Associate Chief Nurse, Medicine and Heart Center Nursing

Kirby Bates Associates is pleased to partner with Massachusetts General Hospital in their search for an Associate Chief Nurse (ACN), Medicine and Heart Center Nursing.

Massachusetts General Hospital has been ranked #5 in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2021-2022 and is ranked across 14 specialties. In 2015, Mass General was recognized as the #1 hospital in America and in 2019 ranked #2; it has consistently placed among the top hospitals since its inception in 1990. In 2021, Mass General also ranked #3 on the World’s Best Hospitals list by Newsweek. Mass General conducts the largest hospital-based research program in the nation and is a four-time Magnet designated hospital. The Knight Nursing Center’s Transition to Practice Program at MGH was accredited with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

The ACN, in collaboration with other disciplines and departmental colleagues, ensures that competent, compassionate patient care is consistently provided and is accountable for nursing care quality, financial, human resource, and satisfaction outcomes. The ACN will have overall responsibility for two Cardiac ICUs, three 36 bed Cardiac Step-Down Units, a Medical ICU, a Respiratory Care Unit, 11 general Medicine Units, Hemodialysis Service, and a Translational Research Unit. Leadership responsibility spans 20 Nursing Directors (ND) and a total of 1,400 FTEs. Each unit is supported by a ND and a Clinical Nurse Specialist.

Opportunity Highlights:
• Join a world-class relationship-based organization that values collaboration and professional development in a Magnet-driven culture.
• Participate in the strategic growth of MGH including the planning and opening of new patient care towers.
• Develop and support front line leaders to provide services consistent with MGH’s mission and vision.
• Serve as a member of the nursing executive leadership team.
• Participates in key forums at the Mass General Brigham system to align and advance strategic priorities.
• Collaborate with a dedicated team of transformational ACNs and NDs to improve patient access.

• Bachelor’s and Master’s degree, one of which must be in Nursing. Doctorate preferred.
• Certification in Nursing leadership required (specialty optional).
• Seven years of progressively responsible leadership experience in an academic medical center.
• Proven success improving capacity management.

To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact:

Jocelyn Clarke, BA  

Senior Executive Recruiter                       

Peggy Loughery, MSN, RN

Vice President Search Services

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