Summa Health’s chief nursing executive embodies the health’s system’s values and principles in an authentic way. As a member of the executive team, the successful incumbent serves as a trusted business partner to the CEO and is charged with the development and implementation of the overarching mission, vision and philosophies for the organization.
The Senior Vice President, Chief Nursing Executive, is responsible for all nursing practice and quality standards system wide to include: Summa Health System, SummaCare, Summa Health Medical Group (SHMG), Call Center and Ambulatory Care and other Ancillary Services. Establishes vision, direction, strategy, and culture which optimally supports attainment of Summa Health’s mission.
In this role the incumbent directs the operations to effectively achieve the vision and strategic, financial, and operational plans that have been developed. Leads the development of systems and processes that create a culture that delivers optimal service quality and patient and family centered health and wellness care resulting in an excellent patient experience through a highly engaged workforce. Advances efficiency while promoting quality and safety. Develops a strategic approach to systems, processes and tools that improve staff efficiency, performance and retention. Identifies and develops an infrastructure and allocates resources to support operations as appropriate while ensuring long-term organizational success.
Formal Education Required:
Master’s degree required in Nursing or Business/Health Administration
Bachelor’s degree (if not in Nursing, then Master’s degree must be in Nursing)
ANCC certification in Nursing executive preferred
Leadership experience in an integrated health care delivery system and provider owned HMO preferred; progress towards a specialty certification required
Registered Nurse with current licensure in the State of Ohio or the ability to obtain one
Experience & Training Required:
Ten (10) years progressive nursing administration experience
Administrative experience must include current tertiary acute care hospital-based nursing services with broad scope of responsibility for clinical and fiscal management of general and specialty patient care units
Internal Number: 30081
About Summa Health
Summa Health is a patient-centered population health management organization that provides integrated and coordinated care and a superior experience for the people of Northeast Ohio. At Summa, our population health strategy is transforming the way we deliver care to positively impact the health of our community. Summa Health works with each patient, focusing on wellness through regular primary care visits and health screenings and personalized specialty care.
Summa Health – headquartered in Akron, Ohio – is one of the largest integrated healthcare delivery systems in the state. Formed in 1989 with the merger of Akron City and St. Thomas Hospitals, this nonprofit system now encompasses a network of:
•Community-based health centers
•Health insurance entity
•A multi-specialty group practice
•An entrepreneurial entity
•Research and medical education
Summa Health has organized all of its medical services under the umbrella of Summa Health System. Summa Health System offers exceptional approaches to healthcare delivery through multiple operating entities.