St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (St. Jude), located in Memphis, Tennessee, is seeking a new Chief Nursing Executive to lead approximately 650 employees in six areas: ambulatory care unit, bone marrow transplant unit, inpatient unit, nursing administration, nursing research, and surgical services.
St Jude is one of the world’s premier centers for research and treatment of catastrophic diseases in children (primarily childhood cancer plus sickle cell diseases and certain infectious diseases). In fact, St. Jude is the only NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Center that is devoted solely to children.
Reporting to the EVP and Clinical Director, the CNE is accountable for setting nursing’s strategic direction, directing the staff, ensuring efficient and effective operations, and management of the financial activities of all nursing units. The CNE will establish and ensure the continuation of evidence-based clinical practice models, patient care standards, and professional practice standards.
The successful candidate will be a passionate, collaborative leader with the ability to break down silos and focus on building a culture of professionalism, proficiency and the best patient experience. The ideal candidate will engage and empower the senior leadership team, medical leadership and medical staff, and nursing leadership and staff to contribute to both the creation and implementation of solutions and to be held accountable for results. S/he will have 7+ years of progressive leadership experience, ideally in a large, complex healthcare system or other large organization coupled with a master’s degree in nursing and be eligible for a State of Tennessee RN license. Knowledge of the Magnet journey is preferred, but not required.
Spencer Stuart has been retained to assist St Jude with this most important recruitment. Spencer Stuart and the Search Committee respect the importance of maintaining confidentiality. Letters of application, with resumes, and letters of nominations should be submitted by email to: email@example.com.
St Jude is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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