Health System, Healthcare, Nurse Leader

Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer at Norton Hospital

  • Norton Healthcare
  • Louisville, KY

Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer role with Norton Hospital, located in downtown Louisville, KY. Apply within!

Norton Healthcare is a leader in serving adult and pediatric patients from throughout Greater Louisville, Southern Indiana, the commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond. The not-for-profit hospital and health care system is Louisville’s third largest employer, with more than 17,000 employees, over 1,500 employed medical providers and approximately 2,000 total physicians on its medical staff. The system includes five hospitals with 1,907 licensed beds, seven outpatient centers, 16 Norton Immediate Care Centers, eight Norton Prompt Care at Walgreens clinics and an expanded telehealth program. It provides care at more than 250 locations throughout Kentucky and Southern Indiana.

Position Overview

The Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer, Patient Care Services (VP & CNO) for Norton Hospital serves as the chief nurse executive for the hospital, ensuring the coordination and direction of nursing & patient care in accordance with the Norton Healthcare Strategic Plan and in alignment with the traditions of service excellence for Norton Healthcare.  This includes participation in the development of strategies and tactics relative to the professional practice of nursing within the system. In addition, the VP & CNO will collaborate with other hospital and system administrators to ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations related to the delivery of nursing & patient care services.  The VP & CNO also directs the implementation of nursing policies, procedures and standards including an effective and flexible staffing plan. The VP & CNO provides leadership and has accountability to the hospital Chief Administrative Officer for achieving quality of care outcomes, attaining desired patient satisfaction & experience survey results, creating and fostering an engaging environment that attracts and retains staff, and ensuring patient service margins are attained.


  • Master’s degree required; Master’s in Nursing preferred.
  • Five or more years of progressive leadership experience in nursing.
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