Chief Nursing Officer - Cache Valley Hospital - Logan, UT
Posted on: April 23, 2019
The Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) has overall authority for providing
leadership, direction, and administration of direct patient care
activities, nursing practice, and nursing education and development
across the organization. The CNO is responsible for driving,
supporting and modeling a culture focused on employee engagement,
quality, patient safety, fiscal responsibility, and the overall
Operations and Outcomes
--- Strategizes and drives process improvements focused on
innovative care delivery and/or operational models designed to
improve clinical services, outcomes, patient throughput, and
--- Promotes the use and implementation of technology in the
workplace in order to streamline operations, facilitate
communications, and optimize work processes.
--- Collaborates with other disciplines for the implementation of
programs, policies, and procedures that address how patient care
needs of the patient population served are assessed, met, and
--- Ensures patient and family centered care is comprehensive and
coordinated and monitored for effectiveness through the quality
improvement model that leads to systematic improvements over time
resulting in outcomes measures that outperform benchmark statistic
of national database used in patient and nursing sensitive
--- Allocates financial, information, and human capital for
improvement activities, ensuring efficient delivery of cost
effective and efficient services to patients, physicians, and
--- Promotes interdisciplinary collaboration with clear
expectations and direction to all practicing nurses about the
importance of partnerships with patient and families, and with all
disciplines to ensure a comprehensive care plan.
--- Enhances quality outcomes by partnering with leadership (CMO
and/or Chief Of Staff and/or President of Medical Staff) for shared
clinical decision making, but has overall responsibility for all of
--- Serves as a member of the executive leadership team, building
and supporting effective collegial relationships with applicable
internal and external constituents and stakeholders and ensuring
optimal operating effectiveness and strategic positioning.
--- Assumes an active role with the hospital's governing body,
senior leadership, medical staff, management, and other clinical
leaders in the hospital's decision-making structure and
--- Communicates expectations, develops leaders and evolves the
organization to meet current and anticipated needs and strategic
--- Promotes relationships among all types of community
organizations to improve patient outcomes and the health of the
--- Establishes structures, systematic and equitable processes and
expectations that support lifelong professional learning, role
development and career enhancement.
--- Collaborates with directors in hiring, orientation, evaluation,
discipline, and education of all clinical staff.
--- Regularly rounds on key constituents (patients, families,
employees, and physicians) to enhance communication, ensure
alignment, oversee operations, and that the experience is
--- Establishes mechanisms to assure nurses throughout the
organization are involved in shared-governance and decision-making
structures and processes that establish standards of practice and
address issues of concern.
--- Assures the flow of information and decision-making is
bi-directional and horizontal between and among professional nurses
at the bedside, the leadership team, and the CNO.
--- Establishes and enhances a culture of evidence-based decision
-making in clinical and management initiatives.
--- Approves nursing policies, nursing standards of patient care,
treatment and services.
--- Establishes a Professional Practice Model that illustrates
alignment and integration of nursing practice with the mission,
vision, philosophy, and values that nursing has adopted.
--- Ensures the care delivery system is integrated within the
Professional Practice Model and promotes continuous, consistent,
efficient, and accountable patient care.
Supports HCA by:
--- Promoting consistent positive patient interactions that advance
the agenda of unparalleled patient service.
--- Practicing and adhering to the "Code of Conduct" philosophy and
"Mission and Value Statement."
--- Performing other duties as assigned.
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