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Sharp HealthCare

General Information


Job title: Vice President Patient Care Services /Chief Nursing Officer
Job location: San Diego, CA 92123 United States
Requisition code: 51466
Date posted: 05/09/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Competitive pay and benefits

Job Classification

Job Category:Chief Nurse Officer

Job Description

Job description:
Sharp HealthCare is a not-for-profit integrated regional health care delivery system based in San Diego, California. Sharp includes four acute care hospitals, three specialty hospitals and two affiliated medical groups, plus a full spectrum of other facilities and services. Serving a population of approximately 3 million in San Diego County, Sharp has almost 14,000 employees and 2,600 affiliated physicians on medical staffs, and operates 1,867 beds. The Sharp Experience is our unique, systemwide commitment to transforming the health care experience in San Diego by becoming the best place to work, practice medicine and receive care.

Sharp HealthCare is a 2007 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient,
the nation’s highest Presidential honor for quality and organizational performance excellence.

Sharp HealthCare Benefits

Vice President Patient Care Services /Chief Nursing Officer
Sharp Memorial Hospital

Sharp Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care and consists of 368 beds. Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the hospital offers the latest medical technology and is home to San Diego’s largest, most modern Emergency and Trauma Center.

Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multi-organ transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.

This position resides at Sharp Memorial Hospital and is a leader in patient care excellence and innovation is committed to providing the highest quality care at a Magnet-designated hospital. This position will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer at Sharp Memorial hospital and has the authority, responsibility and accountability for the overall leadership, direction and management of nursing and hospital departments and functions.

The Vice President of Patient Care Services will provide leadership, direction, and management for assigned areas of responsibility in the fulfillment of the mission, values and philosophy of Sharp HealthCare. They will insure quality improvement, staff empowerment, customer satisfaction, and cost-effectiveness of programs/services under direction. This position is subject to broad policy and general executive guidance, within an overall strategic framework.

To learn more and to apply online, please visit:

Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/D/V).

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Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
• MS required doctorate preferred. If master’s degree is not in nursing then either a baccalaureate or doctoral degree must be in nursing.
• CA Nursing License required.
• Seven (7) to ten (10) years of executive level experience required.
• Extensive acute care hospital operations experience.
• Successful Magnet Designation experience preferred.
• Dynamic individual with an inspirational and motivational leadership.
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