AVP Nursing - Lead Nurse Executive

Montefiore Hospital-Moses Campus | Bronx, New York 10467

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: July 08, 2022
Opportunity Code: 31027


Lead Nurse Executive


The Lead Nurse Executive will report directly to the SVP & Executive Director, Montefiore Moses Campus and have a matrixed reporting relationship to the SVP of Nursing, Montefiore Health System. This role will directly oversee all inpatient medical-surgical, critical care, and psychiatric nursing services provided at 20 patient care units across Moses’ three patient care pavilions, as well as the Moses Hospital Nursing Resource Center and off-shift nursing services. In total, the Lead Nurse Executive will have oversight responsibility for approximately 2,100 FTE’s and an operating budget of approximately $400M.  

The Lead Nurse Executive holds the key leadership role in internal nursing operations at Montefiore Moses Hospital, working closely with other hospital and health system leaders to actualize the vision, mission, values, and balanced scorecard performance measures for Montefiore Medical Center. The Lead Nurse Executive is accountable with the Senior Vice President & Executive Director- Moses Campus for the overall management of activities at Montefiore Moses Hospital to ensure that quality, compassionate, culturally competent, effective, and efficient patient care is delivered in compliance with the standards and regulations of the Montefiore Health System and regulatory agencies. The Lead Nurse Executive is accountable with the Nursing Executive Leadership staff of Montefiore Health System and members of Nursing Executive Council in a shared governance model to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate the scope of practice for nursing service staff, nursing professional practice standards and patient care outcomes for nursing service staff, nursing professional practice standards and patient care outcomes. He or she ensures the maintenance of standards of the practice for nursing at Montefiore Moses Hospital, as defined by the American Nurses Association Code of Ethics, Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice, and Nursing’s Social Policy Statement.  


Montefiore Health System is a premier academic health system serving 3.1 million residents of the Bronx, Westchester, and the Hudson Valley Region. With nearly 35,000 employees and more than 7,000 attending physicians, the system includes 10 acute care hospitals across 4 counties, a rehabilitation hospital, a state-of-the-art surgical specialty campus (hospital without beds), a 215-site ambulatory network, a skilled nursing facility, a school of nursing, two home health agencies, and New York State’s first hospital-based off-campus emergency department. 

Montefiore Medical Center is a premier academic medical center and the primary teaching hospital of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York City. Perpetually ranked as one of the best health organizations in the U.S. by US News and World Report, Montefiore Medical Center, Montefiore serves a population of more than 2 million in the Bronx and Westchester County. Montefiore Medical Center provides inpatient care at three major campuses, all located within four miles of each other, totaling nearly 1,500 beds. Its main campus, the Moses Campus, is located in a residential section of the northwest Bronx, on the border of Westchester County and 12 miles from the heart of Manhattan. The Moses Campus includes the 683-bed flagship tertiary Moses Hospital, the largest and busiest within the Montefiore system, and the adjacent Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. Montefiore Moses Hospital is the largest tertiary teaching hospital of Montefiore Medicine, with annual net operating revenue of approximately $1.8B.  Montefiore Moses provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art medical, surgical, and behavioral health services to the residents of the Bronx and adjacent Westchester County.  


  • Licensed or eligible for licensure as a professional nurse in New York State.  
  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing and Master’s in nursing or related field.
  • Possesses strong clinical credibility, borne from experience and accomplishment.
  • Four or more years of nursing leadership experience in a healthcare provider environment of similar size, nature, and complexity.  Current or prior experience within a large, tertiary teaching hospital environment is required; leadership experience within an urban safety net hospital environment is preferred, as is experience working with a unionized nursing workforce.
  • Successful experience as a site-based senior nursing leader within an integrated, highly matrixed multi-hospital health system is a plus.
  • Leadership experience and advocacy within a Magnet designated hospital is a plus.

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