Chief Nursing Officer, St. Peter's Hospital
Trinity Health

Albany, New York

Posted in Medical and Nursing

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Employment Type:
Full time



Trinity Health


Serves as a member of the Regional Health Ministry's (RHM) senior leadership team. Provides clinical and administrative leadership for planning, organizing, directing, monitoring and evaluating safe high quality patient care across the continuum to advance clinical practice and patient care consistent with the ANA Scope of Practice and American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Standards.


Knows, understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the Trinity Health Mission, Vision, and Values in behaviors, practices, and decisions.

Participates in the administration of the Regional Health Ministry as a full member of the senior leadership team, including strategic planning, execution, change management, and organizational decision-making. Develops and implements nursing's mission, vision, values and strategic, short and long term goals and objectives, standards of care and operating plans for patient care services.

Collaborates with the senior leadership team in the development and implementation of operating and capital budgets.

Develops and implements ongoing measures/evaluation methods related to all dimensions of performance inclusive of budget and productivity targets.

Develops and implements plans, including education and required competencies that ensure staffing for safe high quality patient care.

Ensures the recruitment, retention, development, succession planning for and engagement of quality patient care associates and leadership. Promotes an environment of shared leadership and decision making.

Participates in evaluating, selecting and integrating health care technology and information systems that support patient care.

In collaboration with the Chief Medical Officer and the Chief Quality Officer, serves as a sponsor and develops and directs the implementation of effective evidence-based programs to measure, analyze and continuously improve the safety and quality of all patient care services through empiric outcomes.

Ensures compliance with all health care standards and requirements established by various licensing, regulatory and accreditation bodies.

10. Communicates on a regular basis with senior leaders, the medical staff, the board and other identified stakeholders achievements and concerns related to patient safety, quality, patient loyalty, associate engagement and physician satisfaction.

Participates in regional decision-making and workgroups, assuming leadership in implementing improvement changes within the Regional Health Ministry.

12. Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations, Trinity Health's Organizational Integrity Program, Standards of Conduct, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical, and professional behavior.


As a Trinity Health Executive, the incumbent is expected to demonstrate leadership traits which support our Mission Statement and Core Values as identified below:

Mission Statement: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities.

Core Values:

  • Reverence: We honor the sacredness and dignity of every person.

  • Commitment to Those who are Poor: We stand with and serve those who are poor, especially those most vulnerable.

  • Justice: We foster right relationships to promote the common good, including sustainability of Earth.

  • Stewardship: We honor our heritage and hold ourselves accountable for the human, financial and natural resources entrusted to our care.

  • Integrity: We are faithful to those we say we are.

  • Safety: We embrace a culture that prevents harm and nurtures a healing, safe environment for all.


State Registered Nursing license

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree with appropriate Master's Degree in Nursing, Business or Health Administration. Doctoral education preferred.

Minimum of five (5) years executive/director level leadership experience in patient care in an acute care setting

Advanced knowledge of professional nursing practice in an executive or specialty practice area as evidenced through certification (e.g. CENP, NEA-BC, FACHE, etc.). Certification required within 18 months of hire.

Member of a professional nursing organization

A thorough understanding of the Electronic Medical Record, concepts of clinical informatics, and other advanced health care technologies

A thorough understanding of the health care environment and all applicable laws and regulations

In depth knowledge of system thinking, change leadership, shared governance, matrix reporting, continuous improvement, process excellence, and financial and productivity management

Demonstrated ability to collaborate with all members of the administrative and health care team

The ability to synthesize and interpret large amounts of clinical, quality, and financial data

Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills

Demonstrated ability to model the use of evidence-based leadership/practice, and project management skills.

Displays excellent interpersonal and communication skills to provide advice, counsel and leadership to staff, physicians, patients and the community


Must be able to balance, manage and adapt to frequently changing work priorities, and be able to prioritize and balance the requirements of working with the System Office and Regional Health Ministries (RHMs).

Must be able to travel to the various Trinity Health sites as needed.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties so assigned.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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