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Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)

Company: Universal Health Services, Inc.
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesChief Nursing Officer (CNO)The CompanyThe North Star Behavioral Health System is one of Alaska's top behavioral health providers, specializing in helping young people with life's challenges. - We have served children and adolescents through our acute care and residential treatment programs in Anchorage since 1984, and we now treat service members and veterans at the Chris Kyle Patriots Hospital. - North Star has four unique campuses serving the Anchorage area and is accredited by The Joint Commission.So, come see the Northern Lights, enjoy the ultimate sunshine in the summer, and join other fortunate residents of this great state that are not required to pay state income or sales tax!Much more online at: The OpportunityThe Chief Nursing Officer is a key member of the North Star Leadership Team who will integrate and coordinate a patient centric nursing strategy with a keen focus on patient care; ensuring that delivery of high-quality and cost-effective health care is consistent with the mission, vision, and values of Universal Health Services and in accordance with government regulation, licensing and accreditation requirements. -The CNO participates in the hospital's strategic planning and contributes to the achievement of institutional goals and objectives. - The Chief Nursing Officer will focus on 5 key areas: People, Service, Quality, Growth, and FinancePEOPLE: Creates an environment which supports employee development and teamwork to deliver compassionate patient care in a safe environment.SERVICE: Creates systems, processes and care standards to support the delivery of patient care in a safe, fiscally sound environment of service excellence. QUALITY: Provides accessible, timely, efficient, cost effective care by utilizing evidenced -based practice and continuous performance improvement.GROWTH/COMMUNITY: Fosters an environment that supports growth and community through activities, partnerships and shared goals. FINANCE: Supports an environment of financial stability to achieve the UHS mission and strategy. What do our current nursing leaders value at North Star & UHS?That despite our large company design, each facility is run independently, and so our nurse executives have the autonomy to manage their teams with clinical and educational support from corporate. - You are never alone, as you are part of a large network of peer nurse leaders that routinely exchange ideas and review current topics within the industry. - That we have an active Nursing Council based on shared governance and evidence-based practice. - That we offer internal leadership and clinical education, including a generous annual tuition assistance and continuing education allowance designed to keep you at the top of your practice. - That we offer and support real career advancement opportunity, including our COO-in-Training program and a variety of regional and national corporate roles designed to support the field and share advanced experience. - And, that UHS offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that reflects the work/life needs of our senior leaders. -CNO Benefit Highlights:

  • In-house Psychiatric Nurse Residency Transition-to-Practice Orientation (20 CEUs)
  • Career development opportunities across UHS and its 300+ locations!
  • Diverse programming to expand your experience and energize your career
  • HealthStream online learning catalogue with plenty of free CEU courses
  • Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
  • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
  • SoFi Student Loan Refinancing ProgramIf you would like to learn more before applying, please contact Scott Errickson, Program Director-Clinical Recruitment at (484) 584-2725, or via email at Scott.Errickson@UHSinc.comAbout Universal Health ServicesOne of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance, growing since its inception into a Fortune 500 corporation. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has 89,000 employees. Through its subsidiaries, UHS operates 28 acute care hospitals, 335 behavioral health facilities, 40 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points in 39 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.QualificationsJob Requirements:
    • Licensure: Current license or permit to practice professional nursing in the state of AK.
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a CCNE accredited nursing program; Master of Science in Nursing is strongly preferred.
    • Demonstrated working knowledge of behavioral health nursing clinical practices and management. - Experience with a free-standing inpatient setting is strongly preferred.
    • Extensive knowledge of principles and practices relevant to nursing and patient care activities.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of effective management and supervisory practices. - Highly developed written and verbal communication skills.
    • Three or more years of progressive nursing management experience in behavioral health setting
    • Ability to plan, direct, and monitor others' activities with demonstrated leadership abilities that contribute to a positive work environmentEEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.NoticeAt UHS and all subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates with matching skillset and experience with the best possible career at UHS and our subsidiaries. - We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail etc. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Inc., Anchorage , Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), Executive , Anchorage, Alaska

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