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Duke Nursing Highlights:

* Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet®organization

* Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina’s Great 100 Nurses.

* Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.

* Duke University Health System has 6000+ registered nurses

* Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!

* Relocation Assistance!

* Nurse Loan Forgiveness!!

* Generous Tuition Assistance Programs!!!

Associate Chief Nursing Officer – Duke University Health System – Duke University Hospital Perioperative Services

Duke University Health System seeks to hire an Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Perioperative, who will embrace our mission of Transforming Lives Transforming Care.

The Associate Chief Nursing Officer will have 5 Direct Reports including two Clinical Operations Directors and 3 Strategic Services Associates for Quality, Safety and ERAS. The ACNO has clinical oversight of our eight specialty service line teams and Perioperative platform with 52 ORs, our Preoperative platform, PACU, Short Stay and Surgical Care Units, and the Duke Eye Surgery Center and Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center. The position reports to our Assistant Vice President of Nursing, Perioperative Services, Duke University Health System.

The ACNO is responsible for clinical oversight of Perioperative Nursing at Duke University Hospital. The ACNO develops short and long term goals supporting standards and procedures, shared governance, evidence-based practices, staff development and leadership mentorship. The ACNO works collaboratively with Perioperative and Hospital Leadership on strategic planning, fiscal management, HR management, program compliance, and overall operations. The ACNO develops and implements the quality and safety plan for DUH Perioperative Services.

Duke University Hospital Perioperative Services offer many new and exciting opportunities in both adult and pediatrics including intraoperative MRI suites and intraoperative CT suites, Hybrid OR suites, Multiple Robotic specialty programs and surgical navigation. Our Eye Center operating rooms provide highly specialized surgery for all ophthalmology including; glaucoma/corneal transplant, cataracts, vitreo-retinal, Neuro-ophthalmology and pediatrics. The Ambulatory Surgery Center at Duke University HOopital offers surgical specialties including sports medicine, and arthroscopy, breast cancer with reconstruction, plastic surgery, foot and ankle, kyphoplasty, urology and gynecology.

• General Surgery

• Cardiothoracic

• Orthopedics

• Plastics

• Neurosurgery

• Otolaryngology Head & Neck (ENT)

• Gynecology

• Urology

• Robotics

• Transplant

• Eye Surgery

• Ambulatory Surgery

Job Description:

Provide oversight and direction in establishing and maintaining a system for developing, reviewing, approving and disseminating standards of clinical practice; quality, education, advanced practice, clinical operation within CSU making recommendations on policy issues regarding clinical practice.

Direct clinical and administrative operations; oversee development and implementation of plans, operations, and programs within assigned or across Clinical Service Units.

Provide oversight and direction in establishing and maintaining a system for developing, reviewing, approving, disseminating, and assuring the quality of standards of clinical practice.

Assist in reviewing and making recommendations on policy issues regarding clinical practice with appropriate disciplines within the organization.

Assure effective communication and coordination of initiatives among various councils of the CSU, the nursing infrastructure and other hospital medical staff committee councils, and work groups.

Provide oversight and direction to the clinical service units in developing specialty practice councils within the organization.

Establish departmental direction consistent with hospital and health system objectives.

Develop formal business plans with outcome measures. Prepares annual report.

Plan for and ensure competent care for patient and families.

Develop/monitor programs to facilitate meeting goals of department, CSU, hospital, and health system.

Provide administrative direction to management staff within areas of responsibility including supporting plan development, priority-setting, decision-making, and professional development.

Coordinate the resource needs for areas of responsibility, including reviewing and approving budgetary recommendations, and preparing variance analyses of budgeted revenues and expenses for areas of responsibility.

Lead change regarding quality of care and operational enhancements including implementation and communication plans related thereto.

Direct with management staff needed resources and work required to conform to hospital policies and procedures.

Direct activities with managers and administrators in other departments as needed to ensure high quality, efficient clinical services.

Direct personnel functions related to areas of responsibility including, but not limited to hiring and performance management

Serve as role model and resource for professional colleagues. Participates in leadership activities such as committees, professional organizations, publishing, teaching, and research.

Remain current with local trends and changes in nursing professional/practice in health environment. Ensure that department/staff meet JCAHO, NC Board of Nursing, and other regulatory/licensure requirements.

Represent the Chief Nursing Officer regarding nursing service issues.

Provide assistance with other projects as delegated by the Chief Nursing Officer and Associate Operating Officer.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Required Qualifications

Education -

Master's degree required. Bachelor's degree in Nursing required. Doctorate preferred.

Experience -

Seven years of progressive nursing leadership experience is required including at least 4 years of experience in a management role. Perioperative Operating Room experience preferred.

Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification -

Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina.

Nurses hired into leadership positions must obtain a nursing leadership certification within one year of hire.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.




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Job No:
Posted: 1/9/2021
Application Due: 4/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time