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Job industry : Medical Professional/Healthcare Practitioner/Technician
Job segment : Medical Technician
Job role : Chief Medical Officer/Head Medical Services
Position vacant : Chief Clinical Officer
Job location : SpringfieldMassachusetts
Job code : 58197346
Job details
Company name : Kindred Healthcare
Minimum experience : 2 years
Maximum experience : 5 years
Job type : Permanent
Gross pay : Negotiable for the right candidate
Job posted : Jun 04, 2007
Job view count : 10455
Job description
Job description: Kindred Healthcare offers some things you'd expect, and some you might not. There's the salary, of course, and security, and benefits. And the pride you take in working for a company that's a nationally recognized leader in healthcare.

Kindred Healthcare is in search of a Chief Clinical Officer that can create a dynamic nursing environment that fosters clinical and professional growth actively participate with the hospital leadership team with responsibility and oversight for patient care. You will define and maintain hospital standards in nursing care and practice in accordance with all regulatory requirements and JCAHO standards.
Job duties:
  • Establish staffing requirements for recruitment, selection and placement of personnel; verify nurses' credentials and ensure data on qualifications, experience, accomplishments and competency of nurses is maintained
  • Ensures inservice training and education to all department personnel
  • Recommends space and resources needed by department
  • Participates in selection of sources for needed services not available in the department
  • Works with Quality Director on improvement projects, assigning personnel to participate in performance improvement activities, providing adequate time for them to do so and offering training
  • Plans, develops, implements and controls Nursing Department budget; assist in planning fiscal budget
  • Reviews Hospital Plan for Nursing Care on a yearly basis
  • Represents Nursing Services on hospital and medical staff committees
  • Provides communication mechanisms within Nursing Services and conduct conferences with nurse managers and supervisory personnel
  • Develops short-term and long-term goals/objectives consistent with hospital's philosophy; keep administration informed of Nursing Services activities
  • Serves as Chairperson of Nurse Council; collaborates with other Nursing leaders
  • Participates in Hospital's decision-making structures, working with Governing Board, MBC, Senior Management Committee and Quality Council
Req. candidate profile :
  • In this position you must have the ability to work well in a high stress, fast-paced, demanding environment.
  • Requires BS degree in Nursing with current state licensure (Master's degree preferred)
  • 3 to 5 years of Management experience.
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Third party mediation allowed : No
Telecommute : No
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