Associate Chief Nursing Officer (Developing CNO Program -
Bakersfield) Bakersfield, California
Clinical Leadership, Nursing, Hospital Leadership
Encompass HealthRehabilitation Hospital of Bakersfield
Location: 5001 Commerce Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93309 Who
are We Our hospital is a 86-bed inpatient rehabilitationhospital
that offers comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services
designedto return patients leading active and independent lives.
Our hospitalprovides a wide range of physical rehabilitation
services, a vast network ofhighly skilled physicians and
therapists, and the most innovative equipment andrehabilitation
technology, ensuring that all patients have access to thehighest
Our Team Combined talent of leaders and healthcareprofessionals
we strive to provide top quality care to our patients andcommunity
we serve. Clickhere to meet the team and take a hospital
Our Developing Future CNO Program The Associate Chief
Nursing Officer (CNO) positionis designed to prepare leaders who
aspire to be the chief nursing officer of ahospital. Program
members learn through experience and mentorship how to
leadsignificant improvements in the hospital’s nursing outcomes.
Upon successfulcompletion of the program, associate CNOs may apply
to any open CNOopportunities across our national footprint. In most
cases,this requires program participants to relocate after
completion of program.
The Associate Chief Nursing Officer position is
a 12-18month hospital CNO development assignment. The
Associate CNO isresponsible for developing and demonstrating the
necessary qualifications tobecome a CNO while leading significant
and successful improvements in thehospital's nursing outcomes.
Associate CNO reports to the hospital's CNO,is a member of the
hospital's senior leadership team, and manages others -
withprogressively increasing responsibility based on demonstrated
ability andhospital needs. The Associate CNO is expected to
complete the Developing FutureCNOs program curriculum and other
tasks as assigned.
- Required: Current RNlicensure appropriate to state
- BLS certification (ACLS Preferred) - CRRN certification
to be obtained within ayear of meeting the eligibility requirement
to sit for the examination.
Education, Trainingand Years of Experience:
- Masters of Science in Nursing or relatedfield (preferred, with
an expectation of earning within 1 year of placement asa CNO).
- Bachelors of Science in Nursing, unlesshigher degree required
Required: Five years ofnursing experience.
Required: Three years ofexperience in an inpatient hospital
Required: Two years ofrecent (within the last 5 years) Nursing
Management experience withresponsibilities including: 24 hour
accountability, FTE management, policy,procedure, and budgetary
oversight, and conducting disciplinary action.
Required: Relocation aftercompletion of program to hospital with
Job Code: 101105
Address: 5001 Commerce Drive, Bakersfield 93309
Job ID: 2016314