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Penn State Health Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer - Lancaster Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Shared Services

Location: US:PA:Lancaster

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Days

Hours: 8:00a - 5:00p


As a key member of senior leadership at Penn State Health's new Lancaster Medical Center, the Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer provides strategic direction, executive level leadership, planning, organization and general management for all aspects of patient care at a community hospital, ensuring integration of services and compliance with long range objectives and strategies, including the provision of excellent quality services and the practice of sound business practices.

The Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer is responsible for nursing practice, and overall administrative, operational, and financial functions of nursing and clinical areas. This includes proactively identifying progressive approaches to deliver patient care and enhance overall patient satisfaction, and culture of nursing and clinical services.


Bachelors in Nursing, and Masters Degree in Nursing or Healthcare Administration is required.

Current Registered Professional Nurse license, issued by the PA State Board of Nursing required.

10 years of experience in healthcare with at least 7 years of progressive management experience in Nursing Administration required.

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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