Senior Vice President, System Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Nursing Officer Queen’s Medical Center
The Queen’s Health Systems is a nonprofit healthcare system established in 1985 to provide expanded health care capabilities to the people of Hawaii and the Pacific Basin. The Queen’s Medical Center is the first and only hospital in Hawaii with Magnet recognition. We are ranked as one of the best hospitals in the country by Newsweek and named best hospital in Hawaii by U.S. News & World Report. Queen’s is also Hawaii’s first Comprehensive Stroke Center and the state’s only Level 1 Trauma Center.
The role of the Senior Vice President, System Chief Nursing Officer & Chief Nursing Officer, Queen’s Medical Center is to lead the organization in fulfillment of the intent and mission of its founders, Queen Emma and King Kamehameha IV. The Senior Vice President provides leadership based on the values of its founders and is committed to preserving and honoring The Queen’s Health Systems (QHS) and The Queen’s Medical Center’s (QMC) unique heritage. This individual will participate on the CEO’s Executive Vice President Leadership Team and will serve as the Senior Executive overseeing the practice of nursing across all clinical settings, including QMC-Punchbowl, QMC-West, NHCH and Molokai General Hospital as well as the ambulatory outpatient settings.
As a member of the executive team, s/he will be responsible for developing the strategy, direction and culture of the organization consistent with its mission and values; establishing and achieving organizational goals, objectives and initiatives; and, implementing procedures to adequately safeguard the assets of the Medical Center.
In addition, s/he will be directly responsible for developing and implementing business and strategic plans to meet the goals and objectives of the Medical Center and The Queen’s Health Systems (QHS) as it relates to the clinical practice of nursing, Queen’s Magnet designation; Nursing Administration Services; The Nursing Institute; Nursing Education, Training and Consulting Service; Nursing Quality and Patient Safety; Magnet designation, Advanced Practice Nurses and Nursing Risk Management.
This individual is also accountable for effective business and operational management of these areas and delivery of quality patient care. S/he has 24/7 accountability for areas assigned, may be assigned other areas of responsibility and organizational wide initiatives/programs and will responsible to develop the vision for nursing that supports the organization’s mission at the system level and at QMC.
Masters’ degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration or Business is required.
Current Hawaii licensure as a Registered Nurse; or must successfully obtain license to practice nursing in the State of Hawaii as a registered nurse.
Seven (7) to ten (10) years of progressively responsible executive/management experience in nursing administration in an institution comparable in size and complexity to The Queen’s Health Systems.
Experience in a health system effectively organizing and directing system activities.
Must possess a clear understanding of information technology, finance, quality, patience experience and service, and legal and regulatory issues related to the delivery of healthcare.
Prior experience as a Chief Nursing Officer of an acute care facility highly desirable.
Experience to demonstrate leadership role in successfully implementing projects and initiatives that have major impact to an organization.
Demonstrated knowledge of current health care environment, forward-thinking ideas, and ability to motivate others.