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Published: June 2, 2022


Associate Chief Nursing Officer (ACNO) | Eastern Texas

Competitive Compensation | Superb Benefits Program | Relocation Assistance


Eastern Texas


• The facility is a 350+ bed not-for-profit (TJC accredited) acute care hospital and level III trauma center within a thriving healthcare system
• Collaborates with the Vice President of Nursing Operations (CNO) and other leaders
• Exhibits personal and professional behaviors consistent with the Health System’s mission, vision, and values
• Coordinates and develops policies, standards, and programs that support the clinical practice of nursing
• Works collaboratively with hospital executives, physicians, and directors to establish and maintain a safe, suitable, caring environment for effective and efficient nursing practice and patient care services
• Demonstrates the ability to focus and energize associates to work together for change, while gaining maximum support from others for new initiatives
• Manages departmental budget by continually seeking data that will identify opportunities to eliminate non-value costs
• Ensures all nursing policies, procedures, and standards are defined, documented, and accessible to the nursing staff
• Analyzes nursing turnover and retention rates, implements strategies to enhance retention and reduce turnover
• Actively participates in the hospital’s strategic meetings to enhance and improvise operational performances
• Maintains current knowledge of patient care delivery systems and innovations


• Master’s degree in Nursing or a related field required
• Texas RN (Registered Nurse) or multi-state license required
• Minimum 5 years of leadership/management experience in nursing and hospital operations required
• Extensive TJC experience required
• Strong leadership and mentoring skills required
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of hospital staff

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