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Chief Nursing Officers are in charge of supervising and coordinating nurses in a healthcare unit. Basic work activities of these professionals include budgeting, recruiting staff, assigning tasks, scheduling shifts, implementing safety and disease control policies, ensuring high standards or patient care and developing strategies for improving services. Qualifications like leadership, organizational skills, time management and communication are commonplace on Chief Nursing Officer resumes. Based on our collection of resume samples, employers select candidates who are registered nurses and hold a degree in nursing science.

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Chief Nursing Officer

In charge of restructuring the entire nursing operations. Increase CMI levels from 1.20 to 1.45 by building rapport with physicians, referral sources and attracting more difficult
cases.

  • Improved patient referrals by 15% - built rapport with short term acute care referral facilities and community by educating them about LTACs and service lines.
  • Decreased HAI - no VAPs and CLABSIs for the past 2 years. TPH was recognized by Nevada Hospital Association for having the lowest CLABSI rate in the state.
  • Improved Patient Satisfaction Survey by 15% - Implementing the Ambassador program and rolling out Transforming Patient Experience Initiative.
  • Facilitated physician relations by enabling open communication and collaboration to improve over all clinical and financial operations.
  • Trained and hired 15 CCRN's (critical care certified nurse) to increase staff core competency level.
  • Significantly decreased Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcers. TPH Wound Care was awarded the Bright Spot Award by the Nevada Hospital Association and Health Insight for excellent wound care outcomes.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
MS
Nursing
2

Chief Nursing Officer

A 40-bed for profit hospital within a hospital Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH). Oversee day to day operations with direct reports: Nursing, Respiratory, therapy, Rehab, Infection Control/Employee Health and Pharmacy with 85 FTEs.

  • Reduced staff turnover from 24% to 12% by improving staff/patient ratios
  • Decreased staff anxiety through education of telemetry, critical thinking and ACLS certifications
  • Decreased contract staff from $40 to $15 per day by increasing staff morale and improved staff retention while increasing census
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BSN
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
MBA
Master of Business Administration
3

Vice President, Patient Care Services, Chief Nursing Officer

Managed Nursing, Social Work, Infection Control, Staff Development, Non Invasive Cardiac Services, Cardiac Cath Services, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Diabetic Education, Emergency Department, Operating Rooms, Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Sterile Processing Services, Endoscopy, and Ambulatory Care.

  • Supervised 210 employees; oversaw $9.3 million operational budget and $19.5 million revenue.
  • Completed organizational strategic planning in collaboration with the Board of Trustees and medical staff, including policy development and implementation.
  • Instituted thorough review of organizational structure, resulting in 20% reduction of select positions.
  • Formulated standards of care and position of control system to improve quality of services.
  • Reduced operating room inventory 10% through implementation of case cart system.
  • Planned and opened Ambulatory Care Center, adding 12 exam rooms and doubling endoscopy capacity.
  • Led successful Joint Commission Accreditation survey with score of 96, improving score from low 80s and removing threat of provisional accreditation.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
MS
Nursing
Nursing Practice
4

Chief Nursing Officer

Reported to the COO and responsible for executive leadership for nursing and select ancillary services for 365 bed flagship hospital with the Sisters of Mercy Health System. Oversaw $136 million in operating revenue and 450 FTEs.

  • Exceeded budgeted revenue and productivity targets yielding a positive $1 million in operating margin.
  • Expanded outpatient wound care program yielding 10 fold increase in profitability in one year.
  • Developed nursing department infrastructure from the ground up. Created organizational chart, position descriptions and recruited top talent for these positions in less than six months.
  • Introduced model for leadership accountability through 90-day strategic planning tools.
  • Revised nursing budget and staffing plans to align with Thompson/Reuters 15th percentile performance.
  • Reduced nursing turnover rate from an average of 30% to 15% in six months. After 18 months nursing turnover rate averaged less than 5% and vacancy rate averaged less than 10%, moving St. Edward from the bottom quartile to top quartile staffing performance in national benchmark reports.
  • Led inpatient satisfaction initiatives resulting in Press Ganey ranking increase from the 20th to the 79th percentile.
  • Introduced nursing shared governance model.
  • Participated in implementation of EPIC IT system including physician order entry.
  • Reduced Ventilator Associated Pneumonia rates from highest to lowest in the system.
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BSN
Nursing
Nursing Administration And Education
5

