Chief Nurse Executive (CNE) - Sutter Coast Hospital (SCH)
Crescent City, CA 95531
Date Acquired : 9/10/2019 8:46:17 AM
Date Updated : 11/2/2019 7:07:34 PM
The Chief Nursing Executive (CNE) serves as the
primary resource in assuring the delivery of high quality, cost effective
nursing care to patient populations at Sutter Coast Hospital (SCH). The CNE
reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The CNE also reports
indirectly to the Sutter Health System Chief Nurse Officer and works closely
with the Chief Medical Executive (CME).
This position has overall accountability for providing leadership,
direction, and administration of day-to-day operations associated with direct
patient care activities and clinical education and development, including
continuous improvement of nursing services and staff to meet the needs and
expectations of those served by SCH, while maintaining a high level of
visibility and engagement at the facility, operating unit and system levels.
Ensures the realization of quality and economical health care services within
established facility and system guidelines and philosophies. This position is
responsible for driving, supporting and modeling a service-oriented culture
focused on employee engagement, quality and patient safety, service excellence,
operational efficiency and affordability, and the overall patient experience.
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
In performing the duties of this position, each CNE works closely with
the medical staff in developing the highest possible quality of patient care;
determines/approves policy, procedure and protocol content. The incumbent is frequently involved with
physicians in problem-solving concerning patient care and professional services
and is also a key participant in developing and driving strategic clinical and
business decisions within the organization.
Because of the matrix design of this position, the incumbent must be
able to effectively bring about positive working relationships from departments
that do not report directly to this position.
Has the authority to discipline and approve all staffing decisions
BSN required; MSN, MHA, or MBA or degree in
higher education in an applicable area required; Graduate of accredited school of nursing, current CA RN license
+ Experienceas a Chief Nursing Executive or Chief Nursing Officer preferred.
+ Extensivenursing experience as Nursing Director over multiple departments with areas ofresponsibility in nursing and other than nursing in an acute care hospital withdemonstrated increasing level of responsibility in management (minimum of 4years required).
+ Musthave experience with medical staff liaison, group leadership and organizationalservices and financial planning and budget management.
+ Successfulcompletion of new program/business development and contract negotiation isdesirable.
+ Successfulcompletion of leadership development programs, such as Sutter Health LeadershipAcademy, preferred.
+ Mustbe knowledgeable about health care and labor laws, regulations, accreditationrequirements and clinical standards of practice.
+ Mustbe familiar with various methods of care delivery, productivity, management,leadership and quality improvement concepts.
+ Mustbe familiar with all areas of professional clinical practice including thepractice of medicine.
+ Iscognizant of the principles of adult learning.
+ Abilityto plan, lead, organize, and execute in areas of responsibility in order toachieve desired outcomes/results.
+ Excellent interpersonal skills as well as strong verbal and writtencommunication skills, especially in areas of negotiations and conflictresolution.
+ Musthave analytical problem solving skills as well as the ability to coordinate andcommunicate effectively with diverse others including colleagues, managers, andmedical staff and be able to teach and develop others.
+ Mustbe able to prioritize, make decisions and set clear expectations for others andexecute decisions in a timely manner.
+ Experiencewith Lean methodologies, including Daily Engagement System, Value StreamMapping, Process Improvement, Planning and Executive Kaizen events.
+ Must be self-directed, forward thinking and innovative.
**Organization:** Sutter Health System Office
**Employee Status:** Regular
**Employee Referral Bonus:** No
**Position Status:** Exempt
**Job Shift:** Day
**Shift Hours:** 8 Hour Shift
**Days of the Week Scheduled:** Monday-Friday
**Weekend Requirements:** Other
**Schedule:** Full Time
**Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:** 80
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.