As a critical member of the executive leadership team, the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) reports directly to the President of Overlook Medical Center. The CNO, Overlook Medical Center will be responsible and accountable for the overall delivery and management of nursing professional practice, education, professional development, research, administration, and clinical services. The CNO will be a visionary leader, guiding the execution of the strategic plan to achieve the organizational mission and vision. The CNO's vision will support the existing high standards and goals for nursing practice while he/she will work closely with the Overlook Medical Center, senior leadership, physician leaders, as well as leaders across the Atlantic Health System ensuring and enhancing AHS as a clinical practice environment that is patient centered, with unsurpassed clinical quality and patient safety.
Director, Nursing Administration
Director, Surgical Services
Director, Women and Children's Health
Director, Outpatient Services
Director of Emergency Services/I/P Behavioral Health
Ensures the organizational values, goals, and objectives are transformed into daily operations resulting in an excellent quality, efficient, effective, caring, and respectful environment.
Provides leadership for the practice of nursing and is accountable for nursing practice, quality, education/professional development, and research throughout the hospital.
Provides leadership to define the scope of nursing practice and establishes structures, role accountability and systems to ensure clinical competence of all nursing personnel aligning with AHS nursing.
Recommend and is responsible for annual operating and capital budgets for nursing and ensures prudent management of Overlook Medical Center's resources.
Creates a healthy work environment that is safe, respectful, and collaborative
Builds credibility trust and partners with physicians as a champion for patient care, quality, service, and nursing professionalism.
Collaborates with the Chief Medical Officer, Officers of OMC medical staff, and System VP of Quality and Safety to improve quality, patient safety and service efforts.
Fosters a multidisciplinary approach to quality improvement with a focus on coordination of services and improving patient outcomes
Develops effective working relationships with key stakeholders and system leaders.
Manages organizational relationships in a way that builds and maintains a climate of trust and inspires commitment from others to achieve organization goals.
Partner with HR team in the development of strategies to promote the recruitment, retention, workforce management, and recognition of excellence in nursing.
Promotes professional nursing practice and assures that standards of care are developed, implemented, and evaluated.
Assures standards of patient care and standards of nursing practice are consistent with current research and professional standards.
Provides consultation and collaboration with nurses, physicians, and leaders in establishing policies for patient care
Drives continuous quality improvement, standards of care, discovery, and innovation through research and use of best, evidence-based practices.
Involvement in OMC Foundation efforts. Act as a resource.
Acts as a resource to nurses, and other disciplines.
Serves as an advocate for Community resource to services offered at OMC.
Extensive executive-level experience within high-performing organizations.
A clinical operations-oriented leader with strong financial acumen.
A track record of success improving performance, patient flow and collaboration with service lines.
Proven ability to lead in a complex matrixed healthcare organization in an acute care setting.
Demonstrated experience in successfully advocating and representing nursing at the senior administration level.
A track record of effectively partnering and communicating with physicians; one who enjoys collaborating with physicians and is viewed as a champion for patient quality and clinical excellence.
Proven hands-on success in leading challenging projects to successful completion. Demonstrated ability to hold teams accountable, work collaboratively and effectively with a wide variety of professionals to achieve strong bottom-line profitability of the organization.
A track record of success working in an environment that values independent thinking, collaboration, transparency, mutual respect, and a shared passion for excellence and innovation.
One who is patient-oriented and has passion and empathy.
A history of developing and mentoring strong, cohesive leadership teams that drive excellence.
A track record of success in creating a working environment in which morale is high, and team members feel valued and find joy and meaning in their work.
Knowledge of Lean principals and safety HRO principals.
A proven track record of being able to improve patient experience and team member engagement.
A proven track of coaching and mentoring aspiring nurse leaders.
Provides leadership to the nursing profession at regional, state, and national level
Master's degree required. If this degree is not in nursing, the officer must have a bachelors's in nursing (BSN) Advanced Certification in Nursing Administration recommended.
An advanced level of knowledge acquired through completion of formal and continuing education in Nursing, health policy, regulatory compliance, process redesign and management are essential
Extensive clinical nursing and management experience with a minimum of 3-5 years in senior nursing leadership roles.
Nursing leadership experience in a hospital is required preferably in a healthcare system.
Knowledge and experience in Magnet principles as well as prior experience in a Magnet facility is preferred.
Knowledge of nursing staffing methods, retention, recruitment, and finance. Proven strategic-thinking, problem-solving and analytical skills.
At Atlantic Health System, our promise to our communities is that anyone who enters anyone of our facilities, receive the highest quality care delivered at the right time, at the right place, and at the right cost. That commitment is also echoed in the respect, development and opportunities we give to our more than 18,000 team members. Headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey, we are one of the leading non-profit health care systems in the state, and committed to creating a Trusted Network of Caring®. Our facilities and sites of care include:
Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJ
Overlook Medical Center, Summit NJ
Newton Medical Center, Newton, NJ
Chilton Medical Center, Pompton Plains, NJ
Hackettstown Medical Center, Hackettstown, NJ
Goryeb Children's Hospital, Morriston NJ
Atlantic Home Care and Hospice
We also have more than 900 community-based healthcare providers affiliated through Atlantic Medical Group. We are part of Atlantic Accountable Care Organization, one of the largest ACOs in the nation, and are a member of AllSpire Health Partners. We receiver awards and recognitions for what we provide to our patients, team members and communities. Below are just a few of our accolades:
100 Best Companies to Work For ® and FORTUNE® magazine (13 years in a row)
Best Places to Work in Healthcare - Modern Healthcare
150 Top Places to work in Healthcare - Becker's Healthcare
100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know - Becker's Hospital Review
Best Employers for Workers over 50 - AARP
Gold-Level 'Well Workplace': Wellness Council of America (WELCOA)
CEO Cancer Gold Standard ™
One of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials' Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE® magazine
One of the 20 Best Workplaces in Health Care: Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE® magazine
Security 500: Security Magazine
Official Health Care Partner of the New York Jets
NJ Sustainable Business
Named one of America's 50 Best Hospitals in 2021 by Healthgrades, a 2021 World's Best Hospital by Newsweek and recognized as a Best Regional Hospital in the NY Metro area by U.S. News & World Report for the eleventh consecutive year. Our Atlantic Neuroscience Institute is the region's leader in neuroscience care. A hub for the New Jersey Stroke Network, we offer a broad range of advanced neurological, neurosurgical and neurodiagnostic services. We are also certified as a Level IV Epilepsy Center and home to the Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center, where more brain tumor surgeries are performed than anywhere else in New Jersey. Our CyberKnife® program is the largest and most experienced in the state. We also have a satellite emergency department in Union, NJ, which treats about 40,000 emergency cases each year. Committed to providing exceptional care, Overlook Medical Center has achieved the prestigious Magnet® recognition. This designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center is the highest national honor for nursing excellence. What's more, Overlook Medical Center has advanced certification from The Joint Commission for perinatal care and is designated an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center. Additional Joint Commission-certified services include behavioral health care, spine surgery, wound care, and primary care medical home (PCMH).
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