Job Description

Vice President Chief Nursing Officer - Northern Cochise Community Hospital
Job CategoryManagement
ScheduleFull time
Shift1 - Day Shift

Our Mission

We are here to ensure the people of Willcox and the communities we serve have access to exceptional

patient care that is close to where they live.

Our Vision

To be your choice for healthcare resulting in healthier communities for the people in our district and


Our Values


We care about the people we serve and will attend to their individual needs in a timely manner. We will

work together to keep and maintain the health, comfort and safety of the communities we serve.

Equal Opportunity Employer Provider (EOEP).

Northern Cochise Community Hospital, Inc.

Chief Nursing Officer Position now open!

Northern Cochise Community Hospital, Inc., located in Willcox, AZ, is seeking a dedicated and

driven Chief Nursing Officer to join our team in providing leadership in quality care. NCCH is an

independent, non-profit organization that provides health services as a 24-bed Critical Access

Hospital with ancillary services, over 17 visiting specialists, a 6 bed Level IV Trauma certified

ER, and two off-site Rural Health Clinics.

Essential Functions:

The Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) reports to the CEO and is responsible and accountable for

planning, organizing and directing the overall operations of Nursing/Patient Care Services at

Northern Cochise Community Hospital (NCCH). The CNO exemplifies NCCH’s Mission, Vision,

and Values through nursing practice and delivery. This position also directs and coordinates

functions relating to the Medical Floor (Inpatient, outpatient, observation and Swing Bed),

Emergency Room, Endoscopy, Case Management, Utilization Review, Respiratory, Employee

Health, Nurse Education, Infection Control, Pharmacy, and Dietary services.

? Provides ongoing effective leadership and management for the day to day operations of

nursing and clinical services.

? Maintains compliance with regulations governing healthcare providers and the

regulations of accrediting bodies by monitoring operations, initiates changes as needed.

? Develops organizational and departmental goals and objectives, and establishes and implements

policies and procedures for departmental and organizational operation.

Education and/or Experience:

BSN from an accredited school of Nursing required, MSN preferred. 5 years supervisory experience with

at least 1 year of senior level Nursing Leadership experience as a DON or CNO at a CAH, plus 3 years

acute care nursing experience required. Previous ER experience preferred. 3 years nursing leadership

experience at a Critical Access Hospital (CAH) strongly preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

? Current Unrestricted Arizona Registered Nurse License required.

? Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

? Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Certification preferred.

? Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) Certification or ATCN preferred.

? Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certification preferred.

Applications can be submitted online at or at 901 W. Rex Allen Dr. Willcox AZ 85643.

Please contact Rebekah Noble, Recruitment & Retention Specialist, at or at 520-

766-6435 for more information!

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

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