Chief Nursing Officer

  • Healthcare Employment Partners
  • Santa Fe, NM, USA
  • May 21, 2020
Full-time   Healthcare (general) Administrative/Management Nurse (RN)

Job Description

Great opportunity for a Chief Nursing Officer​ in the central area of New Mexico.

Responsibilities of the Chief Nursing Officer​:

  • Has ultimate administrative responsibility for nursing standards and practice regardless of the practice area or reporting relationship of the nurse.  Directs hospital nursing activities within context of hospital policies and procedures:
  • Ensures continuous and timely nursing services to patients.
  • Ensures nursing standards, practices, policies and procedures, in accordance with all applicable laws, regulatory and accreditation requirements are consistent with current research findings and national professional standards.
  • Directs nursing service Performance Improvement activities.
  • Actively participates in hospital leadership functions.
  • Collaborates with hospital leaders to design and provide patient care and services, including availability of sufficient, qualified nursing staff.
  • Develops, presents and manages budget for nursing services.


Requirements of the Chief Nursing Officer​:

  • Master’s Degree Required (MSN or MHA).
  • Licensed Registered Nurse with knowledge of nursing principles, theories and practice standards with verbal interpersonal and quantitative skills acquired through completion of at least a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of CNO experience in an investor-owned healthcare organization. Prior experience in Joint Commission preparation and survey process.
  • Must have recent CNO experience in an acute care hospital.


About the the Area:

This city is a place of ancient village sites, spectacular scenery, diverse wildlife, uncommon high-altitude recreational opportunities, small-town friendliness, world-class cultural activities, fascinating history, and world-changing technology development.  The city is a forty-minute drive to Santa Fe, a city with an international reputation for southwest culture, arts, and cuisine. The residents have the dual benefit of small town living coupled with close proximity to a diverse variety of cultural and entertainment possibilities.