Job Alert: Chief Nursing Officer

The Company
O’Bleness health system – an independent, community-based health system governed by its current local board of directors and has a management relationship with OhioHealth. The O’Bleness Health System offers convenient access to advanced technology and healthcare services in several locations in southeastern Ohio. At the cornerstone of the system is O’Bleness Memorial Hospital, a private not-for-profit hospital located in Athens, Ohio. The O’Bleness Heath System employs physicians and allied health practitioners in four practices through its affiliate, Athens Medical Associates.

Job Qualifications

  • Candidates must have an MSN; or a BSN and a Master’s degree in a related field. Candidates must hold, or be eligible to apply and obtain, a nursing license in the State of Ohio.
  • Minimum of five years of progressive experience as a CNO of a similar-sized hospital or have served as an assistant director of nursing for a larger hospital or health system in a competitive environment.
  • Should have a strong track record of establishing excellent nursing/physician relationships, promoting nurse recruitment, retention and recognition as well as an unwavering commitment to staff professional development.
  • Should have a strong leadership and communication skills to facilitate process improvement while establishing effective priorities and realizing goals.
  • Should possess a strong work ethic and be able to lead in a dynamic environment.
  • Should have an appropriate sense of urgency to appropriately address situations quickly and decisively.

Job Description

  • Is responsible for planning, coordinating, implementing, and administering all nursing management activities while serving as a key member of the O’Bleness Health System (OHS) executive leadership team.
  • Supports and facilitates an interdisciplinary team approach to the delivery of care which includes creating a collaborative environment while nurturing excellence in clinical care, service and staff development.
  • Ensures the continued advancement of the profession of nursing while developing strong relationships and working collaboratively with physicians, senior team members, and department directors.
  • Responsible for the practice of nursing by ensuring consistency in the standard of practice across the clinical settings
  • Will develop strategies to promote the recruitment, retention and recognition of excellence in nursing, and provide clear communication to all departments, participate and lead performance improvement and quality care initiatives across clinical areas.
  • Promote and support the mission, vision, and values of OHS.

To apply please email or send resume to the following:
Candace Miller
Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer/VP of Quality
55 Hospital Drive
Athens, Ohio 45701

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Source: Marietta Times

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