VP, Patient Care Systems / Chief Nurse Officer (Barnes-Jewish St. Peters & Progress West)
Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Peters
Posted on: October 8, 2021
Information About this Position
Company and Job Overview
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters
Hospital proudly serves the health care needs of
families in St. Charles, Lincoln and Warren counties. The 102-bed
community hospital provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient
services including the Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish St.
Peters Hospital, the Breast Health and Women’s Center, the
Cardiology Center, the Neurosurgery Center and the Outpatient
Surgery and Endoscopy Center.
St. Peters Hospital is an Accredited Chest Pain Center and carries
a Level II stroke certification. Additionally, the hospital’s
medical office building houses offices for specialists in primary
care, cardiology, obstetrics, dermatology, surgery and pulmonology.
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital also offers outpatient services
including physical therapy, a sleep lab, and cardio-pulmonary
Plans, organizes, and directs operations of
the patient care divisions of an organization. Develops and
implements professional policies, standards, and models. Has
authority, responsibility and accountability for the definition of
policies, procedures and standards relating to the provision of
nursing care for the organization. Maintains active leadership role
with the organization’s governing body, senior leadership, medical
staff, management, and other clinical leaders in the organization
decision-making structure and process. Authorized to speak on
behalf of patient care systems, nursing, both direct and indirect
reports. Supports and facilitates an
interdisciplinary/interdepartmental approach to the delivery of
patient care. Develops partnerships in creating a contemporary care
coordination model for patient care systems. Involved in system
level initiatives in stabilizing the workforce.
- Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires,
trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts
professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and
actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of
the department as established by department leadership.
- Develops and adheres to departmental staffing, revenue and/or
expense budgets. Responds to changes in the business which may
affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.
- Reports directly to the President of the Organization and BJC
Vice President Patient Care Systems. Reporting indirectly are all
nurses outside the Division of Nursing, who provide nursing care,
treatment, and services.
- Leadership in the strategic planning of the organization and
nursing.Participates in the leadership of the organization as a
member of the executive team and system nurse executive council.
Champions effective communication strategies with staff at all
levels in the organization. CNO or designee approves all nursing
policies; nursing standards of patient care, treatment, and
services; and standards of nursing practice for the hospital before
implementation. Integrate appropriate technologies.
- Encourages collaboration between all divisions/departments to
ensure that nursing, ancillary and support services are integrated
to provide safe, efficient, quality patient care and excellent
service. Ensures that decisions addressing issues affecting nursing
care include registered nurses, including those who provide direct
and indirect patient care.
- In collaboration with department directors, develops and
maintains annual budget for all assigned areas of responsibility,
monitoring fiscal, productivity, and acuity and quality indicators
to ensure that fiscal, human and physical resources are maximized
and all variance are addressed. Actively participates in the
institution’s emergency planning. Oversees contracts with outside
consultants and vendors for patient care services.
- BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The
ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe
manner is an essential function of this job.
- Performs Other Responsibilities as Assigned
- Master's Degree - Nursing/Healthcare related
- 10+ years
- 10+ years of supervisor experience
- Cert/Lic in Area of Expertise
Note: not all benefits apply to all
- Comprehensive medical, dental, life
insurance, and disability plan options
- Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
- 401(k) plan
- Tuition Assistance
- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
- On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
- Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick
does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton
Memorial or Parkland Health Center
The above information on this description has been designed to
indicate the general nature and level of work performed by
employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be
interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties
and qualifications required of employees assigned to this
Equal Opportunity Employer
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