Witt/Kieffer has been engaged to assist in the recruitment of the Chief Nursing Officer for University Hospital and the Samuel and Jean Frankel Cardiovascular Center at Michigan Medicine. Based in Ann Arbor, MI, Michigan Medicine is one of the largest and most respected health care complexes in the world. It is comprised of three hospitals, 40 outpatient locations and home care operations that handle more than 2.1 million outpatient visits a year, the University of Michigan Medical School and its Faculty Group Practice, and the clinical activities of the University of Michigan School of Nursing. The U-M Medical School is one of the nation's biomedical research powerhouses, with total research funding of more than $470 million. Michigan Medicine achieved Magnet status for the first time in February, 2017.
Reporting to the Chief Nursing Executive (CNE) of Michigan Medicine and the President of the Clinical Enterprise, the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) for University Hospital and Cardiovascular Center (UH/CVC) will provide leadership in all aspects of nursing in the UH/CVC nursing services. The CNO will participate in a triad leadership structure for UH/CVC that also includes the Executive Director and Chief Clinical Officer (CCO). The CNO will have full accountability for nursing practice and partner with the CCO for operational clinical services and assigned patient care services throughout UH/CVC integrating the Michigan Medicine values and principles with a focus on patient and family centered care. Success in the role will logically position the incumbent for additional leadership responsibility within Michigan Medicine.
The successful candidate will be a strategic senior nursing leader with a demonstrated track record of developing and implementing a strategic vision for nursing services that aligns with the strategic vision of the organization. S/he will have seven to ten years of administrative responsibility within a complex academic health care organization with progressive experience in nursing leadership positions at the Director level or higher. A Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and a Master’s degree in Nursing, Hospital Administration, Business, Public Health or related health care field is required. Either the Bachelors or Master’s degree must be in Nursing. A Doctoral degree in Nursing or related field is strongly preferred. The ability to obtain a current State of Michigan Board of Nursing license is required and recognized certification in nursing leadership or administration is desirable.
All nominations, expressions of interest, and discussions we be treated with strict confidence. For more information, please contact us at UMichCNO@wittkieffer.com.
Michigan Medicine is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.