Chief Nursing Officer in Kansas City, MO at St. Joseph Medical Center

Date Posted: 4/25/2021

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Job Description

Overview St. Joseph Medical Centera CMS 5-Star Award winning hospital, is a faith-based, 310-bed facility providing a wide range of acute care and outpatient services. Key services include the St. Joseph Heart Institute, Senior Care Services, Senior Behavioral Health, Surgical Services and the Joint and Spine Institute. St. Joseph is a member of Prime Healthcare Services, one the nation’s leading hospital systems. It is recognized by Truven Health Analytics as one of the “15 Top Health Systems” in the nation. We believe that continuous, quality of care and performance improvements are the foundation for preserving and enhancing healthcare delivery. St. Joseph Medical Center is a GREAT place to work!


Responsibilities The Chief Nursing Officer provides strategic leadership as the senior executive position responsible for all nursing and other designated patient care functions and services within the hospital organization. The role assumes responsibility for assessing, planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating nursing practice on a facility level. The role assumes 24/7 responsibility and has accountability to ensure high quality, safe and appropriate nursing care, competency of clinical staff, and appropriate resource management related to patient care. 


We are looking for someone with previous CNO experience or Director level experience with a fairly large hospital. Equally important is someone who excel's at building strong relationships with providers and staff. Ideally, someone who has made a positive impact with staff retention. Sound Intriguing, then you should know we offer a very competitive compensation and great benefits! 

Education and Work Experience

  1. Active and current professional registered nurse licensed in the state in which he or she practices is required.
  2. An academic degree in nursing is required, and a postgraduate degree in nursing or related field (may include health care administration or business administration) or a written plan with specified timelines to obtain a postgraduate degree is required.
  3. Current BLS (AHA) certificate and maintain current.
  4. At least five years of progressive management experience in a facility environment, as a Nursing Director of multiple, complex nursing departments.
  5. Minimum of two (2) years previous leadership or administrative experience required.
  6. Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  7. Proven leadership ability and facility operational expertise.
  8. Ability to serve as role model and advocate for the professional discipline of nursing.

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law: