of the UP Health System. It provides a full range ofinpatient and outpatient services to residents from across the UP through its307-bed specialty care hospital and numerous physician practices. It is afederally-designated regional referral center for the UP and a Level II traumacenter.

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Has ultimate administrative responsibility for nursing standardsand practice regardless of the practice area or reporting relationship of thenurse. Directs hospital nursing activities within context of hospitalpolicies and procedures:

Ensures continuous and timely nursing services to patients.

Ensures nursing standards, practices, policies and procedures, inaccordance with all applicable laws, regulatory and accreditation requirementsare consistent with current research findings and national professionalstandards.

Directs nursing service Performance Improvement activities.

Actively participates in hospital leadership functions.

Collaborates with hospital leaders to design and provide patientcare and services, including availability of sufficient, qualified nursingstaff.

Develops, presents and manages budget for nursing services.


Develops and implements overall nursing plan consistent with hospitalpolicies and objectives, to provide continuous nursing care and services.

Develops, implements and interprets nursing and patient carepolicies, objectives and standards for measurement and maintenance of qualitynursing care.

Develops, implements and administers nursing services budget andexpense control system.

Prepares master nursing services staffing plan.

Organizes, directs and supervises daily nursing service to assureadequate hospital coverage and quality care.

Recruits, interviews, evaluates and hires qualified personnel tomeet patient's needs.

Participates in the development, implementation and maintenance ofthe hospital quality assurance and improvement program through evaluation ofservices rendered, quality improvement, audit of medical records, patientvisits and counsel with hospital staff.

Maintains communications with medical and administrative staffthrough participation in regularly scheduled staff meeting and involvement onhospital medical services committees.

Evaluates long and short-range equipment and supply requirementsfor nursing care by forecasting service levels and quantity of materials onhand.

Directs, plans and implements orientation and educational programsto promote staff training and development.

Recommends and participates in development of new patient careprograms for expansion of nursing care services.

Represents hospital in health care programs andprofessional organizations of associates to serve in a public relations capacityand to stimulate professional growth.

Job Requirements:

Education: Master's Degree Required (MSN orMHA).

Experience: Minimum of 3-5 years of CNO experience in aninvestor-owned healthcare organization. Prior experience in Joint Commissionpreparation and survey process.

Certifications: Licensed Registered Nurse with knowledge of nursingprinciples, theories and practice standards with verbal interpersonal andquantitative skills acquired through completion of at least a Bachelor's degreein Nursing.

TravelRequirements: None


Thephysical demands described here are representative of those that must be met byan employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilitiesto perform the essential functions.

Requiresprolonged sitting and some bending, stooping, and stretching. Requires eye-handcoordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard,photocopier, telephone, calculator, and other office equipment. Requires normalrange of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriatereports. Requires lifting papers or boxes up to 50 pounds occasionally. Work isperformed in an office environment and involves frequent contact with staff andthe public.

LifePointHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer

EOEMinorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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LifePoint Health is committed to being a place whereemployees want to work and takes seriously our responsibility to comply withall regulatory and legal guidelines throughout the recruitment and hiringprocess. The recruiting process with LifePoint Health will always includeemails to job candidates from an address ending in "", as wellas at least one phone interview and/or in-person interview prior to hiring.

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