Chief Nursing Officer, Piedmont Macon Medical Center & Piedmont North Hospital

  • Piedmont Healthcare
  • Macon, GA

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Piedmont Healthcare seeks a Chief Nursing Officer to lead it's Piedmont Macon Medical Center and Piedmont Macon North Hospital. Apply here!More than 110 years since it was founded, Piedmont Healthcare is known as a leading health system in cancer care, treatment of heart disease, and organ transplantation with 11 hospitals, 27 urgent care centers, 555 Piedmont Healthcare practice locations and more than 2,300 Piedmont Clinic members in the greater Atlanta area. Piedmont Healthcare’s more than 22,000 employees dedicate themselves to making a positive difference in every life they touch, and the system’s commitment doesn’t stop there. In FY 2019, Piedmont Healthcare provided more than $340 million in uncompensated care and community benefit programming in an effort to better the health and well-being of the people in the communities it serves. In May 2019, Piedmont Healthcare became Great Place to Work-Certified™ and in June 2019 was named by Forbes as one of the Top 10 Employers in Georgia.

Piedmont Macon Medical Center is a 310-bed facility providing compassionate, patient-centered care in middle Georgia. Founded in 1971 as Coliseum Park Hospital by Hospital Corporation of America, Piedmont Macon Medical has grown to be a healthcare leader for middle Georgians. In May 1998, a merger with two other Macon hospitals, middle Georgia and Coliseum Northside Hospitals, provided our community better access and choice of quality healthcare facilities. At Piedmont Macon, we are dedicated to improving the health of those in the communities we serve. We take pride in the outstanding care we provide and our record of accomplishment speaks for itself. For three consecutive years, Piedmont Macon has achieved Healthgrades: Top 5% in the Nation for Patient Safety. Additionally, Coliseum is a Level 1 Emergency Cardiac Care Center and is a Primary Stroke Center. The Breast Center is a Nationally Accredited Program for Breast Centers and has been named a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. Piedmont Macon North Hospital

Piedmont Macon North Hospital is a 103-bed community hospital nestled in the Georgia pines and offers expertise in a variety of specialties, including orthopedic care, spine care, bariatric surgery, and gastric reflux disease. Piedmont Macon North was established in 1984 by Charter Medical Corporation as Charter Northside Hospital. In 1993, Quorum, a Nashville, Tennessee-based hospital management company, purchased 13 medical-surgical hospitals from Charter Medical, including Northside. In 1998, Quorum and HCA merged Coliseum Medical Centers and Macon Northside Hospitals to provide our community with better access to quality healthcare.

Position Overview

The Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) is responsible for the coordination and monitoring of nursing standards and practice throughout the hospitals and collaborates with, through a matrixed relationship, nurse managers in non-nursing division center of excellence practice areas and all areas of the Hospitals where nursing and patient care is practiced.  The CNO will also Indirectly supervise all nursing personnel in Division of Nursing for both campuses and has the responsibility for the administration of the Division of Nursing, defining, and maintaining standards of nursing practice and patient care management within the Hospitals.  He or she is responsible for the formulation and implementation of operational policies and procedures necessary to meet these objectives.  Currently, the Division of Nursing includes nursing practice of Cardiovascular units, all aspects of Critical Care, Extended Care, Inpatient and Occupational Rehabilitation, Intermediate Care, Medical/Surgical, Neuroscience, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Oncology, Renal Transplant, Enterostomal Therapy and Community Clinical Case Management.

Reporting to the CEO of Piedmont Macon Medical Center, Steve Daugherty, the CNO will focus on leading, collaborating, integrating, facilitating, and evaluating to develop and support the systems necessary for professional nursing practice. He or she will collaborate with other executives in the hospitals to make decisions that impact service outcomes across all settings. This professional will collaborate with other professionals to maintain patient care standards that align with Piedmont Healthcare’s mission, vision, and values. The Chief Nursing Officer will be specifically responsible for directing and monitoring patient care standards carried out by hospital nurses.


  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing with master’s degree in nursing or related field is required
  • Participation in professional organizations and involvement in civic/community agencies
  • Ten or more years of experience in progressively responsible operational, executive, and or nursing management positions within a hospital or health system
  • Licensed Registered Nurse (or the ability to obtain licensure) in the state of Georgia
  • Master’s degree from a recognized college or university in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, or a closely related field

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

Piedmont Healthcare complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Diversity & Inclusion

Embedded in the values and virtues of Piedmont Healthcare’s Purpose is our commitment to a diverse, inclusive, and engaging environment for both our patients and our employees. It is our commitment that every patient, employee, clinician, and supplier is respected and valued for the unique contributions they make towards Piedmont’s Promise to make a positive difference in every life we touch.

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