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Department: Administration - CFH_10_19
Usual Schedule: M-F; 8-5
Regions: Carle Foundation
On Call Requirements: Yes, rotated basis
Job Category: Management
Work Location: Carle Foundation Hospital
Employment Type: Full - Time
Nursing Specialty:
Job Post ID: 37045
Secondary Job Category: Nursing
Experience Requirements: More than 10 years
Weekend Requirements: N/A
Education Requirements: Masters Degree
Shift: Day
Location: Urbana, IL
Holiday Requirements: N/A
Check out this job opening for Carle Providers: VP, Patient Care & Chief Nursing Officer Check out this job opening for Carle Providers: VP, Patient Care & Chief Nursing Officer

Job Description

The Vice President of Patient Care / Chief Nursing Officer leads nursing practice at Carle Foundation Hospital and throughout the service area, maintaining consistent and high-quality standards of patient care. Develops and deploys nursing policies, objectives, and initiatives to ensure compliance with established standards. Drives the delivery of quality and cost-effective patient care and oversees the performance of the patient care team. Contributes to the development of the patient care vision, with emphasis on patient outcomes, team engagement, and patient experience. Directs nursing services in accordance with State, Federal, and other regulatory agencies. Demonstrates behaviors consistent with the values and mission of Carle Health. Develops leaders, promotes a servant leadership mentality, and builds effective relationships with stakeholders. A visible, accessible, and trusted leader, the Vice President of Patient Care builds the reputation of the patient care division and the organization by consistently supporting staff to deliver excellent patient care and experience.

Master's Degree in Nursing

Registered Professional Nurse (RN) License Illinois upon hire and National Nursing Certification Nurse Executive, Advanced (NEA-BC) within 1 year.

Ten years of nursing experience, with at least five years of progressive leadership experience. requiredDemonstrated ability to deliver on fiscal objectives, staff engagement, and quality outcomes. requiredSupport for and participation in shared governance structure. required

Knowledge of rules and regulations applicable to the practice of nursing and to the licensing of nursing and assisted living facilitiesCurrent knowledge of clinical practices and related information systems and computer applications requiredAbility to coach and motivate staff to high performanceAbility to plan, review, supervise and direct the work of othersExcellent written and verbal communication skillsKnowledge of patient rights and laws relative to those rights

  • Within the framework of our professional practice model, directs the patient care division with a focus on patient outcomes, staff engagement, and patient experience
  • Fosters a culture of professional governance, with emphasis on evidence-based practice, just culture, and continuous improvement
  • Works effectively with academic partners and the community to build healthcare talent pipeline
  • Mentors and builds leaders, plans for the future, and instills a high degree of service, trust, and accountability in the leadership team
  • Active and visible both within the organization and the community
  • Communicates with stakeholders in an effective and professional manner
  • Operates the patient care division with a high degree of fiscal accountability
  • Develops and implements policies and processes aligned with evidence, state laws regarding nurse practice
  • Present on all shifts and in all areas on a regular basis to promote effective relationships and communication
  • Builds trust with consistent behaviors aligned with the values of the organization
  • Serves as a member of the Carle Foundation Hospital administrative team and shares in admin call rotation
  • Works closely with other Carle Health Patient Care Vice Presidents to advance care and access throughout the service area
  • Co-chairs the CFH Nursing Care Committee
  • Prepares reports as requested for East Region, Carle Foundation Hospital, and Hoopeston Regional Health Center Board of Trustees


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that includes partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that enables us to better meet our mission and values while serving customers throughout our communities. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with all federal state and local ordinances. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. | For more information: Positions are not available for remote work in the state of Colorado.

Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for Medical or Religious exemption will be permitted.


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