Assistant Chief Nursing Officer at JPS Health Network in Fort Worth, Texas

Assistant Chief Nursing Officer at JPS Health Network in Fort Worth, Texas

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Tyler & Company is pleased to announce we have been retained for an exciting search for an

Assistant Chief Nursing Officer,JPS Health Network, Fort Worth, Texas

The Organization

JPS Heath Network is Tarrant County’s $910 million public healthcare provider, dedicated to improving healthcare delivery and quality of life for all county residents.

The network’s flagship is John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, a 578-bed acute-care hospital south of downtown. It is home to Tarrant County’s only Level I trauma center, providing state-of-the-art care for life-threatening injuries and coordinated medical response capability for mass-casualty events in the community. JPS is also a Comprehensive Level I stroke center and is AMI certified by The Joint Commission, providing the best possible care for heart attack and stroke, the leading causes of death and disability in the U.S.

JPS is also home to Tarrant County’s only psychiatric emergency center, meeting a critical need for families facing mental health crises, and Trinity Springs Pavilion, an inpatient psychiatric hospital for adults and adolescents. JPS locations also include the full-service center for women and children, and outpatient clinics dedicated to all major medical specialties. JPS Health Network also operates 11 nationally recognized medical home clinics throughout Tarrant County, strategically located to meet the needs of the communities it serves.

JPS is a teaching hospital, dedicated to training tomorrow’s physicians and other providers. JPS sponsors 17 residency programs and two fellowships, including the nation’s largest family-medicine residency, and is a clinical training partner in three additional residencies sponsored by Baylor and UT Southwestern.

The Opportunity

This newly created role will be responsible for the clinical practice of nursing, which includes assisting the chief nursing officer (CNO) in directing all services provided by nursing departments. The assistant CNO (ACNO) is responsible for developing, supporting and sustaining a comprehensive, evidence-based nursing professional practice model and assume accountability for the outcomes of nursing across JPS Health Network. He/she assists the CNO in management of resources, strategic planning and development of policies and procedures that meet the mission and vision of JPS Health Network. The ideal candidate will be able to take over as CNO when the current CNO retires. The ACNO must be outcomes driven with a strong understanding of clinical and financial metrics with a strong process improvement background. Familiarity with working within a regional Level I trauma center is preferred.

The Candidate

The successful candidate MUST have:

  • Master’s degree in nursing, health care administration, business administration or health-related field.
  • 10 years of progressively responsible health care management positions.
  • Both inpatient and outpatient experience.
  • Experience working in a larger public hospital setting leading nursing departments across the board, including ER and critical care.

Required licensure/certification/specialized training:

  • Current licensure by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the state of Texas or proof of reciprocity of licensure. Must be maintained throughout employment.
  • Experience using Microsoft Professional Office Suite, including Word, Excel Outlook and PowerPoint.

The Community

Located in urban north central Texas, Fort Worth is the county seat of Tarrant County. The region is made up of the two major cities of Dallas and Fort Worth and many adjacent suburban communities running for 50 miles continuously from east of Dallas to west of Fort Worth. The Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex includes 12 counties and a population of 5.5 million.

~A strong base salary, incentive plan, relocation and executive benefits package is offered~

If you know someone who may be interested, please contact:

Wendy Siegel, Tyler & Company

Tel (678) 501-2621

All inquiries will be handled confidentially

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