Chief Nursing Officer - Baylor Scott & White Surgical Hospital at Las Colinas, TX
Posted on: June 25, 2022
The CNO is responsible for management of all nursing service
departments and other clinical departments of the hospital. The CNO
is responsible for the quality of patient care and ensures that
sufficient and properly prepared personnel carry out these
This position is responsible for all departmental functions in
support of the hospital mission, vision, and facility goals for
Baylor Scott & White Surgical Hospital at Las Colinas.
The CNO identifies the cost-effective systems needed to support the
business of the department taking into account business trends,
resource availability and changes in customers. This position
establishes effective working relationships with all constituencies
including patients, physicians, employees, volunteers and vendors.
The CNO identifies and remedies through continuous customer
satisfaction data and employee involvement. The CNO works with
other Senior Management in meeting Facility goals. Develops,
directs the implementation, and ensures compliance of Standards of
Practice that promote optimum health care delivery.
Position Competencies and Responsibilities
Develops hospital plan for the provision of nursing care that is
designed to support improvement in nursing practice and is based on
both the needs of the patient to be served and the hospital
Reviews work schedules, assignments, patient classification, and
supervisor's reports to assess daily the appropriate number and
level of personnel needed to provide quality care. Recommends and
carries out changes in personnel and assignments accordingly.
Acts as administrative resource to clinical directors/Coordinators
in areas including (but not limited to:
Development and updating of policies, procedures and job
Budget preparation for clinical departments
Personnel functions, evaluations, and grievances.
Improvement of Clinical Services Performance.
Will develop and/or assist with the development of hospital wide
patient care programs, policies amid procedures that describe how
the needs of patients or patient populations are assessed,
evaluated and met.
Develops staffing plan for all nursing units and Nursing service
lines of authority and support staff.
Attends and participates in Medical Staff and Medical Executive
Committees, and hospital Board meetings in planning promoting and
conducting organizational performance - improvement activities
Actively participates with the governing body, management team,
medical staff, and clinical areas in developing, implementing and
evaluating the hospital's strategic plan, budgets, resource
allocation and operation /plan and policies.
Meet regularly with Administrative team to discuss objectives,
staffing needs, management problems.
Implements the finding and informed and up-to-date in all aspects
of nursing care and management through literature, workshops,
seminars, courses and conferences with other Chief Nursing
Implements an effective ongoing evaluation process for patient care
to ensure continuous improvement as part of the hospital-wide
Performance Improvement process.
Evaluates and ensures that nursing process is carried out in a
continuous manner on all patients.
Ensures the continuous and timely availability of nursing services
Ensures that nursing standards of patient care and standards of
nursing practice are consistent with current nursing research
findings and nationally recognized professional standards.
Implements the findings of current research from nursing and other
literature into the policies and procedures governing the provision
of nursing care.
Ensures that nursing service staff carry out applicable processes
in the patient care and organization-wide functions described in
Assigns responsibility to individuals or groups of nursing staff
members to act on improving the nursing service's performance.
Actively participates in the hospital's leadership functions.
Collaborates with other hospital leaders in designing and providing
patient care and services.
Participates with hospital leaders in providing for a sufficient
number of appropriate qualified nursing staff members to care for
- Develops, presents, and manages the nursing services' portion
of the hospital's budget.
- Academic degree in nursing, Bachelor's required
Master's Degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration or Business
Active and current Texas Registered Nurse license
Specific Job Experience
Minimum of 5 years progressive management experience in a hospital
environment as a director of multiple, complex nursing departments.
Previous experience as a CNO preferred, but not required. Previous
experience in a surgical hospital preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Demonstrated competence in management and leadership skills to
develop and implement organizational strategies and opportunities
for improving the delivery of care to patients
Maintain current knowledge and adheres to appropriate regulatory
standards (i.e. JACHO, Medicare, Medicaid. Board of Nurse
Knowledgeable of social, economical and legal issues affecting the
health care systems and seeks all opportunities for keeping staff
up to date in health care practices.
Tenet Healthcare complies with federal, state, and/or local laws
regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are
offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable
law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or
obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to
your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination
requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in
accordance with the law.
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