One of the nation’s leading academic medical centers, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center offers healthcare services in virtually every specialty and subspecialty in medicine. Thousands of patients come to us each month for treatments and services they can’t find anywhere else. Providing access to healthcare information is central to our research, education and patient care mission. At Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, we’re dedicated to improving health in Ohio and across the world through innovation in research, education and patient care.
Over the next 5 years, we will also be opening up several surgery centers here in Central Ohio and surrounding areas. This will add a total of 26 OR and Endoscopy suites to our Ambulatory sites.
We are seeking an experienced Associate Chief Nurse Officer of Surgical Services who has made contributions to surgical and procedural settings.
The Associate Chief Nurse Officer (ACNO) is responsible for the practice of nursing at the OSU Wexner Medical Center by ensuring consistency in the standard of nursing practice across all surgical and procedural settings. The Associate Chief Nurse serves as a triad partner to the Medical Directors of Surgical Services and Hospital Operations Leadership in the provision of leadership to achieve the highest performance of the perioperative and procedural areas, establishing the culture for evidence-based, collaborative clinical care, and outcomes driven patient experiences. The ACNO will work with surgeons, nurses, anesthesia providers and administration to develop team effectiveness and engagement, and set expectations for our patients’ clinical experiences and effective care transitions. The Associate Chief Nurse works with clinical leaders in the surgical specialties to develop and nurture high quality and safe care for our patients, using operational excellence as a framework, and peer review as appropriate. The Associate Chief Nurse ensures the continued advancement of the nursing profession throughout the health system. The Associate Chief Nurse will lead the overall surgical nursing operations which includes oversight, support and advocacy for nursing quality, patient safety, nurse engagement, physician collaboration, and service excellence.
For Hire: Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) or Master’s degree in Nursing required, Master’s is required. Minimum seven years of administrative responsibility within a complex academic health care organization and with progressive experience in surgical services and perioperative nursing leadership roles. Current Ohio RN license required.
On going: Maintain current Ohio license. Meet mandatory educational and health requirements. Demonstrate competence in essential job functions. Maintain and seek knowledge related to evidence based practice, patient care issues, quality improvement, financial management, current policies, procedures, and protocols.
If you or if you know a colleague who would be interested, please contact Beth Lamatrice-Bell at Elizabeth.Lamatrice-Bell@osumc.edu
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Internal Number: 455920
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