The CNO will lead the development and implementation of clinical nursing practice model that reflects and drives best practices in health environments and creates an environment to facilitate team actions that produce results. Implements shared decision making councils to lead nursing standardization for evidenced based clinical practice, policies and quality care. The CNO will work closely with Medical Affairs as well as with other inter professional teams. The role will establish strong relationships with nursing leaders and educators from across the system ensure ongoing advancement of professional nursing practices and continuous (ongoing) improvement in clinical outcomes throughout the organization. In addition, this role will partner with Patient Care leaders from across Fairview to enable consistent practices, standards, evaluation and adherence to common standards of competency of nursing care across Fairview’s health care systems and medical centers. Assures adherence to CMS, Joint Commission, and other regulatory bodies affecting clinical practice and quality metrics.
This role provides leadership and ensures progress on clinical excellence and care delivery improvement initiatives. Participates and collaborates with an inter-professional team of leaders. As part of the senior leadership team, provides nursing and operational leadership in human resource management, quality assurance and improvement, operations performance, team development, planning, budgeting and system performance. Partners with medical staff on development and integration of high quality medical services within the health care system and the broader Fairview integrated care delivery system. Uses position of prominence to increase the level of awareness and commitment toward clinical process and quality improvement within region and throughout the Fairview system. Provides leadership for system initiatives and acts as a liaison to other System Committees, i.e. credentialing, etc. This role must promote our system by maintaining patients in our system based on excellence of services.
Master’s Degree required. If Master’s Degree is not in Nursing, the individual must also have a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing.
Seven to ten years of healthcare leadership.
MN Nursing License
Doctorate of Nursing Practice PhD or DNP
10 + years of health care leadership
Nurse Executive Advanced Certification (NEA-BC)
Demonstrated results in operational duties, ability to manage complex relationships, PC skills, word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail and power point.