VP CNO AdventHealth Manchester at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 12/28/2021


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Established in 1908, AdventHealth is one of the largest non-profit healthcare systems in the country, caring for more than a million patients each year. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) position at AdventHealth Manchester, Kentucky. 

As a faith-based organization, it is the intention of AdventHealth to identify and employ executive leaders who are professionally competent and who provide leadership that is consistent with our mission. It is required that the candidate serve the mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ and demonstrate proficiency in the AdventHealth executive leadership competencies. 


The CNO is a registered professional nurse with comprehensive responsibility for the assessment, problem identification, outcome identification, planning, implementation, and coordination of all processes which impact the quality and quantity of care delivered to the patients at their assigned facility. The CNO is responsible for employing strategies to foster health promotion, health teaching, and the provision of educational services and resources. Provides consultation to influence identified plans, enhance the abilities of others, and affects change in the organization. Under the CNO’s guidance, evaluation of outcomes is completed to assure that the quality of practice delivered by the facility is directed at improving care delivery and population outcomes. Interacts with and contributes to the professional development of peer and colleagues and collaborates with all levels of nursing staff, interdisciplinary teams, executive leaders, and other stakeholders. Assures the integration of ethical provisions in all areas of practice, integrates research findings into practice, and considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost, and impact of resources utilized in the planning and delivery of nursing and other services. Provides leadership in the professional practice setting and the profession, and acts as an advocate for the protections and rights of individuals, families, communities, populations, healthcare providers, nurses, and other professions and institutions and organizations, especially related to health and safety. Adheres to the ANA Code of Ethics, the ANA Scope and Standard for Nursing Practice, and the AONE)Nurse Executive Competencies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.  


  • Provides overall direction for all hospital departments including nursing. 

  • Develops goals and objectives consistent with the hospital mission and goals to serve as the foundation for all functions and progress of assigned departments. 

  • Assesses, organizes and plans departmental activities. 

  • Establishes a written organization plan which reflects the management functions and organization relationship of the assigned departments and delineates their relationship to the President, medical staff and other departments as appropriate. 

  • Establishes and develops, in conjunction with members of the nursing staff, standards of nursing practice and standards of patient care that guide the provision of nursing care required by all patients served by the hospital. 

  • Develops, implements and evaluates the personnel, supplies/equipment and capital budgets for assigned departments. 

  • Defines departmental policies and procedures and assists management personnel in their development and implementation. 

  • Provides guidance and direction to the management staff on issues of personnel management, budget implementation and professional practice. 

  • Determines the standards and procedures for the recruitment, selection promotion and terminations of personnel in his/her departments. 

  • Establishes position description for every level of personnel in assigned departments, and similarly for nursing personnel in accordance with the scope of practice, degree of education, experience and State licensing acts. 

  • Develops a staffing plan which provides guidelines for the optimum utilization of nursing personnel in accordance with established parameters. 

  • Directs the development of the orientation and staff education program necessary to maintain established standards of practice. 

  • Directs the assessment and improvement of the established nursing care delivery system. 

  • Integrates and collaborates with the AdventHealth Nursing Strategic Vision.  



  • BSN and master’s degree in related field 

  • 10 years of nursing experience 

  • Minimum of 5 years of clinical management in a comparable healthcare setting 

  • Current, valid state of Kentucky license to practice professional nursing or licensure from another state with verification of application and eligibility for Kentucky licensure endorsement 

If this position sounds like a great match for your skills set and experience, please apply online now! 

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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