Vice President of Patient Care

CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center - Bergan Mercy | Omaha, Nebraska 68124

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: September 17, 2018
Opportunity Code: 16706


New strategic senior leadership role in Omaha, Nebraska as Vice President of Patient Care with CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center – Bergan Mercy, a member of Catholic Health Initiatives

The Position
  • The Vice President provides strategic, visionary leadership for nursing practice and patient care functions and services for the 396-bed academic medical center and Level I Trauma Center
  • This executive partners with the leadership team to develop a direction for the organization, evaluate performance and quality outcomes and assist in the Pathways to Excellence recertification
  • The VP will focus on employee engagement by serving as a mentor to the team, driving initiatives to reduce turnover, holding team members accountable and growing future leaders
  • A key role of this position is to build strong relationships with physicians and establish credibility and trust, as well as identify and build the culture of the newly merged organization
  • We are seeking a transformational, passionate, experienced Chief Nursing Officer with system and academic medical center experience
  • Master’s degree required

The Organization 
  • CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center - Bergan Mercy is a 396-bed academic medical center and Level I Trauma Center
  • CHI Health is a regional network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities
  • Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 14 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities, a free standing emergency department, more than 150 employed physician practice locations and more than 12,000 employees in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa
  • Nearly 15,900 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools
  • CHI Health is part of Catholic Health Initiatives, a national nonprofit health system based in Englewood, Colorado

The Community 
  • Omaha, Nebraska is a safe, family-oriented community with excellent schools, a new large downtown convention center and arena which attracts major NCAA events such as the College World Series
  • Residents of Omaha enjoy great dining, shopping and entertainment in the Old Market area
  • The city is also home to the famous Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium and many other family fun activities
  • Omaha is only three hours north of Kansas City, Missouri


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