Nursing and Patient Experience Leader - LeConte Medical Center
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, highly motivated nursing leader. Our Chief Nursing Officer leads nursing strategy, patient experience, and clinical practice for LeConte Medical Center. LeConte Medical Center is an affiliate of Covenant Health, the region’s largest premier health care provider and recognized in 2018 by Forbes magazine as one of Americas Best employers for Diversity and Women. LeConte Medical Center is a 79 bed medical center located in Sevierville, TN near the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The hospital has been recognized as at Top 100 Community Hospital by Becker’s Hospital Review and also ranked number one on Soliant Health list of Most Beautiful Hospitals in America in 2013. Our health system is joint commission accredited and not-for-profit.
The CNO incumbent for LeConte Medical Center will be a key member of our senior leadership team and will work closely with the Chief Administrative Officer of the facility as well as the System CNO. Our Chief Nursing officers are accountable for the provision and quality of all nursing services at a facility level in support of Covenant Health’s System and our regional goals. This includes strategically ensuring a balance of optimal and efficient patient care; staff, patient, and physician satisfaction; and cooperative partnerships with other organizational departments and professional groups.
The CNO has a constant focus on patient-centeredness, excellence in all we do, ensure we are the best choice for our patients, employees, physicians and volunteers. The CNO creates and maintains standards and systems for care delivery at the facility which promotes evidence-based practice and are designed to support the management of productivity targets, and appropriate planning for and use of available resources as well as staff and patient safety.
Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s preferred
Five (5 to 10) years of experience in patient care services to include healthcare leadership positions; experience in financial analysis of revenue generating clinical departments.
Licensure Requirement: Current RN license required.
About Covenant Health
Covenant Health is a comprehensive, community-owned health system dedicated to improving the health of the people it serves. Established in 1996 by the consolidation of Fort Sanders Health System, Knoxville, Tennessee, and MMC HealthCare System in Oak Ridge, Covenant Health is governed by a voluntary board of directors made up of community leaders and medical professionals.Covenant Health includes nine acute care hospitals in East Tennessee: Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center and Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville, Fort Loudoun Medical Center in Lenoir City, LeConte Medical Center in Sevierville, Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System in Morristown, Roane Medical Center in Harriman, Claiborne Medical Center in Tazewell and Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. It also includes Peninsula Hospital, a psychiatric hospital in East Tennessee’s Blount County.Member organizations also include the Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center, Thompson Cancer Survival Center, Peninsula (a division of Parkwest Medical Center), Fortress Corporation, Fort Sanders West Diagnostic Center, Nanny’s, Fort Sanders Health and Fitness Center, Covenant Medical Group, ... and Covenant HomeCare and Hospice. Covenant Health also operates the Fort Sanders Nursing Department, a baccalaureate nursing education program at Tennessee Wesleyan College, in Athens, Tennessee.Philanthropic affiliates include Fort Sanders Foundation and the Thompson Cancer Survival Center Foundation in Knoxville, Methodist Medical Center Foundation in Oak Ridge, the Dr. Robert F. Thomas Foundation in Sevierville, and Morristown-Hamblen Foundation in Morristown. Funds raised by the foundations provide services, equipment and other resources for excellence in patient care.More than 10,000 people are employed by Covenant Health and its member organizations. Working together with nearly 1,500 affiliated physicians, these healthcare professionals deliver quality care to thousands of patients throughout East Tennessee.