Senior Vice President, Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles, California
Type: Full Time
Chief Nursing Officer
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 51533-003
Reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer of Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), the Senior Vice President, Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer (SVP/CNO) is a critical member of CHLA’s high-performing and collaborative executive team. The SVP/CNO oversees and provides strategic direction, planning, and leadership for inpatient, emergency, and surgical nursing, therapeutic, case management, clinical research and education, operations at CHLA, and implements initiatives to develop, enhance and optimize clinical service in the assigned areas. The SVP/CNO participates in the formulation of initiatives to address the developing needs of the community, with priority focus on recruiting, retaining, and optimizing a world-class nursing workforce, responding to the changing trends in healthcare, and advancing the organization’s mission, goals, and vision. The SVP/CNO provides guidance to ensure that assigned areas of responsibilities provide the highest quality, most cost-effective healthcare possible, and that operations are in compliance with the accrediting body’s guidelines as well as federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
Executive nurse leadership experience and national recognition for track record of accomplishments in field of nursing. Chief nursing officer experience preferred; associate chief nursing officer experience will be considered given complexity of current hospital environment.
Experience at a large, complex academic children’s hospital or academic medical center, ideally in a diverse, urban and highly regulated market with high Medicaid-insured population; Magnet experience strongly preferred.
Strong financial acumen. Experience managing a significant budget; successful track record leading cost management initiatives.
Experience leading teams and sponsoring workforce development initiatives, including nurse recruitment, retention and professional development; experience in a “Best Place to Work” a plus, as well as union avoidance strategies.
Experience with process improvement, care redesign and clinical transformation related to clinical quality, patient safety, patient satisfaction and resource allocation
Advanced degree and nurse licensure. Per the Magnet requirement, must hold, at minimum, a master’s degree. If the master’s degree is not in nursing, then either a baccalaureate or doctoral degree must be in nursing. Current or eligible for Registered Nurse California Licensure.
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) is one of the nation’s leading children’s hospitals and home to expert clinicians who provide world-renowned pediatric specialty care with heart and compassion. U.S. News & World Report ranks CHLA among the top 10 children’s hospitals in the country, including #1 in California and #1 on the West Coast. CHLA is also one of very few hospitals to have been redesignated by Magnet four times, with continuous designation since 2008. Newsweek ranks CHLA as the #5 children’s hospital in the world and #3 in the US.