The Synergy Organization is proud to have been retained by Methodist University Hospital (MUH) to conduct the national search for an extraordinary and experienced Vice President/Chief Nursing Officer. Methodist University Hospital is Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare’s 617 bed, flagship, tertiary/quaternary teaching hospital (located in the Memphis Medical District) and is the largest, most comprehensive, and most complex of their six acute care hospitals. MUH brings together nationally recognized leaders who collaborate for excellence and leading innovation in healthcare delivery. With their rich heritage of advancing health and transforming lives, MUH combines their dedication to clinical excellence, community outreach and meeting the needs of the underserved with their faith-based commitment to care.
Founded in 1918, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare (MLH) is an integrated, not-for-profit, faith-based organization based in the heart of Memphis, Tennessee and includes Methodist University Hospital; Methodist North Hospital-246 beds located in northeast Shelby County; Methodist South Hospital-156 beds located in Whitehaven; Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital-319 beds located in East Memphis; Methodist Olive Branch Hospital-100 beds located in North Mississippi; and, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital-255 beds and also located in the Memphis Medical District. MUH is well regarded for serving medically complex patients through “Family Centered Care”. This facility has an extended network of primary care, pediatric, orthopedics and specialist physicians and more than 2,600 associates. MUH also boasts one of the largest Neurosciences programs in the country and has a robotic surgery program along with a large Transplant Institute located in their beautiful, state-of-the-art Shorb Tower. https://www.methodisthealth.org/locations/methodist-university-hospital/ MUH maintains a partnership with several medical schools including the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, who train the next generation of medical professionals and brings cutting-edge research and treatment to their patients. This partnership supports multidisciplinary collaboration among doctors and clinical team members, leading to more advanced medical care for their patients.
This dynamic Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer will report directly to the President of MUH (with a dotted line to the MLH System Chief Nurse Executive) and will serve as a member of the leadership team. This new leader will have the opportunity to promote a positive, safe, collegial, employee, patient, and family-focused culture and to provide leadership to assigned inpatient and outpatient departments within the Division of Nursing Services. The new Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer also will enjoy building a collaborative, proactive environment through developing relationships and role modeling a clear, respectful, and trusting communication style. Working collaboratively with key stakeholders, the new Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer will be challenged to formulate objectives and implement operational plans for the delivery of healthcare services designed to meet Methodist University Hospital’s patient and physician satisfaction, employee engagement, and organizational and financial goals.
The successful candidate will bring their demonstrated exceptional leadership, communication and teambuilding skills, experience in a large academic, teaching hospital and at least 7 years of successful leadership experience. A Master of Nursing or business-related Masters and Bachelor of Science in Nursing is required, along with an active nursing license. Experience in a Magnet organization and involvement in the Magnet process are strongly preferred.
This challenging position offers opportunities for professional growth and advancement, a very competitive compensation package, comprehensive benefits package, relocation assistance, excellent support from the System and all the resources necessary to succeed! For immediate consideration, please email your resume in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com Please include “Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer” in the subject line.
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