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Chief Nurse Executive (Atrium Health Pineville)

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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 91991
Job Family: Executives
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11071005440501-Administration


Position Summary:                                                                                                                                                               

The Chief Nurse Executive is responsible for organizing, planning, directing and evaluating all nursing functions and other patient care areas (e.g., social services, emergency medicine, pharmacy, rehabilitation and respiratory care services).  Additionally, the Chief Nurse Executive directs and develops hospital wide patient care standards, policies and procedures that assure high quality patient care. 


Position Accountabilities:                                                                                                                                                   

  1. Accountable for directing all operations of Patient Services at assigned facility/division. 
  2. Recommends and implements policies and procedures to improve efficiency and delivery of quality patient care. 
  3. Plans, manages, coordinates and evaluates the clinical and administrative activities for the department of nursing and the administrative activities for other clinical and non-clinical areas.
  4. Establishes a strong collaborative relationship with medical staff to achieve and encourage active participation from all staff members and create a working environment that will encourage retention of clinical employees. 
  5. Ensures that a clear understanding of health care guidelines is recognized at all times once a patient is in the care of Carolinas HealthCare System by a constant review and supervision of the medical practitioners in practice. 
  6. Promotes a strategic vision for nursing services that is consistent with and supports the mission of Carolinas HealthCare System. 
  7. Encourages innovation of the staff for the betterment of the welfare of the patients and the organization as a whole.


Enterprise Leadership Imperatives:                                                                                                                  

  • Thinks Critically and Strategically
  • Engages in rigorous problem-solving definition, data collection, and analysis, then makes good decisions in the face of uncertainty and ambiguity.
  • Recognizes important patterns in complex environments, distills the essence, and communicates through “powerful simplification.”
  • Sees the big picture and has a long-term perspective, while balancing it against short-term realities.
  • Envisions and Enacts the Future
  • Creates and communicates compelling visions of exciting, achievable futures.
  • Mobilizes people and transforms organizations to realize the vision.
  • Catalyzes innovation and builds supporting capabilities.
  • Is a committed steward of the Atrium Health culture.
  • Connects and Collaborates Across Atrium Health
  • Recognizes the critical importance of integration and collaboration in achieving high performance.
  • Convenes and nurtures cross-system teams and works effectively in the “white spaces.”
  • Seeks win-win outcomes and puts the well-being of the patient and the overall organization first.
  • Leads effectively across cultures.
  • Builds and Leads Inclusive, High-performing Leadership Teams
  • Understands the value of diversity in teams and gets the best out of all people.
  • Establishes trust and creates a culture of psychological safety to enable candid debate.
  • Builds consensus; decides when necessary.
  • Delivers outstanding results through others.
  • Understands and Shapes the External Environment
  • Is deeply knowledgeable about the Atrium Health business model and the consumer, competitive, political and social environments in which the organization operates.
  • Understands the importance of actively engaging with and shaping these environments.
  • Identifies, assesses and builds relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Mobilizes and directs supporting capabilities in public affairs, communications and government relations to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Builds Talent for and Across the System
  • Demonstrated personal accountability for developing future generations of Atrium Health leaders who reflect the diversity of communities we serve.
  • Engages actively with colleagues in assessing and developing executive talent, focusing on competencies and character.
  • Invests time in coaching and mentoring high potentials for success.
  • Is a role model, embodying the best of Atrium Health’s culture. 



  •  Graduate of school of nursing required.
  • Master’s degree in Nursing, Education or related field
  • Currently licensed as a registered nurse in the state of North Carolina 
  • Appropriate professional leadership certification required (within 2 years if not currently certified) or within 1 year of eligibility for professional certification.


Work Experience, Skills & Abilities:

  • Minimum of 5 years of nursing management experience at a senior level 
  • Specialty nursing experience preferred for roles with specialty oversight (e.g., behavioral health, long-term care, rehabilitation)
  • Must be knowledgeable of current leadership, management and quality improvement concepts.
  • Ability to participate in developing and implementing organizational strategies to address opportunities to improve the delivery of patient / nursing care.