(409) 283-8141 1100 West Bluff Woodville, Texas
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Tyler County Hospital

JOB TITLE:              Chief Nursing Officer

REPORTS TO:         Hospital Administrator/CEO

JOB SUMMARY:    The Chief Nursing Officer will plan, organize, implement and manage all aspects of patient care at the Facility. He/she will supervise all Nursing Department personnel and will direct all functions relative to developing, implementing, and managing nursing service objectives, standards of care, policies, procedures and educational in-services.

ESSENTIAL TASKS/DUTIES:

 (This list is a succinct summary of core duties only. Other tasks will be assigned)

 

  1. Develops and maintains nursing practices consistent with the Nurse Practice Act for the state of Texas, as well as other federal and state regulatory requirements.
  2. Plans and directs compliance with established, required policies and procedures related to sound principles of nursing care.
  3. Maintains current manuals regarding Nursing Policies and Procedures.
  4. Evaluates all nursing units for competent standards of care, identifies problem areas, and implements plans of corrective action.
  5. Manages all Nursing Department functions and directly or indirectly supervises all Nursing Department personnel.
  6. Maintains effective working relationships with and coordinates nursing service activities with medical staff and other departments.
  7. Maintains effective quality assurance and quality improvement procedures and practices, as well as staffing plan related to SB 476.
  8. Maintains appropriate safety and infection control procedures and practices.
  9. Is active in the securing of grants for the hospital.
  10. Monthly visits and communication with Long-Term care facilities, with assessment and evaluation of patient care.
  11. Is active in representing the hospital in the community and around the state.
  12. Other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  1. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of Professional Nursing.
  2. Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing.
  3. A Master’s degree in business or in a health-related field, or plan to obtain Masters in 5 years.
  4. Must have and maintain a Registered Nurse license.
  5. Must have and maintain clinical skills suitable for performing the duties of an active Registered Nurse.