Vice President Nursing Operations/Chief Nursing Officer

Live in a beautiful coastal community and lead a growing healthcare system

Kirby Bates Associates is pleased to partner with Beebe Healthcare in their search for a VP, Nursing Operations/CNO.

Beebe Healthcare serves the Sussex County community with Beebe Medical Center located in beautiful, historic Lewes, Delaware, and outpatient locations in Georgetown, Millsboro, Milton, Millville, and Rehoboth Beach. The Medical Center, a 210-licensed-bed, not-for-profit seaside community hospital, provides specialized services including cardiac and vascular, surgical services, oncology, women’s health, and Orthopedic services. Beebe offers an array of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services. Beebe is also training the next generation of nurses through the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing, located behind the Medical Center.

Opportunity Highlights: 

  • VP/CNO reports directly to the EVP/COO of Beebe Medical Center
  • Ability to lead nursing practice across the Beebe Healthcare System
  • Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care (2017-2019)
  • Named among the top 10% in the nation for Joint Replacement (2018-2021)
  • Highmark BCBS Delaware Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care and Maternity Care


  • Ten years hospital operations management experience with increasing levels of successful managerial accountability within nursing.
  • BSN and Master’s degree required.

To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact:

Wendy Siegel                                                                 Peggy Loughery

Senior Executive Recruiter                                      Senior Vice President Search Services                                        

678-263-0822                                                                 610-709-6434


Kirby Bates Associates is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our associates.