Pay offered will be based on experience and qualifications. Fred Hutch executives are eligible for annual organizational and individual performance-based cash incentive awards. This position is eligible for relocation assistance and sign-on bonus. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center offers employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance health, well-being, and financial security. Benefits include medical/vision, dental, flexible spending accounts, life, disability, retirement, supplemental executive retirement, family life support, employee assistance program, onsite health clinic, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation (22 days per year), paid sick leave (12-25 days per year), paid holidays (13 days per year), paid parental leave (up to 4 weeks), and partially paid sabbatical leave (up to 6 months).
The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be determined based on various factors, including but not limited to scope of role, level of experience, education, accomplishments, internal equity, budget, and subject to Fair Market Value evaluation. The base compensation range listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 63441-006
The Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) is accountable for enhancing a clinical practice environment that is patient centered, with unsurpassed clinical quality and patient safety, while also providing significant contributions to education and research. This position reports to the Executive Vice President of Clinical Affairs of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center and will collaborate closely with the Chief Medical Officer and Chief Clinical Operations Officer.
Demonstrates the Fred Hutch mission and values in leadership behaviors, practice, and decisions. Creates a culture that fosters teamwork, inclusion, and collaboration throughout the organization.
Embraces and demonstrates the values of the organization through application of the Fred Hutch guiding principles in daily activities and decisions.
Serves as a key member of the Fred Hutch senior executive team representing Nursing and Patient Care Services regarding patient care, quality of care, work force, and community.
Partners with the Chief Medical Officer and Chief Clinical Operations Officer, working in a triad model to advance the organization’s goals.
Collaborates effectively with the University of Washington Medicine leadership team to ensure successful clinical integration of the Oncology Program.
Represents Fred Hutch in all relevant local and national nursing organizations.
Reporting to this position are Nursing and Patient Care Administration and Operations, Nursing Education, Nursing Research, and Inpatient Nursing Operations. This includes elements of infusion services, specimen collection, apheresis, blood transfusion, symptom management, etc., with oversight of more than 1,000 team members.
Leads patient-centered and evidence-based care delivery in an integrated and team-based context. Promotes and supports the cultivation, dissemination, and integration of local, national, and international trends and best practices for clinical care delivery in comprehensive cancer centers.
Develops and implements strategic plans, goals and initiatives for nursing and patient care services, aligning with the overall mission and vision of Fred Hutch.
Fosters a positive work environment through effective leadership, communication, and recognition programs, promoting nursing engagement and retention.
Manages effective and efficient allocation of nursing resources, including staffing levels and budgeting.
Facilitates the integration of research and evidence-based practice into patient care, promoting a culture of continuous learning and innovation.
Regulatory: Works with senior leadership and the accreditation and regulatory affairs group; responsible for ensuring that all sites of care are compliant with all DOH, CMS, Joint Commission, FACT and other regulatory and accreditation requirements.
Key Performance Metrics: Division budget-to-actual performance, employee engagement and turnover, patient experience (survey and timely access), patient safety, division DEI metrics.
Progressive nursing leadership experience: Experience in an academic health center or complex teaching hospital preferred.
Clinical excellence champion: Experience leading performance improvement and change management initiatives in the areas of clinical quality, patient safety, patient and staff engagement, and resource allocation.
Oncology experience preferred, ideally in an NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center
Financial and business acumen: Experience overseeing a P&L with balanced application of clinical, financial and management skills.
Demonstrated leadership in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion: Both for the populations served and within a hospital or health system.
Master's degree required in nursing or a related field. If the master's degree is not in nursing, then a baccalaureate or higher degree must be in nursing.
Active nursing license. If not already licensed in Washington, eligible for licensure in the state.
Master's Degree Required in Nursing or a Related Field. If the master's degree is not in nursing, then a baccalaureate or higher degree must be in nursing.
Active Nursing License. If not already licensed in Washington, eligible for licensure in the state.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center (Fred Hutch) is an independent, nonprofit organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Washington and is ranked as the top cancer care provider in the state by U.S. News.