Chief Nursing Officer The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania – Philadelphia, PA WORLD-RENOWNED HEALTHCARE RELIES ON NURSING EXCELLENCE AND LEADERSHIP.
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Position Description: At Penn Medicine, we deliver on the promise of advanced medicine through our outstanding leadership, education, and commitment to stellar patient care. Our reputation as a world-renowned health system is supported by the skills and experience of the Nursing Leadership on whom we rely.
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, consistently rated one of the Nation’s Top Ten Hospitals according to U.S. News & World Report, is seeking its next Chief Nursing Officer to provide effective and coordinated leadership with the Senior Leadership Team, Medical Executive Committee and other clinical leaders to deliver “world class” nursing care and services.
The Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) plays an integral role in defining and executing the Hospitals strategic direction, which includes Magnet redesignation (4.0) and leading the organization in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of quality, safe and effective nursing care with measureable outcomes. The CNO will serve as a senior hospital administrator charged with responsibilities to help develop and implement the hospital’s mission, strategic plans, patient care programs, budgets, resource allocations, operational plans and policies in collaboration with other members of the hospital staff, including leaders from the governing body, management, medical, nursing, and other clinical staffs. As a transformational leader, the CNO will foster constructive partnerships and collaborative relationships within a complex health organization, across Penn Medicine and The University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine and School of Nursing.
Direct reports to the CNO will include Associate Chief Nursing Officers, Clinical Directors, Magnet Program Director, and Manager of Nursing Performance Improvement among others.
The CNO assumes responsibility and oversight for maintaining comparable nursing care standards in all patient care setting including non-direct reporting areas. This includes NP’s assigned to clinical department, and other non-division practice settings, such as Radiology, Cardiology, and Transport Services.
The CNO at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania holds an adjunct Professorship at the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Nursing. The CNO is responsible to continually build the reputation of HUP Nursing as the best in the region and nation.
BSN and MSN
Doctoral degree in nursing or related field.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Meets the requirements for Standing Faculty appointment within the School of Nursing.
Appropriate experience includes eight to ten years of increasing responsibility in clinical nursing and nursing management. Including but not limited to:
Experience in multiple health delivery settings, including community and academic hospitals with line responsibility for inpatient and outpatient nursing.
Experience in administration, management and finance.
Demonstrated understanding of academic nursing and ambulatory care nursing required.
Demonstrated success in clinical nursing research including excellent track record in research-based scholarly publications and presentations.
Evidence of effectiveness in translating research-based interventions into effective clinical practices.
Demonstrated ability to lead multidisciplinary educational and practice initiatives in both academic and practice environments.
Ability to assess clinical, operational and educational needs of patients and nursing staff is critical for success.
Ability to recommend and coordinate improvement opportunities across multiple constituencies is critical.
Additional Information: We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.