Chief Nursing Officer/Chief Clinical Officer (CNO/CCO) Location
Solara Hospital of Harlingen Job Location Harlingen, TX 78550-3225
Employment duration Full-Time
Chief Nursing Officer/Chief Operations Officer (CNO/COO)
Cornerstone Healthcare Group, based in Dallas, Texas, was
founded in 1990 and provides excellent healthcare services to our
patients, residents and their families.
Our employees make a difference, join us so you can too! We
pride ourselves on our quality of care, responsive service, and
commitment to excellence. We treat each employee, patient and
resident like we would a member of our own family, and measure our
success by the direct impact we have on improving the quality of
life for our employees, patients and residents.
The Chief Clinical Officer (CCO) is the hospitals clinical
leader, responsible for providing a framework for planning,
directing, coordinating, providing and improving interdisciplinary
care, treatment and services to long-term acute care patients
ranging in size and age from adolescent to geriatric experiencing
medically complex conditions, general medical-surgical conditions,
with rehabilitation and/or wound care needs. Manages the
interdisciplinary clinical specialists who are responsible for
facilitating compliance with evidence-based practice and regulatory
and performance standards.
CCO is the chief nursing officer for the facility will assume
overall responsibilities for planning, coordinating and managing
the nursing department and establishing the policies, procedures
and the standards of nursing practice.
Assesses and plans for effective patient flow process by
evaluating the available supply of patient bed space, efficiency of
patient care, treatment and services; safety of patient care,
treatment and service areas and support service processes that
impact patient flow.
Management of human resources for all clinical departments
includes providing an adequate number of staff; providing competent
staff; orientation, training and education of staff; and assessing,
maintaining and improving staff competence. The CCO has
responsibility for employee growth and development, recruitment and
retention, reward and recognition. .
The CCO adopts an approach to hospital-wide performance
improvement that ensures important processes and activities are
planned, designed, measured, assessed and improved. Communicates
Hospital’s Mission, Beliefs and Values to internal and external
customers. Collaborates with Finance, Quality Management, Provider
Relations and Corporate staff to integrate care, programs and
Chief Clinical Officer reports to the Chief Executive Officer
and is a member of the Executive team and attends the Value Focus,
Medical Staff Committee, Medical Executive Committee and Governing
Education and/or Experience:
Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing with a
Bachelors degree in nursing (BSN) or healthcare required.
Masters level degree required or currently in process of
Five (5) years executive-level of nursing management experience
in long-term acute care, short-term acute care with responsibility
over clinical departments.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
A Registered Nurse who is currently licensed to practice by the
state of employment. Must maintain current provider CPR
certification throughout employment.