Central Maine Healthcare (CMH), a three-hospital system based in Lewiston, Maine, is seeking a Senior Vice President, Chief Nursing Executive (SVP/CNE). This position offers the opportunity to partner with a newly hired CEO to refine and enhance nursing across the full continuum of care. CMH has net patient revenues in excess of $600 million, serves more than 400,000 patients throughout the state and employs more than 4,200 people. Along with its three hospitals, the System also operates the Central Maine Medical Group (CMMG), a primary- and specialty-care organization with offices throughout Maine, the Dempsey Center, and the Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute.
As the top nurse executive and an integral member of the CMH senior management team, the SVP/CNE will provide leadership for organization-wide nursing activities directed at improving the safety, quality, effectiveness and efficiency of patient care delivered throughout the clinical system. The SVP/CNE serves to create and build a positive and mutually supportive relationship between administration, nursing and the medical staff. She/he is the visible, accessible leader of all nurses in the organization and serves as a role model of professionalism and dedication to the highest levels of patient care.
Candidates for the position will be minimally prepared at the graduate level, preferably in nursing, with demonstrated experience in developing a contemporary nursing structure within a large organization. Essential skills are guiding cultural continuity, adjustment and change, combined with a passion for measurable excellence in patient care.
Nominations, expressions of interest, or requests for additional information should be submitted to Rachel Polhemus and Tom Quinn through the office of Wendy Brower, preferably via e-mail to: CentralMaineSVPCNE@wittkieffer.com. Material that cannot be emailed may be sent to Witt/Kieffer, 7733 Forsyth Blvd., Suite 725, St. Louis, MO 63105; fax: 314-727-5662; phone: 314-754-6072.
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