Norton Healthcare is a not-for-profit, 5-hospital system (1900 total beds) based in Louisville, KY and serves adult and pediatric patients from throughout Greater Louisville, Southern Indiana, the commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond. Norton Healthcare has more than 17,000 employees, over 1,500 employed medical providers and approximately 2,000 total physicians on its medical staff.
The Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer for Norton Medical Group & Norton Cancer Institute serves as the chief nurse executive for Norton Medical Group (NMG) & Norton Cancer Institute (NCI) ensuring the coordination and direction of nursing/patient care in accordance with the Norton Healthcare Strategic Plan and in alignment with the traditions of service excellence for Norton Healthcare. This includes participation in the development of strategies and tactics relative to the professional practice of nursing within the system and collaborating with other system administration to ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations related to the delivery of nursing & patient care services.
The CNO also directs the implementation of nursing policies and procedures & standards including an effective and flexible staffing plan. The incumbent in this role provides leadership and has accountability to the NMG/NCI Chief Administrative Officer for achieving quality of care outcomes, improvement and attainment of patient satisfaction/experience survey results, creating and fostering an engaging environment that attracts and retains staff, and ensuring patient service margins are attained. Additionally, the CNO assists in creating and sustaining a collaborative and collegial environment with the hospital CNOs and system medical staff. The incumbent will demonstrate highly developed communication skills and a well-developed ability to influence others. This position provides clinical leadership to ensure the delivery of quality nursing care, treatment, and services in NMG. This position will engage with the system’s Chief Nursing Officer and other clinical leaders in the system’s decision-making process.
- Master’s degree required; Master’s in nursing preferred.
- Five or more years of progressive leadership experience in nursing.