Job details

Location: Savannah, TN

Salary: $150k / Year - $190k / Year

Chief Nursing Officer – Registered Nurse (RN)

POSITION TYPE: Registered Nurse (RN)

SPECIALTY UNIT: Chief Nursing Officer

LOCATION: Tennessee


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent

Job Summary:

  • Responsible for planning, organizing and directing the overall operations of Nursing/Patient Care Services. Ensures compliance with patient care quality standards as it relates to the diverse care provided to all age groups of patients ranging from neonate to geriatric. Will provide leadership of the responsibility, authority and accountability for nursing practice, nursing education and nursing research activities.


  • Ensures the nursing department staff performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical / health care errors.
  • Assists with development of the budget for the nursing department in collaboration with the CEO and Controller. Manages costs associated with personnel, equipment, and supplies.
  • Responsible for staffing plans, management of nursing hours per patient day, and quality of work of nursing staff.
  • Assures compliance with nursing scope of practice and HIPAA.
  • Enforces compliance of the nursing department with education / in-service requirements / orientation and competencies.
  • Leads monthly staff meetings and communicates information to/from management and leadership.
  • Promotes rehabilitation nursing philosophy and practice; encourages staff development, including acquisition of CRRN for qualified registered nurses.
  • Assists to review and evaluate risk and quality indicators, patient satisfaction results, and outcomes in order to continually improve performance and outcomes; communicates this information to the nursing department.
  • Responsible for interviewing, hiring, evaluating, counseling, and performance evaluations of staff in the nursing department.
  • Assures occurrence of appropriate documentation, including documentation of medical necessity, by staff in medical records, monitors completion and revisions to the Interdisciplinary Care Plan.
  • Other duties as needed.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Bachelor's degree in Nursing required. Master's degree in Nursing or related field preferred.


  • Must have 3-5 years' experience in nursing patient care services management required. Critical Care Nursing experience preferred. Prior experience as a Chief Nursing Officer preferred.
  • Current RN License TN
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Current certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • PALS Instructor

Job Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Direct Deposit
  • 401K
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • Excellent room for growth and advancement

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