Maine Medical Center (MMC) is a 637-bed flagship teaching hospital, based in stunning Portland, Maine. MMC is part of the MaineHealth organization, the largest employer in Northern New England, offering eight local hospital systems and revenues totaling $2.57 billion.
The Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) is a member of the senior management team and is responsible for providing high-quality and cost-effective patient care with other members of the senior management team and leads the organizational vision and plan for ensuring quality and safe patient- and family-centered care. This leader is accountable for ensuring there are adequate resources of competent nurses to meet patient care needs and for establishing a highly functioning professional practice environment for nurses and other members of the health care team. The CNO develops effective working relationships with the nursing staff, medical staff, organizational leaders and other members of the health care team and support departments. As a member of the senior management team, the CNO represents the organization as a community leader in both assessing and responding to community needs.
The Ideal Candidate
A Master’s degree or higher and either the Bachelor’s or Masters must be in Nursing or a related field. Doctorate prepared would be appreciated.
Registered Nurse with a license to practice in Maine or need to quickly obtain it will be required.
Extensive clinical nursing and management experience gained through increasingly responsible related management positions which include serving key leadership roles. Ideal experience would be as a CNO or ACNO within an academic medical center or complex teaching hospital. Preference for experience within a large, sophisticated integrated delivery system, preferably multi-institutional.
Comprehensive knowledge of nursing practice and administration and health care policy and administration required.
Experience in a Magnet facility and involvement in the Magnet process is preferred.
Extensive healthcare management experience where leadership, operations, finance and clinical expertise has been demonstrated.
Excellent leadership and management skills.
Demonstrates high integrity and holds self and others accountable to high ethical standards.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Evidence of flexibility and ability to adapt and respond to a variety of situations by accepting change in the organization.
Maine Medical Center (MMC) is a complete health care resource for the people of greater Portland, the entire state of Maine, and northern New England. Incorporated in 1868, MMC is the state’s largest medical center, licensed for 637 beds and employing more than 8,200 people. It includes the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital, a Level 1 Trauma Center, Level 4 NICU and is the 2017 First Practice Site for Sigma Theta Tau International. Maine Medical Center’s unique role as both a community hospital and a referral center requires an unparalleled depth and breadth of services, including the state’s only allopathic medical school program, through a partnership with Tufts University School of Medicine, and a world-class biomedical research center, the Maine Medical Center Research Institute. 2017 Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing. MMC is among about 2 percent of US hospitals to achieve Magnet designation three times.
Maine Medical Center and MaineHealth are based in Portland, Maine. Portland is one of the nation’s top small port cities and is situated on the Atlantic Ocean on Maine’s south coast region. Unspoiled landscape, beautiful vistas, outdoor activities, and exceptional shopping and restaurants make this a destination point for many. Portland is the state’s largest city and center of commerce. With a metro area population of 230,000, the city is serviced by a national airport and Amtrak. It is approximately 90 minutes from Boston.
With excellent private and public education schools in the area and affordable housing options, Portland is an ideal location for raising a family. The city boasts a strong economy, a multitude of museums, theaters, symphony, and other musical performances, cultural attractions, and nationally acclaimed restaurants. Portland has been recognized nationally for being an attractive travel destination and has earned numerous accolades, including being named “Restaurant City of the Year” by Bon Appetite in 2018.
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