Galileo Search

Published: April 5, 2019


Chief Clinical Officer | RN | Transitional Care | Missouri

Competitive Compensation | Excellent Benefits | Relocation

Our client is committed to fostering professional growth and dedicated healthcare teams that make them the provider of choice. They embrace a diverse workforce and understand that hiring outstanding people is the key to providing quality care!

Our client is in "America's Heartland." With growing communities, booming downtown, highly rated school districts and one of the most affordable housing markets in the country, it's easy to see why over two million residents call this area home. Healthy living, fitness, and wellness are also an essential part of the area’s lifestyle offerings. Have a second career in the family not to worry; there are over 25 Fortune 500 companies based there, more career opportunities are right around the corner. There has never been a better time, or place, to make your move!




The Chief Clinical Officer will create a dynamic nursing environment that fosters clinical and professional growth and actively participate with the hospital leadership team, with responsibility and oversight for patient care. The CCO will define and maintain hospital standards in nursing care and practice in accordance with all regulatory requirements and TJC standards.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

• Establish staffing requirements for recruitment, selection, and placement of staff; verify nurses’ credentials and ensure data on qualifications, experience, accomplishments, and competency of nurses is maintained
• Provide in-service training and education to all department personnel
• Recommend space and resources needed by the department
• Participates in selection of sources for needed services not available in the department
• Coordinates with Quality Director on improvement projects and assigning staff to participate in performance improvement activities
• Plans, develops, implements, and manages the Nursing Department budget; assists in planning fiscal budget
• Reviews Hospital Plan for Nursing Care on an annual basis
• Represents Nursing Services on hospital and medical staff committees
• Provides communication mechanisms within Nursing Services and conducts conferences with nurse managers and supervisory personnel
• Develops short-term and long-term goals/objectives consistent with the hospital’s philosophy; keeps administration informed of Nursing Services activities
• Serves as Chairperson of Nurse Council; collaborates with other Nursing leaders
• Participates in Hospital’s decision-making structures, working with Governing Board, MBC, Senior Management Committee, and Quality Council


• Current Missouri RN or eligibility for reciprocity required
• Minimum of five years of experience in healthcare administration/management with a minimum of two years of experience at a senior nursing management level required
• Minimum of five years of experience in hospital management in an inpatient, acute care environment required
• Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required; Master’s degree in healthcare administration, business administration, or clinical specialty preferred; Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may substitute for education requirements


Transitional Care Hospital / Post-Acute Care / Long-Term Acute Care (LTAC)

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