Position : Chief Nursing Officer
A minimum of five years previous management experience, same level or next lower level in acute health care facility. Demonstrates solid managerial, administrative, scheduling, planning and budgeting skills.
Knowledge: Managerial theory,and its utilization in an acute care setting. Principles and methods of supervision and training; basic management skills; problem solving techniques. Hospital established policies quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control policies and procedures and Nursing Practice Act of the State of California. Federal and State laws and regulations governing professional aspects of nursing.
Ability To: Plan, organize, supervise and evaluate patient care services. Handle stressful situations, including frequent priority changes and workflow interruptions. Well-developed communication ability, both oral and written. Interpret licensure and accreditation standards. Positively manage change and conflict; apply productive problem solving skills. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with physicians, patients and fellow employees. Keep abreast of developments in area of patient care and acute care. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.