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Associate Chief Nursing Officer-East Central Region Operations

Ball Memorial Hospital
Date Posted
01 June, 2022
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Associate Chief Nursing Officer-East Central Region Operations

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Job Description


The Associate Chief Nursing Officer (ACNO) – East Central Region Operations will be a transformational leader that supports the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) to achieve the mission, vision, and values of IU Health and advance contemporary nursing practice.  The leader will create a productive environment and ensure the delivery of safe, timely, efficient, effective, equitable and patient-centered care. The ACNO partners with the CNO to create/maintain cultures of nursing excellence. The incumbent must articulate and embody the IU Health Way and lead through the IU Health Values of Team, Purpose, Compassion, and Excellence. Responsible for achievement of organizational outcomes on the IU Health promise Dashboard; quality and safety improvement, care affordability, great patient experiences, and great team member experiences. The role supports the CNO in cultivation of evidenced based decision making in clinical and leadership initiatives, shared leadership structures, professional practice models, and continual process improvement. The ACNO advocates for a learning environment through the implementation of evidenced based practice and clinical inquiry. The leader maintains a working knowledge of current clinical practice, regulatory requirements, and Magnet or Pathways standards impacting clinical environments. The incumbent has novice knowledge of healthcare economics and policy as well as the ability to maintain productive working relationships with key stakeholders both internal and external to the organization. The Associate Chief Nursing Officer-East Central Region Operations must desire to engage in local and regional professional activities through professional organizations.

  • Master's degree in nursing or related field required.
  • If Master’s degree is not in nursing a BSN is required.
  • Doctoral preparation preferred.
  • RN licensure required. 
  • 5-7 years of clinical and supervisory experience in a director level capacity or relevant experience preferred. 
  • Certification in a nursing specialty or administration preferred. 
  • Requires in-depth knowledge of the nursing profession. 
  • Knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and Local regulatory agency guidelines and laws. 
  • Requires leadership, management, and interpersonal skills. 


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.

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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