Reference Number: afj20170523cno
Location: Pacific NW


Where Talent Meets Opportunity


Chief Nursing Officer

Pacific NW


Hospital:  130+ bed Not-for-profit, hospital in the Pacific Northwest. This hospital is part of a regional health system of 2 hospitals, 18 primary/specialty clinics over three county’s.   The health system offers the community Adv. Cardiac and Vascular Care, Cancer Care, Level  III Emergency Services, Diagnostic Services and a Family Birth Center.


Position:  400+ FTE’s:  Senior executive position responsible for all nursing and other designated patient care functions, with oversight for the assessment, planning, coordinating, implementation and evaluation of nursing practice.  Collaborates with the system and community based executive teams (Board, Providers) to identify key clinical issues.  Oversees the provision of safe, effective and appropriate patient care services and nursing practice.   This position reports to the CEO.


Benefits: Competitive Salary DOE, along with generous benefits and relocation assistance.



  • BSN, required
  • Master’s in nursing or applicable healthcare related field,
  • Current Washington RN License, required
  • 8+ years of acute care clinical experience,
  • 5+ years of progressive management experience,
  • Working knowledge of inpatient operational systems, regulatory standards (DNV/Joint Commission) and staffing,
  • Demonstrated success in Process Improvement, required.
  • Experience with evidence based practices, clinical competency programs, clinical leadership development and operations enhancement projects, required.
  • EPIC experience, preferred.

Location: This location is close to water and close enough to the city to enjoy all it offers. Community has much to offer: a plethora of outdoor activities, excellent schools, city life, and affordable cost of living.

To Learn More: To apply or schedule a confidential phone conversation, please send your resume (MS WORD format preferred) to, or call (303) 799 8188 x123. 


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