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VP Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) - UNC Rex Healthcare

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Job ID: 22166
Location: Raleigh, NC
Facility/Division: UNC REX Healthcare
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Oversees and manages all aspects of the nursing operations at UNC Rex Health Care.


1. Provides leadership and direction in the development of Patient Care Services goals, objectives, and a plan for provision of care, which ensures continuous and timely availability of nursing services to patients and integrates and supports the goals and objectives of Rex Healthcare. Participates in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating corporate goals, which reflect the mission, vision, and strategic plan of Rex Healthcare. Ensures provision of safe patient care by maintaining adequate numbers of competent staff.
2. Directs the development of policies and procedures regarding nursing standards of care and standards of nursing practice consistent with current nursing research and nationally recognized professional standards throughout the organization. Coordinates development, implementation and evaluation of programs, policies, procedures and systems in conjunction with department heads, especially those which address how patient needs are assessed, planned, provided, and evaluated.
3. Provides direction for the delivery of efficient, economic, quality patient care consistent with current nursing research findings based on established national, professional and organizational standards. Implements an effective program for the ongoing evaluation of patient care outcomes and integration of nursing and patient care performance improvement to include measurement, assessment, and improvement.
4. Collaborates with the organizational governing boards, clinical and managerial leaders, and medical staff in developing, implementing, reviewing, revising, and monitoring organization-wide performance improvement activities. Provides direction for integrating Patient Care Services over the continuum of care. Promotes multi-disciplinary collaboration in the provision of patient care.
5. Promotes effective open communications and cooperative working relationships with Rex Medical Staff and with all levels of staff within the Rex Healthcare organization. Fosters an environment, which promotes professional growth and staff development through effective leadership and role modeling.
6. Develops and administers budgets within the Patient Care Service; monitors budget to ensure compliance making adjustments as indicated.
7. Maintains knowledge of contemporary trends in healthcare, in the provision of patient care and in hospital administration through professional affiliations and continuing education. Advises President of problems identified related to departmental/hospital operations; submits recommendations for policy/procedures/system revisions which provide for problem resolution through more efficient, safe operations. Participates in Executive Staff and other meetings and on hospital committees as appropriate. Represents Rex Healthcare with active participation in professional and community organizations. Adheres to the American Nurses Association Code of Ethics. Participates in performance improvement and quality improvement activities. Recognizes, supports, and utilizes evidence based nursing practices.

Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Requires Bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree strongly preferred.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● Requires 10-12 years of progressively responsible experience.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
● Solves complex problems that may have a long-term impact on the business function/line of business. Develops innovative ideas and solutions with significance to the organization’s future. Identifies problem areas and skill gaps proactively and addresses them appropriately. Excellent project management and change management skills for designing and implementing Entity, Triangle, or System initiatives in a complex environment.

Search Partnership with Kirby Bates Associates. To express interest in this position please send CV and letter of interest to: 

Wendy Siegel 

Senior Executive Recruiter 

[email protected]

Peggy Loughery 

 Senior Vice President Search Services

[email protected]

Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: UNC REX Healthcare

Organization Unit: Rex VP Patient Care Svcs 

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Raleigh

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes

This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.
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