Endowed Senior Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer

Children's Hospital and Medical Center of Omaha | Omaha, Nebraska 68114

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: May 20, 2022
Opportunity Code: 30603


Join one of the nation's top-rated Children's Hospitals as Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer

The Opportunity

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center is recruiting an Endowed SVP and Chief Nursing Officer to provide vision, strategic direction and leadership for nursing services resulting in high quality patient care driven by evidenced based nursing practices and standards. This is an outstanding opportunity to join the executive leadership team of the region’s only full-service pediatric health care center that provides support through its exceptional clinical care, research, education and advocacy.

The Organization

Led by our visionary president and CEO, Chanda Chacón, MPH, FACHE, Children’s is a tax-exempt, independent 225-bed children’s hospital. Children’s employs a dedicated, highly skilled team of more than 3,100 staff members. With more than 250 pediatric specialists, Children’s physicians and providers comprise the area’s largest group of specialty pediatric experts.

An institutional affiliation agreement between Children’s and the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) College of Medicine offers collaboration and alignment of resources to enrich pediatric health care education, research and clinical care opportunities. The safe, high-quality care provided at Children’s has been nationally recognized and affirmed again and again. We have been honored with Magnet® Recognition—the gold standard of nursing excellence—four consecutive times. Both our NICU and PICU teams have received the prestigious Gold Beacon Award of Excellence for exceptional patient outcomes. Meanwhile, U.S. News & World Report has ranked us as a 2021-22 Best Children’s Hospital in four pediatric specialties: Cardiology and Heart Surgery, Pulmonology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery and Urology. This small sample of national awards reflects what our patient families and staff know: we are deeply committed to being our very best for the children we’re entrusted to serve.

Children’s has entered an exciting next chapter. Serving as a visible sign of our commitment to making the safest, highest-quality pediatric care available to more children throughout the region, Children’s state- of-the-art Hubbard Center for Children opened in August 2021. The Hubbard Center is home to Nebraska’s only Level IV regional Newborn Intensive Care Unit, a Fetal Care Center, the state’s only Level II Pediatric Trauma Center, a first-in-the-region Cardiac Care Unit, state-of-the-art surgical space, the regions only dedicated pediatric emergency department and so much more.

The Position

The Endowed Senior Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer will create a dynamic, compelling vision and strategic roadmap for nursing. They will foster an environment of nursing empowerment, exemplary professional practice, new knowledge, innovation, continuous improvement, and empirical outcomes. 


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing.
  • A Master’s Degree in Nursing and/or Master’s Degree in business or related field.
  • A Doctorate in Nursing or PhD is preferred.
  • Eligible for or maintains a current RN license in the state of Nebraska.
  • National specialty certification required in Nursing Administration or Certified Nurse Executive.

This search is being led by the Executive and Physician Leadership Search Group of AMN Leadership Solutions, a division of AMN Healthcare. AMN Healthcare is the leader and innovator in total talent solutions for healthcare organizations across the nation.

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