Witt/Kieffer has been retained by TheChildren’s Hospital at OU Medical Center (TCH) in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to find their next Chief Nursing Officer.
Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center (https://www.oumedicine.com/the-children's-hospital ) is Oklahoma’s only freestanding comprehensive pediatric medical care center where pediatricians, pediatric specialists and pediatric sub-specialists have been caring for Oklahoma’s children for nearly 100 years. With 246 inpatient beds, they’re the state’s premier health care facility for Oklahoma’s youngest. Children’s is home to Oklahoma’s only children’s emergency department as well as the highest level Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in the state. The Children’s Hospital works to provide a kid-friendly atmosphere in every way.
Chief Nursing Officer will be a key member of the executive leadership team at TCH and will report directly to the CEO of TCH. The CNO provides strategic and operational leadership as the executive officer responsible for nursing practice and ensures nursing standards throughout The Children’s Hospital. The position proactively works to ensure the quality of the patient experience spanning the entire continuum of care by developing and implementing optimized and integrated systems, continuous process improvement objectives and measures. The position advocates for nursing practice and the patient experience, helps to develop systems that are patient and family-centered, and promotes the linkage of key services and functions across The Children’s Hospital. The CNO has oversight for 663 FTEs and a $56 million operating budget.
Previous experience as a Chief Nurse Executive is strongly preferred; however, candidates with senior level nursing leadership experience will be considered. Evidence of progressive experience in nursing leadership in an acute care setting is required. Previous experience in pediatrics is strongly preferred. A Bachelor’s degree in nursing or a related field and a Master’s degree in nursing or a related field is required. One of the degrees must be in Nursing. Candidates must be licensed or eligible to receive license as a Registered Nurse in the state of Oklahoma.
All nominations, expressions of interest, and discussions will be treated with strict confidence. For more information, please contact Beth Nelson through the office of Hans Henson at email@example.com