Chief Nursing Officer
Description: Bournewood Health Systems is seeking a Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) who will define and implements the philosophy, standards, organization and policies and procedures of the Nursing Department. The CNO has the theoretical knowledge, experience, and practical skills to assume authority and responsibility for nursing practice across all hospital services and programs. We are looking for an exceptional leader who will help Bournewood grow and continue a legacy since 1884 of excellent behavioral health treatment.
Bournewood Health Systems, founded in and continuously operating since 1884, is a private behavioral health organization with a main campus in Brookline, MA and satellite sites in Woburn, Lowell and Dedham. We are dedicated to providing quality, evidence-based and person-centered treatment for people with mental health and substance use conditions in a safe and respectful environment in partnership with the individuals and families we serve, focusing on support, hope and recovery. We are committed to a philosophy and an environment of care in which we treat people with dignity, respect and mutuality; protect their rights; provide the best care possible; support them in returning to their natural communities; and include patients and families as partners in their treatment. We stand firmly for providing a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, families and staff. All Bournewood employees are continuously trained in this philosophy. All candidates must be able and willing to promote the values of trauma-informed and patient-centered care.
Current MA license in nursing; experience in mental health and substance use nursing; supervisory, management or nursing education experience; masters degree in nursing or equivalent knowledge and skills
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
Supervises: All nursing unit staff of the inpatient hospital; Manager of Staff Education; activities of the Infection Control Nurse; undergraduate supervisor; and Quality Improvement Coordinator.