Interim Chief Nursing Officer

Confidential | Hillsboro, Illinois 62049

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: August 03, 2022
Opportunity Code: 31361


Join a Critical Access Hospital in Hillsboro, IL as Interim Chief Nursing Officer! 

The Position

  • The Interim Chief Nursing Officer will be responsible for the high-level oversight and day-to-day operations of the nursing department. 
  • This role will report to the Chief Executive Officer, and oversee a team of 120 FTEs, including 10 direct reports. 
  • This leader will be asked to maintain a high level of excellent patient care and positive work environment. They will also be expected to hold the team together and keep them accountable with the change in leadership. 
  • The ideal candidate will be a collaborative leader, who isn’t afraid to ask questions. 
  • MSN required; Studer accreditation is preferred. 
  • Must be available to start within two-three weeks of acceptance. 

The Community 

  • Hillsboro is located just 50 miles south of Springfield, IL and 65 miles northeast from St. Louis, MO, the quaint village of Hillsboro is well known throughout central Illinois. Its unique charm, friendly townspeople and enviable lifestyle provides many benefits to Hillsboro residents and visitors alike.
  • From the picturesque courthouse, the Historical Harkey House, and the bronze statue of Abraham Lincoln commemorating his many visits to the city, history comes to life here. These historical features serve as the backdrop for the more modern downtown.
  • The Bremer Wildlife Sanctuary offers a peaceful getaway that’s just a stone’s throw from the heart of the city.
  • The lakes are one of Hillsboro’s main attractions. Get away from the hustle of life and have fun in the sun while boating, skiing, canoeing, or relax with a fishing trip in the serene environment of Hillsboro’s two beautiful lakes.

Interim Leadership with B.E. Smith

  • Interim leadership gives you the chance to make immediate and lasting improvements. Learn more about being a B.E. Smith interim leader.
  • The industry’s best Interim Leaders and Consultants choose B.E. Smith because of the firm's innovative employment model. The employment relationship is structured to provide you all the benefits of employment, while maintaining the flexibility you enjoy as an independent contractor.
  • Upon accepting engagements, you may become eligible for a variety of benefits, including access to medical, dental and vision insurance; life insurance; AD&D; and a flexible spending account (The availability of some benefits depends on the type and duration of the engagement).
  • You are an employee of B.E. Smith. Taxes are withheld and B.E. Smith covers the employer portion of your FICA.
  • Each interim healthcare executive job has different travel requirements. Your travel, lodging and business expenses are covered by B.E. Smith and the client.
  • In a standard Interim Leadership arrangement, the client pays for travel home every other weekend.
  • The client will also provide you with a rental car, as well as lodging that is clean, safe and in close proximity to the organization. Each is furnished and has a kitchen.
  • Some positions have specific licensing requirements. Check out our compact nursing license map for details!
  • View AMN Healthcare’s current COVID-19 updates, including vaccination information. 



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