Assistant Chief Nursing Officer

Successively promoted and accepted into the ACNO development program in January 2013, on nominations only, due to potential and previous superior performance. Manages all aspects of the Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) impementation, leading a massive, enterprise-wide effort that includes training, evangelizing the benefits to resistant participants, and monitoring multiple milestone stages to ensure on-time completion. In conjunction with CNO, oversees productivity, recruiting and hiring, training, budget, quality measures, and patient satisfaction. Attends and presents at Medical Executive Committees, including fostering physician relationships. Shapes the scope of nursing practice by serving on the Arizona Board of Nursing's Scope of Practice Committee. Simultaneously serves as Administrative Supervisor as needed.

  • Coordinated "Final Warning" three-day CMS/State of Arizona visit on EMTALA complaints, passing and avoiding fine
  • Created 70% of the Plan of Correction and oversaw remediation of all previously identified EMTALA citations
  • Selected to project manage CPOE implementation including extensive user training and physician coordination
  • Led Meaningful Use Stage 1 project at a LifePoint sister facility in Arizona leading to succesful MU payment from CMS
  • Requested by LifePoint senior leaderhip to support and coach a sister facility with CPOE implementation
  • Recognized by Joint Commission for utilizing Nationwide Best Practices
  • Key contributor to Government Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) project that resulted in zero instances of deep vein thrombosis; LifePoint was selected by US Government as sole private company to participate in project
  • Organized Tri-State Nursing Conference in 2013, overseeing all aspects to generate $20k with $7k in profit
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
MA
Master of Arts
MA
Education
6

Chief Nursing Officer

Utilized management skills to successfully guide the team through a full CMS survey taking the hospital from conditional license to citation free in 3 months.

  • Organized and developed a new team of managers and directors
  • Provided leadership to 9 direct FTE's and indirectly to 320 FTE's
  • Designed and developed a 16 bed PCU to meet physician requests for an intermediate level of care
  • Redesigned and re-implemented a bariatric program
  • Reported directly to the CEO
  • Organized and maintained both quality and financial reporting monthly for corporate review.
  • Lead hospital's new EMR implementation of CPOE Provided structure and guidance executed comprehensive training plan to medical staff for physician and staff training
Candidate Info
48
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Nursing
BS
Nursing
MA
Master of Arts
7

Chief Nursing Officer

Retired as a [company name] (Lt. Colonel) in a 450 bed teaching, Trauma Level 1 Army hospital supervising over 250 personnel with responsibilities in budgeting, plus patient and staff placement, quality improvement, training, consulting managers, and strategic planning and reporting of 18 wards and the OR and the Level 1 Trauma Center. Each ward had a Charge Nurse reporting to me.

  • Instrumental in receiving a perfect score of 100 on JCAHO inspection in Nursing.
  • Saved the hospital over $500,000 in annual nurse agency use. Led a quality team in reducing computer problems, complaints, safety issues, morale and performance in a managed care and Tricare setting through re-engineering committee projects.
  • Clinical Educator for Orientation and classes on Communications, JCAHO, and HR.
  • Responsible for budget outcomes management consulting resulting in savings/cost reduction of over $700,000 ('95-98).
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
MS
Healthcare Administration
8

Chief Nursing Officer

[company name] Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing exceptional healthcare services. The hospital has 380 licensed beds, approximately 2,500 employees and first Oklahoma hospital to achieve Magnet status as well as Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Joint Commission

