The CNO is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the clinical services of the LTACH. Under the direct supervision of the LTACH CEO/Administrator the CNO is responsible for providing, managing and supervising the clinical staff, ensuring that the competency, numbers, and staff levels are appropriate to meet the immediate and complex needs of patients. The CNO is responsible for promoting the overall quality of nursing care while operating under the ANA Standards of Practice. In conjunction with the professional staff the CNO plans, coordinates, manages, and evaluates clinical programs and services of the LTACH promoting a team approach to the delivery of patient care provided by the LTACH.
Bachelors Degree of Nursing from an accredited university program. MSN preferred:or must be enrolled and progressing toward a MSN. Must possess and maintain current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas.
A minimum of three years of direct patient care experience in an acute care setting is required. Critical care experience is preferred. Must show evidence of competency in supervising patient care services through a minimum of two years management experience.
Ability to define realistic, specific goals and objectives and to prioritize objectives
Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
Ability to manage people and work with them in such a manner as to build high morale and group commitments to goals and objectives
Ability to work with all levels of management and respecting all differences
Ability to communicate and relate well with others
Communicates openly, respectfully, and in timely way
Shares information appropriately
Keeps others well informed
Encourages others to share contrary views
Responds in a timely manner to messages/requests
Ability to be trustworthy
Ability to identify and resolve operational and administrative problems
Ability to work with Medicare system and be adaptable to changes
Ability to work independently
Proficient PC skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel
Proficient knowledge to understand and apply the concepts and terminology unique to the healthcare industry
Possess a strong customer orientation
Possess critical thinking skills
Possess sound and accurate judgment and timely decision making
Competitive compensation package including incentive compensation plan and excellent benefits. Relocation assistance is available.
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