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Chief Nursing Officer
JOB SUMMARY: Plans, organizes and directs the provision of patient care services. Supervises department managers and all functions including developing and maintaining patient care objectives, standards of care, policy and procedures. Assists with development of educational requirements, the Hospital Infection Control Program, Quality Improvement Processes and other related areas. Willing to help on the floor if the need arises.


A. Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing. Bachelors
degree in Nursing or equivalent preferred. A Masters degree in Nursing is desirable.

B. Personal Job-Related Skills: Advanced knowledge of nursing theories and
practices. Leadership and management abilities and effective oral and written
communications skills.

C. Licensure, Registry or Certification: Registered Nurse currently licensed by
the State of Texas. BSN required.

D. Experience:

1. Prior Work Experience: Five years of professional nursing experience in a
clinical setting, two years in a nursing managerial, supervisory, or instructor role.

2. Technical Training: Current CPR certification. Basic EKG Interpretation. IV Therapy

E. Physical and Mental Requirements:
Duties of the position require extended periods of sitting, moderate periods of walking and standing. Pushing, pulling, reaching, and bending are required when involved in patient care. Lifting up to 40 pounds may be required when working in direct patient care or moving equipment.

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job without compromising standards of the areas supervised.

Additional Information
Position Type : Full Time

Contact Information
Leisha Elrod - HR Director
Human Resources
304 So. Daugherty
Eastland, TX 76448
Phone: 254-631-5342
Fax: 254-629-8929

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