  • Management and fiscal responsibility for clinical performance and practice throughout [company name] Center.
  • Responsible for some ancillary services such as Acute and Outpatient Physical Medicine, Case Management, Social Services, and Housekeeping.
  • Served as nursing liaison to Board of Trustees and medical staff; actively participated in decision making and establishment of policies, which enabled overall forward progress of the organization.
  • Integrally involved in Inpatient and Outpatient Satisfaction for the organization through the role of Patient Satisfaction Champion.
  • Lead the hospital to be among 10 percent of health care organizations nationwide to have a comprehensive integrated electronic health record.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
MA
Business Administration
9

Chief Nursing Officer

Innovatively develop, implement and evaluate present and future delivery of nursing care and health care operations in integrated system by leveraging human, financial and technological resources while preserving dignity and respect to Native American People. Providing leadership and oversight to 282 FTEs and 12 direct reports in Emergency Department, Emergency Medical Services, Acute Inpatient (CAH) ,Integrated Medical Services. Chronic Dialysis, Department Rehabilitation and Supervision, School Health Service, Public Health Nursing. Case Management, Employee Health, Laboratory, Laboratory Outreach, Medical Imaging, Pharmacy, Community Outreach, Wound and IV Therapy Clinics

  • Member of Executive Leadership Team (ELT) who manages a $ 123 million operational budget and average margin of 5.2% per month.
  • Developed program and implemented Mobile Pediatric Wellness Program as a cog in the School Health Services continuum of care program. Goal: to identify and refer school children over & yrs old, at 95% of BMI and not seen a provider in a year. SHS identified referred 624 children.
  • Provides oversight to $2 million Tobacco Tax Programs and clinical oversight of $12.9 million capital building projects - Medical Imagine Center, Urgent Care, and EMS Station
  • Developed and executed Integrated Medical Services business plan to include wound care, IV therapy, massage therapy, acupuncture and chiropractic services.
  • Transitioned School Health Services from paper charting system to data entry into GRHC electronic health record. Transition included nine schools within 7 districts.
Candidate Info
31
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
MA
Business Administration
MA
Arts
10

Chief Nursing Officer / Vice President

Responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, and managing operations and strategic development for all nursing services in the 200-bed hospital, Heart and Vascular Service Line, Diabetes Services, Respiratory Therapy, Physical and Occupational Therapies, Home Health, and outpatient Oncology Treatment Center.

  • Led the development of Nursing's Vision and associated Nursing Strategic Plan.
  • Developed and successfully executed plan to move patients to a new hospital. Included redefining nursing care delivery model and associated processes.
  • Developed and successfully executed plan to implement new electronic medical record on the day the new hospital was occupied.
  • Enhanced the quality program adding structure and accountability to ensure regulatory compliance with The Joint Commission, CMS, and the Oklahoma State Department of Health was achieved and sustained.
  • Enhanced the professional practice of nursing by developing and implementing a program that recognized and rewarded nurses who obtained advanced degrees &/or national certifications, served as adjunct faculty for nursing schools, participated in nursing research and quality projects, all of which facilitated nursing in obtaining their goals as defined in the Nursing Strategic Plan.
  • Served on corporate nurse leader teams to develop Mercy's Nursing Professional Practice Model
  • Obtained The Joint Commission's Center of Excellence recognition for the hospital's Joint Replacement Program. Obtained exceptional quality outcomes in 6 other areas and applied for additional quality awards and recognition.
  • Decreased vacancy rate by developing and executing plan to decrease turnover and increase number of nursing school partnerships that utilize the hospital as a clinical site. Lead to the successful elimination of agency nursing staff and improved nurse satisfaction.
  • Implemented a nurse leader succession plan.
  • Successfully developed positive partnerships between nursing and physicians through team building and prompt nurse leader follow-up on identified concerns/issues.
  • Successfully operated nursing departments within operations budget.
Candidate Info
59
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
MA
Business Management

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