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State of Montana Chief Nursing Officer (61674) in Helena, Montana

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) has a Nursing leadership opportunity within the Healthcare Facilities Division. Our mission at DPHHS is to improve and protect the health, well-being, and self-reliance of all Montanans throughout every stage of their life. By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to perform meaningful work in public service to our state and its residents. Whether you are joining the workforce or have several years of experience, DPHHS has the opportunity for you! The Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) oversees and directs all aspects of clinical care provided to patients, clients, and residents for the facilities in the Healthcare Facility Division. The CNO provides leadership to the nursing and clinical teams as well as establishing policy and practice guidelines based on the population served. The CNO supports the facility administrators and nurse leaders to manage the facilities quality of care, finances, to implement treatment plans, integrate new medical technologies, provide staffing guidelines, and to create overall policy development. This position also interacts with all other parts of the organization including the medical staff; rehabilitation therapy; social work; psychology; dietary; housekeeping; maintenance; fiscal; personnel; quality improvement; training and development and health information. The Chief Nursing Officer is responsible for ensuring the provision of clinical care services meets all regulatory guidelines including State and Federal standards for care. /This position may be eligible for partial telework within the state of Montana. Specific conditions will be provided by the supervisor and must adhere to state policy./ What we can offer you The State of Montana's comprehensive benefits package includes healthcare coverage, retirement plans, paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays, work/life balance, and eligibility to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. Visit the Health Care and Benefits Division for more information at In addition to employee benefits, there are a wide range of advancement opportunities within the largest state agency in Montana. * What you can offer us* * / Extensive knowledge of nursing in a psychiatric setting/ * / Ability to maintain up to date on regulations and best practices within the nursing field/ * / Skill in developing training program content, materials, and learning aids/ * / Ability to research, compile, and analyze data from multiple sources to identify and resolve a wide variety of issues and problems/ * / Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems/ * / Ability to develop and maintain positive relations with internal and external entities/ * /_ Meet minimum qualifications:_/ o / Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Montana or ability to obtain licensure in the State of Montana prior to the first day of work/ o / Bachelor's degree in Nursing is required./ o / Education and/or experience equivalent to a master’s degree in psychiatric or mental health nursing/ o / 5 years of directly related work experience in a high-level leadership position./ o / 5 years of supervisory experience in nursing or a closely related field/ o / Other combinations of education and experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis/ For a copy of the full job description or if you need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, contact Human Resources. * How to Apply* Submit the following required documents with your application on the State of Montana Careers website. When submitting the required documents, you must check the “relevant document” box to ensure your attachments are uploading correctly to the specific application for this position. * Resume * Cover Letter To be considered for any DPHHS position, applicants must complete and submit their application online, and upload any required documents. Successful applicant(s) are required to successfully pass all DPHHS specific background check(s) relevant to each position. DPHHS is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. / This position is open until filled with frequent screening of applicants./ Title: Chief Nursing Officer (61674) Location: Helena Requisition ID: 23141066 Other Locations: Lewistown, Butte, Glendive