Chief Nursing Officer

Willapa Harbor Hospital | South Bend, Washington 98586

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: February 10, 2020
Opportunity Code: 25339


Join a critical access hospital as the new Chief Nursing Officer

The Position

  • Seeking a visible Chief Nursing Officer to provide support and leadership to clinical services within a critical access hospital
  • Address staffing needs, evaluate performance, optimize struggling departments and ensure providers follow evidence-based practices
  • Provide opportunities for nurses to pursue professional development, implement processes around mentoring/coaching and drive improvements to key metric areas like wait time and patient satisfaction
  • Connect with the community and build the hospital’s reputation
  • Must have prior CNO experience and minimum BSN degree

The Organization

  • Willapa Harbor Hospital is a 26-bed critical access hospital dedicated to providing “small town caring” to the Greater Willapa Bay Area in Southwest Washington
  • The hospital provides a dozen services to patients and visitors in an effort to achieve a healthier overall community and an optimal hospital experience
  • The Willapa Harbor Health Foundation is run by a Board made up of local volunteers who dedicate themselves to supporting the community, citizen’s health and the Willapa Harbor Hospital

The Community

  • South Bend is a small, close-knit community in the southwest corridor of Washington
  • In addition to the mountains and beaches nearby. South Bend is also ideal for recreational activities like fishing, hunting, biking or hiking
  • While South Bend is conveniently located only two hours from both Seattle and Portland, it does not hold the same price tag as these high cost of living metros
  • Retirees often retreat to South Bend due to affordability of real estate and its central location to all the region has to offer



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