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Chief Nursing Executive
The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) is seeking a Chief Nursing Executive to support its missions of health care, academics and research.  This position reports directly to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical Affairs. 

UMMC is located in Jackson, Miss., and serves UMMC’s multiple sites throughout the state.

UMMC is the state’s only academic health sciences center and provides the only Level I Trauma Center, Level IV NICU, children’s hospital and solid organ transplantation services.  UMMC is the second-largest employer in Mississippi with nearly 10,000 employees.  UMMC has three specialized hospitals with 697 beds, up to 125 specialties and an annual budget of $1.7 billion.
Position Summary:
  • To provide visionary leadership for the defined standard of nursing excellence and enhance the organizational vision and mission of the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s health system. 
  • To develop, recommend, and implement system-wide solutions to meet organizational goals and standards. 
  • To provide effective employee communication mechanisms to build relationships and ensure patient satisfaction. 
  • To improve quality of care to exceed patient satisfaction. 
  • To identify innovative and strategic ways to improve financial performance.
Direct reports include:  Chief Nursing Officer – Adult Hospital; Chief Nursing and Clinical Services Officer - Children’s of Mississippi; Associate Chief Nursing Officer – Perioperative Services; Executive Director - Advanced Practice Providers; Director - Nursing Quality Development and Professional Practice.  Dotted line direct reports include: Assistant Administrator and Chief Nursing Officer – UMMC Holmes County ; Chief Nursing Officer – UMMC Grenada; Nursing Informatics team.

Required Education, Experience and Licenses: 
  • Master's degree in Nursing, Health Care Administration, or related field and ten (10) years of progressive leadership experience in nursing; experience cannot be substituted for educational requirement. 
  • Experience in an academic medical center environment strongly preferred, with a track record of excellence with employee engagement.
  • Valid RN License required. 
  • Fellow in the American College of Health Care Executives (FACHE) or Nurse Executive – Advanced Board Certification (NEA-BC) strongly preferred.
To learn more about this opportunity, click this link: www.umc.edu/cne  
Position: Chief Nursing Executive
Organization: The University of Mississippi Medical Center
Location: Jackson,  MS 
United States
Posting Start Date: 6/3/2021
Date Posted: 6/3/2021
Status: This listing expires on: 7/3/2021
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Organization Information
The University of Mississippi Medical Center

Jackson,  MS 
United States