Chief Nursing Officer, Cooper University Health Care

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Chief Nursing Officer, Cooper University Health Care

Website Tyler & Company

The Opportunity: 

Reporting directly to the Co-President of the hospital system, the Chief Nursing Officer is responsible for the strategic planning and operational leadership for patient care services.  The CNO is responsible for the standard of nursing practice throughout the hospital and in all settings where nursing care, treatment and services are delivered, including transportation departments.  As an integral member of the executive leadership team, the CNO will demonstrate high emotional intelligence, servant leadership and a partnership approach.  Success in implementing Lean Six Sigma initiatives or Studer Group Principles to enhance satisfaction and engagement will be a valued attribute.  An understanding of academic, urban and union healthcare environments will be beneficial.

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of positively affecting the patient experience and standardization of care.  He/she will possess a hands-on, highly visible and approachable leadership style, and will possess strong process-improvement skills, and a solid understanding of ambulatory and population health management.  A minimum of seven years of progressive experience in nursing leadership at a director level and above in a large hospital or health system; and a minimum of 10 years of experience in provision of patient care in a hospital environment are required.  Graduation from an accredited school of nursing is required, along with a current RN license in NJ, or the ability to acquire.  A master’s degree in nursing or related field is required; a Doctor of Nursing degree is highly preferred.  A national certification in nursing administration is preferred.  The CNO must maintain current CPR certification.

The Organization:

Cooper University Health Care, the clinical campus of Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, is the leading provider of health services to southern New Jersey.  In the past decade, Cooper has greatly expanded its facilities and services in Camden and throughout South Jersey.  With more than $1 billion in net revenue, the Cooper network currently serves more than half a million patients a year.  The health system includes Cooper University Hospital and a network of more than 100 outpatient locations throughout the region, including a surgical center in Voorhees and urgent care centers in Cherry Hill, Audubon and Sicklerville.  More than 590 university physicians and 181 community physicians represent more than 75 specialties.

The Community: 

Camden, New Jersey, is located just across the Delaware River from Philadelphia.  One of the most popular attractions of Camden is the waterfront, which is highlighted by Adventure Aquarium, the Battleship New Jersey and BB&T Pavilion.  Surrounding communities provide many options in lifestyle with quality homes and excellent education systems.  Haddonfield has been chosen by Philadelphia magazine as one of the best places to live, shop or dine in the Delaware Valley, and Moorestown was named as one of the “100 best places to live in America.”  In addition, excellent schools, low crime rates and beautiful housing options make both towns highly desirable.  An hour’s drive from Camden, the Jersey Shore offers unmatched beaches that boast beautiful barrier islands and bays dotted with majestic lighthouses, fishing villages, scenic views, boardwalks, buzzing downtown districts and luxurious accommodations.

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Charlotte Tinsley, Tyler & Company

Email:  ctinsley@tylerandco.com  |  Direct: (727) 940-3313

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