Pennsylvania Hospital (PAH), the nation’s first hospital, was founded in 1751 by Benjamin Franklin and Dr. Thomas Bond. The hospital is proud of its tradition as an academic medical center with the vision of serving the community as a leader in the provision of the highest quality innovative health care. We achieve this through a commitment to:
Excellence in patient care, education, innovation and new knowledge,
Patient and family centered care,
Stewardship and creativity in the management of all resources, and
A community of engaged caregivers
Pennsylvania Hospital's clinical portfolio includes Women’s Health with the largest maternity program in the city with over 5000 births annually. The comprehensive musculoskeletal program includes joint replacement, advanced spine deformity and Sports Medicine. The Neuroscience program includes Neuro-oncology expertise, Gamma Knife Center, movement disorder center, and deep brain stimulation program. The Abramson Cancer Center includes onsite surgical, medical and advanced treatment including Cyberknife, Radiation Oncology and Infusion. The Heart and Vascular Center, Behavioral Health and Transfusion Free Medicine & Surgery, round out the portfolio.
Today, Pennsylvania Hospital is a Magnet designated organization and part of Penn Medicine - one of the world’s leading academic medical centers dedicated to the related missions of medical education, biomedical research, and excellence in patient care. Pennsylvania Hospital is a teaching hospital, with independent residencies in Medicine, OB-GYN, Radiology, and Pathology as well as serving as a major teaching site for residents and fellows in various surgical and other specialties.
There are 750 physicians and 1,000 nurses who provide excellent care to the approximately 23,000 inpatient admissions, 22,500 surgical procedures, 5,000 births, 33,000 emergency room visits and 85,000 outpatient visits annually.
We are seeking a Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) to lead a Nursing organization that provides integrated, effective and innovative patient care that reflects the rapidly changing healthcare environment. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, the CNO will work seamlessly with the Chief Medical Officer, Medical Executive Committee and other clinical leaders to deliver highest quality nursing care.
The CNO is accountable to develop and implement the hospital’s mission, strategic plans, patient care programs, budgets, resource allocations, operational plans and policies in an integrated manner with other members of the hospital staff, including leaders from the governing body, management, medical, nursing, and other clinical staffs across the continuum. Magnet re-designation (2.0) is underway with a site visit expected at the end of 2019.
Functional responsibilities include direction of Clinical Directors, effective Education and Training programs, encouraging clinical nursing research and maintaining Magnet Program designation.
The CNO holds an appointment at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
BSN and MSN
Doctoral degree in Nursing or related field strongly preferred.
Appropriate experience includes 15+ years of increasing responsibility in clinical nursing and nursing leadership, including but not limited to:
Experience in multiple health delivery settings with line responsibility for inpatient and ambulatory nursing.
Experience in clinical settings related to PAH’s clinical areas of expertise i.e. Women’s Health, Neurosciences, Musculoskeletal, Oncology, Heart and Vascular, Behavioral Health
Experience in leadership, management, analytics and finance
Demonstrated success in academic nursing and ambulatory care nursing
Demonstrated success in clinical nursing research including excellent track record in research-based scholarly publications and presentations.
Evidence of effectiveness in translating research-based interventions into effective clinical practices.
Demonstrated ability to lead multidisciplinary educational and practice initiatives in both academic and practice environments.
-Ability to assess clinical, operational and educational needs of patients and nursing staff
Ability to recommend and coordinate improvement opportunities across multiple constituencies
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.