Assistant Chief Nurse Executive/UKHC

Lexington, KY
Mar 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Assistant Chief Nursing Executive for Chandler Hospital is responsible and accountable for nursing care quality, practice and resources within those settings. The position is expected to interact with physician and administrative partners to develop and maintain the overall clinical programs that ensure patient care quality and associated outcomes. The role interacts and collaborates with other assistant CNE colleagues to ensure nursing care standards and approaches are complementary and meet the needs of patients at whatever point they may intersect the UK HealthCare system. The Assistant CNE serves as a nursing practice expert in working with clinical colleagues.

Job Title
Assistant Chief Nurse Executive/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title
Assistant Chief Nurse Executive, Chandler

Department Name
H3988:UK Healthcare CNO

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

7 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification

Licensed Nurse

Physical Requirements

The physical requirements of this position include: handling of light-weight objects up to 10 pounds, as well as stand, walk and sit for long periods of time. The conditions of work may involve exposure to communicable diseases and injury from intractable patients or sharp instruments.


8:00am - 5:00pm; Monday - Friday; with some holidays and weekends per business needs


The ideal candidate will possess experience working with large and complex processes; extensive clinical skills professional and nursing theory/practice; strong leadership and management skills; have the ability to lead and facilitate projects, taking into account divergent demands while managing scope and timelines; demonstrates strong analytical and qualitative research experience; exceptional planning and organizational skill; effective written and verbal communication skills; and be able to lead diverse groups towards University-focused objectives.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Doctoral degree in Nursing or related field preferred. Previous experience and demonstrated leadership and management ability with a minimum of five years' experience in managing multiple units or a large complex system in a teaching facility preferred.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a current Kentucky Registered Nurses license or are you eligible to obtain one?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Briefly describe your management and/or leadership experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Indicate the number of years of paid work experience you have in a supervisory role.
    • None
    • More than 0 years, up through 3 year
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years, up through 7 years
    • More than 7 years
  4. * Describe the strengths you possess that would contribute to your success in the development of the Nursing program at the University of Kentucky and in a community of inter-professional scholars.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents


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