The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, part of one of the most comprehensive health sciences campuses in the country and the only academic medical center in central Ohio, is at the forefront of medicine, where discovery and innovation in research laboratories make unique, effective therapies available to patients months, even years, before other hospitals. We are seeking an experienced Chief Nurse Officer for the Center of Professional Excellence.
The Chief Nurse Officer (CNO) for the Center of Professional Excellence is responsible for the practice of nursing at the OSU Wexner Medical Center by ensuring consistency across the clinical settings. This includes creating an environment in which collaboration is valued and excellence in clinical care, education, quality, and research is promoted and achieved. The CNO works with nursing, physicians, College of Nursing (CON) and advanced practice professionals to develop and guide clinical services to excellence. As an active member on the nurse executive team, the Chief Nurse for Professional Excellence will provide leadership and strategy for the on-going implementation of evidence-based practice model, serves as the primary resource and leader for all nursing research initiatives, nursing education and quality, professional development and nursing informatics projects across the Medical Center. The CNO will provide oversight of key programs and processes which include, but are not limited to, nurse on-boarding, nurse orientation, residency program, specialty internships, professional governance, Magnet, and nursing research. This includes oversight, support and advocacy for patient safety, nurse engagement, physician collaboration, and service excellence.
For Hire: Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) or Master’s degree in Nursing is required. PhD in health-related field (e.g., health services, public health, nursing, business or health administration) required. Graduate of an advanced practice provider program preferred. Minimum of ten years progressive leadership experience developing nursing education programs based on adult learning principles and leading nursing in research-based practice. Minimum ten years in a leadership role within a complex academic health care organization. Current Ohio RN license.
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.
Internal Number: 455886
About The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
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