CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 14 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities, more than 150 employed physician practice locations and more than 12,000 employees in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa.
In fiscal 2018, CHI Health invested more than $179.3 million back into our communities. The majority of those dollars went to caring for the poor and underserved.
CHI Health is part of CommonSpirit Health, a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated to advancing health for all people. It was created in February 2019 through the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health. CommonSpirit Health is committed to creating healthier communities, delivering exceptional patient care, and ensuring every person has access to quality health care. With its national office in Chicago and a team of approximately 150,000 employees and 25,000 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, CommonSpirit Health operates 142 hospitals and more than 700 care sites across 21 states. In FY 2018, Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health had combined revenues of $29.2 billion and provided $4.2 billion in charity care, community benefit, and unreimbursed government programs.
Contributes to the fulfillment of the CHI Health mission and vision by planning, organizing, implementing and directing resources in assigned operational areas. Serves as a role model for ethical management behavior and promotes and awareness and understanding of positive ethical and moral principles consistent with the Mission, Vision, and Values of CHI Health.
Essential Key Job Responsibilities
Works collaboratively to develop plans, goals, and implementation strategies in support of the CHI Health Mission, Vision, and business objectives.
Provides support, interacts, and serves as a clinical resource to patient care staff. Maintains clinical competency. Functions as a resource for policy and procedure interpretation. Utilizes age appropriate patient care interventions.
Identifies safety concerns and responds to decrease risk to patient, family members, staff, and organization. Follows approved procedure for notification of appropriate departments and individuals involving risk management issues. Assumes administrative responsibilities as defined by policy in the absence of Administration.
Provides oversight and leadership of assigned nursing professional development staff throughout CHI Health. Works collaboratively with service lines, leadership, and educator resources across the division to support objectives, goals, and strategies.
Assures appropriate level of understanding, awareness and compliance with all applicable Joint Commission, Federal, State and Local agency laws, regulations, guidelines and professional standards. Assumes responsibility for personal and professional growth through participation in meetings, inservice programs, continuing education programs, and fulfills yearly requirements as stated by policy. Participates in achieving nursing division goals and supports shared governance structure.
Assumes responsibility for such duties and projects as may be assigned by the Division Director.
Complies with internal and external regulations, policies and procedures.
Must have ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse and multi-cultural environment. Acknowledges the value of multicultural traditions and demonstrates this when caring for clients.
Contributes to planning for use of physical, human, and capital budget fiscal resources
Completes annual and six-month performance review assessments within proper scope of judgment and accountability. Note: if the manager does not possess the same background licensure as their clinical staff members, they must have peer reviews completed for staff members to ensure clinical competence is met and validated.
Effective January 1, 2019 Master’s degree is required. Bachelors or Master degree must be in nursing.
Required Licensure and Certifications
Active RN licensure in the state of Nebraska, Iowa, or nurse licensure compact.
BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Heart Association: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must possess strong clinical nursing skills to include: critical thinking, time management, stress management, strong patient assessment skills, working knowledge of patient equipment/devices. Utilizes nursing process and problem solving skills. Demonstrates knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and professional standards; strong project management skills; excellent communication skills; good strategic planning skills; strong change management skills; must demonstrate personal traits of a high level of motivation, team orientation, professionalism, trust, and place a high value on treating others with dignity and respect.
Minimum of three (3) years of progressive experience in nursing. Leadership experience strongly preferred.
CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at CHIhealth.com.