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Vice President-Chief Nursing Officer-Indianapolis Suburban Region(North Hospital)

North Hospital
Date Posted
23 July, 2021
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Full Time
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Vice President-Chief Nursing Officer-Indianapolis Suburban Region(North Hospital)

Job Description


The Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) will be a transformational leader that sets and promotes the mission, vision, and values of IU Health and advances contemporary nursing practice. The CNO will create a productive environment and ensure the delivery of safe, timely, efficient, effective, equitable, and patient centered care. The incumbent must articulate and embody the IU Health Way and lead through the IU Health Values of Team, Purpose, Compassion, and Excellence. Ensures and fosters a high level of collaboration within a highly matrixed team environment in the development, implementation, and maintenance of nursing strategic and operational priorities. Ensures leader development at all levels of the organization. Cares deeply about the nursing profession and the people who turn to IU Health for their care. Creates environments where team members are personally valued, professionally invested, and inspired by our patients and colleagues. Accountable for achievement of organizational outcomes on the IU Health Promise Dashboard; quality and safety improvements, care affordability, great patient experiences, and great team member experiences. Ongoing cultivation of evidenced-based decision making in clinical and leadership initiatives, shared –leadership structures, professional practice models, and continual process improvement. Creates a learning environment through implementation of evidence based practice, clinical inquiry, dissemination of evidence through publication and presentation, and partnership with associated schools of nursing. Maintains a working knowledge of current clinical practice, regulatory and accreditation requirements. Possesses current knowledge of the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet and/or Pathway to Excellence Programs and designation criteria. Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of healthcare economics and policy as well as the role of the governing bodies at the local, regional, and system level. Maintains productive working relationships with key stakeholders both internal and external to the organization. Involved professionally in regional and national activities through professional organizations, modeling and encouraging involvement.

  • Master's degree (Nursing, Health Administration or related field) required.
  • If master’s degree is not in nursing, a BSN is required.
  • Doctorate degree preferred.
  • 7-10 years of progressive nursing leadership experience preferred.
  • Certification in administration preferred.
  • Requires in-depth knowledge of the nursing profession.
  • Knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and Local regulatory agency guidelines and laws.
  • Experience leading in an ANCC designated entity preferred (Magnet or Pathway to Excellence).
  • Experience designing organizational structures to achieve business and operational results.
  • Licensed Registered Nurse Required.


Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccine is not required to begin employment; however, all team members need to be fully vaccinated by September 1, 2021.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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