The Chief Clinical Officer (CCO) is responsible for the education, research, and professional practice services of HPNA. Develop systems, processes, programs, and collaborations to identify, translate and facilitate actions to enhance the practice of palliative nursing. In collaboration with the CEO, identify opportunities and build relationships and partnerships that support the mission and enhance the presence of HPNA. Champion the advocacy and public policy initiatives of the enterprise in support of the mission, vision, and strategic plan.
Serves as a member of the Executive Leadership Team to ensure development of integrated strategic vision and tactical plans for education, research, and professional practice and quality initiatives. Provides leadership to enhance clinical practice resources, products, and programs to reflect state of the art, evidence based practices.
Works in conjunction with the CEO to prioritize and capitalize on national opportunities to participate and influence nursing and healthcare policy and practices. Represents and identifies qualified individuals to represent our organizations at the national level.
Evaluates collaborative and business partnerships to enhance growth and development of new and innovative education and research initiatives. Develops relationships with key stakeholder in these arenas.
Oversees the development and implementation of the advocacy and public policy work across the enterprise. Works in collaboration with internal staff, external consultants, and organizational representatives to execute our advocacy strategies.
Collaborates in the development and management of the budget for assigned areas. Seeks opportunities for potential grant funding to support clinical and programmatic initiatives and works with Finance and the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation to develop and submit grant applications.
Master’s Degree in nursing or healthcare related field required, RN required. Doctoral degree preferred.Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in a leadership or executive level position. 10 years of related professional experience with clinical-based services and programs. Proven ability to effectively lead organizational development and change. Proven knowledge of global issues affecting the profession of palliative nursing.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal. Proven success managing staff to achieve results through positive management techniques. Effectively build relationships with volunteer leaders and leaders of inter-professional groups.
Ability to read and analyze financial reports to establish pricing strategies to meet/exceed financial targets, and to establish and manage departmental budget. Ability to interpret and comprehend inferential statistics and the ability to communicate practical applications. Ability to conduct financial forecasting and to identify targeted projections.
Internal Number: 2018101601
About Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association
The Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA) is a national professional association serving nurses and other healthcare professionals working in palliative and hospice care. Together with the affiliated organizations, the Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center and the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation, HPNA works to advance expert care in serious illness.