Hill Country Memorial Hospital (HCM) in beautiful Fredericksburg, Texas seeks a dynamic, innovative, and operational executive to serve as its next Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). The CNO will have responsibility for the clinical leadership within this highly respected organization. This executive provides the direction and support required to affect high quality patient outcomes. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the CNO works to guide clinical services in acute care and ambulatory settings with a focus on achieving healthcare excellence.
The CNO will work with the leadership team to conceive and apply innovative solutions to population health within a regional integrated delivery model. This is an opportunity for a nurse leader who thrives in a dynamic and entrepreneurial setting. The charge of leading a high-functioning nursing organization today, while planning for nursing needs tomorrow, is crucial.
The new executive will join a collaborative leadership team, focused on maintaining operational excellence, breaking down silos to promote "system" thinking, while identifying innovations and initiatives that position HCM to be successful in the increasing challenges of healthcare regulations and finances. This is an exciting opportunity to join an organization that truly lives its mission and is committed to an open and highly collaborative working environment.
Candidates best suited for the position will have significant experience leading nursing for progressive hospitals and/or within a complex, integrated environment noted for high quality outcomes. Candidates must be Master's prepared, and DNP is highly desired. The ability to inspire, influence and lead change across inpatient and ambulatory areas is imperative. A demonstrated respect and collaboration with physicians is paramount, as is strong cross-functional communication and a track record of strengthening service lines.