As a member of the senior management team, this position carries ultimate nursing authority and responsibility for planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating nursing / patient care programs, performance improvement activities, infection control initiative, and hospital-wide planning and regulatory compliance activities
• Provides leadership to nursing and clinical departments to ensure compliance with licensing, NAV Standards, regulatory, and accrediting agencies. • Assures that the practice of nursing is consistent with the State of Texasl, Nurse Practice Act, NAV, and in accordance with governmental; regulatory agencies. • Develops/approves organization-wide patient care programs, policies and procedures that describe how patients’ nursing care needs or patient populations receiving nursing care are assessed, evaluated, and met; involves pertinent individuals/departments; obtains medical staff input/approvals as needed; assures that policies reflect the institution’s policies, medical staff bylaws, and governing board decisions. • Promotes quality patient care. • Collaborates with the governing body, management, medical staff, and clinical staff in planning, promoting, and conducting hospital-wide performance assessment and improvement; reports findings to appropriate hospital, medical, and governing board committees; establishes the nursing plan for performance improvement. • Seeks opportunities to incorporate the ethical dimensions of nursing practice, health policy and organizational behavior in the strategic planning and decision-making processes; acts as an advocate for the patients, nursing/clinical staff, or medical staff as appropriate when faced with ethical questions and assists with mechanism to assure resolution. • Assures that patient care needs in assigned departments are assessed, evaluated and met; utilizes quality reporting, patient satisfaction data, and feedback from medical staff to assess areas for improvement. • Promotes interdisciplinary collaboration in assessing and planning for patient care needs, communicating progress toward goals, and providing for patients’ continuing care needs. • Problem-solves with medical staff and appropriate departments when quality of care issues arise.
Candidate must have 5+ years of progressive Nurse Management experience in a for profit system and a Master's Degree in Nursing, Health Administration, or MBA.
CNO experience mandatory.
Salary DOE plus eligible for bonus. Corporate Relocation Package.
Texas State RN license
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Eligible for Bonus
About Steward Health Care-St Joseph's Medical Center
Nearly a decade ago, we set out to build an entirely different kind of health care company from the ground up—one that unlocks access to affordable, high-quality and economically sustainable care and wellness in ways never before imagined. Today, we are the largest private, physician-led health care network—caring for millions of people across the U.S. and beyond. Our transformative, fully integrated model represents a new beginning for America’s health care system and others around the world.