Chief Nursing Officer in Columbus, OH at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/3/2018

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  • Location:
    Columbus, OH
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  • Experience:
    At least 4 year(s)
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Job Description

Job Summary:

The Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) oversees the clinical staff and processes for behavioral health units. The CNO is responsible for creating, developing and implementing the strategic plan for areas of responsibility, consistent with the organization’s strategic plan.  Responsible for ensuring staffing is adequate for areas of responsibility in order to provide quality care that is also cost effective.   The CNO ensures policies and procedures are reviewed regularly and implemented effectively throughout areas of responsibility in accordance to the organization’s policy.  The CNO takes a lead role during all regulatory surveys and ensures regulatory compliance for areas of responsibility.  Actively participates in the Performance Improvement and Risk Management programs. Responsible for adhering to the organization’s expectations related to human resources for employees in areas of responsibility. The CNO is responsible for the development, revision and implementation of the quality improvement program for areas of responsibility. The CNO is responsible for achieving favorable patient, staff and provider satisfaction scores in areas of responsibility.



  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Required


  • Current Ohio state registered nursing license in good standing


  • Minimum four (4) years psychiatric experience
  • Minimum five (2) years nursing management experience in similar or larger healthcare organization(s)
  • Minimum two (2) years behavioral health leadership experience
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve fiscal, productivity, quality, legal, regulatory and other dashboard benchmarks through nursing management experience in a like setting.
  • Demonstrated favorable results in patient, staff and physician satisfaction through management experience in a behavioral health environment.


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