ACNO Director of Nursing

  • Job ID: 203100
  • City: Milwaukee
  • State: Wisconsin
  • Zip: 53201
  • Industry: Nursing Leadership
  • Salary: $150,000 - $250,000


Our Firm has been retained by one of the leaders in Wisconsin healthcare. They are part of a dynamic multi-hospital system consistently recognized nationally and internationally for excellence in health care. The cornerstone of their reputation is their medical and support staff, who choose to dedicate their careers to serving the needs of our patients and community.

They have engaged our firm as part of a system-wide clinical transformation to join new leadership in TRULY making a generational IMPACT on how healthcare is delivered in their service area.

Our client is seeking one of the top 10% of candidates to provide leadership to one or more of their award winning hospitals.

Develops strategies to align with the mission, vision and values of the organization. Provides oversight for areas of responsibility to ensure achievement of goals for the department(s). This would be an ideal position for an individual who wants to grow a program.

A key member of the nursing leadership team is responsible for setting strategies and the future direction of Nursing within their area of responsibility. There is also responsibility for all nursing related aspects of care delivered including financial management and oversight, clinical quality, engagement, nursing research, work force management and professional practice. In support of professional nursing practice the Director of Nursing provides leadership and creates a culture that supports the delivery of patient centered, specialized, evidence based nursing care across the continuum through an inter-professional approach to treatment, education and advocacy. This position contributes to the system goals by being accountable for the delivery of compassionate and safe care within the scope of practice as defined by the Wisconsin Board of Nursing and Hospital policy.


  • Current Wisconsin RN Licensure.
  • A Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing required.
  • Minimum of ten years of management experience at a manager level required.
  • Minimum of seven years in an acute care setting or a health care integrated delivery system.
  • Expert verbal and written communication skills, proficiency in presentation.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of a Magnet-designated nursing organization and the ability to provide guidance and support to achieve and maintain designation.
  • An effective communicator with strong oral and written skills; reads, writes and understands English; ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting a strategic vision into an operational model.
  • Must be able to create and maintain strong working relationships with health system management and executive leadership ensuring that department strategic, financial and operational issues are addressed appropriately.

Our client offers an aggressive salary based on experience, world class benefits and a world class organization for you to practice in and grow to the level your talents deserve!

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