Vice President/Chief Nursing Officer

Temple University-Episcopal Hospital | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19125

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: November 09, 2022
Opportunity Code: 31896


Bring your expertise to the “City of Brotherly Love” and serve as the Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer with Temple University-Episcopal Hospital


The Position

  • The Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer will be responsible for the oversight of day-to-day operations at the Episcopal Hospital Northwest campus. Oversight includes Inpatient Behavioral Health, ED, Wound Care and a smaller medical group located nearby providing Ambulatory services.
  • Reporting directly to the System Chief Nursing Officer, this leader will oversee a team of 10 direct reports and 584 FTE’s.
  • This leader will serve as a change agent for the staff, working to incorporate initiatives set forth by senior leadership into daily operations. They will be responsible for redefining a quality scorecard, ensuring patient experience and quality of care is top notch. This leader will also serve as a mentor to staff, and continue to drive the team to capacity in providing care.
  • The ideal candidate will be a strong, visible, and hands on leader who is willing to roll up their sleeves and work alongside the team. Must have excellent collaboration and communication skills.
  • Must have an extensive knowledge of Behavioral Health services. Previous CNO experience, or experience as Senior Director/Vice President within a large healthcare organization required. Union experience is strongly preferred.
  • Master’s degree required; Doctorate preferred. Active RN license required. 

The Organization

  • Temple Health employees are proud of our unique role serving the healthcare needs of Southeast Pennsylvania. For over 125 years, we have provided an indispensable network of health services for our local neighborhoods, the region and beyond.
  • Temple University Hospital – which includes its Main Campus, Jeanes Campus, Episcopal Campus, and Northeastern Campus – is one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for both cardiac care and gastrointestinal surgery for 2023. The organization has been named as one of Forbes Best Places to work for the past three years.
  • Temple University Hospital (TUH) – Episcopal Campus is a major provider of healthcare services and is located just two miles from TUH – Main Campus. Its history began more than 150 years ago and its commitment to providing high-quality, compassionate care has never wavered.
  • TUH – Episcopal Campus is home to Temple University Hospital’s behavioral health services, including 74 adult inpatient psychiatric beds, 44 adult extended psychiatric beds, a full-service outpatient program for adults and children, and one of only four emergency Crisis Response Centers in Philadelphia. 
  • TUH – Episcopal Campus's Behavioral Health Center consistently scores in the 95th percentile or above on patient satisfaction surveys. As a result, the campus has received numerous national awards for its success.

The Community 

  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania’s largest city, is home to several historical sites such as Independence National Historic Park, Independence Hall, and the Liberty Bell, all related to the founding of the United States.
  • The city is full of museums, music, and an abundance of food options; not to mention, a storied professional sports scene that includes the 76ers, the Phillies, the Eagles, and the Flyers.
  • Higher education is a big deal in Philadelphia, being one of the founding members of the Association of American Universities, and housing the University of Pennsylvania (arguably the oldest university in the country).
  • Philadelphia, centrally located in the Tri-State area is quick hour train ride to New York City, or 30-minute drive to Trenton, NJ. 




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