Encompass Health Careers

Chief Nursing Officer - Hilton Head, SC

Bluffton, South Carolina
Nursing Clinical Hospital Leadership

Job Description

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Bluffton is currently looking for a Chief Nursing Officer to join our hospital leadership team.

The Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) is responsible for the development and implementation of the plans for providing nursing care, treatment, and services including determination of the types and numbers of nursing personnel necessary to provide nursing care and the development of a patient focused, team oriented culture, working in conjunction with all other medical, clinical and therapeutic disciplines to ensure optimal service and superior outcomes. The CNO holds full responsibility for the quality of nursing care provided. The CNO represents nursing on the Governing Body and other hospital committees.


HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Bluffton will be a brand new 38 bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that will offer comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services designed to return patients to leading active and independent lives. We anticipate that construction will be complete second quarter of 2018.


Our hospital will provide a wide range of physical rehabilitation services, a vast network of highly skilled, independent private practice physicians and HealthSouth therapists and nurses, and the most innovative equipment and rehabilitation technology, ensuring that all patients have access to the highest quality care.


Hospital Location:

107 Seagrass Station Road

Bluffton, SC  29910


License or Certification:

- Current RN licensure appropriate to state regulations (unrestricted)

- BLS certification (ACLS Preferred)

- CRRN certification to be obtained within a year of meeting the eligibity requirement to sit for the examination



Education, Training and Years of Experience:

- Master's Degree in Nursing or related field (preferred)

- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or related field required, or a written plan to obtain these qualification approved by the National CNO and hospital CEO, unless higher degree required by state.

- Five year’s experience in inpatient hospital setting.

- Two years recent (within the last 5 years) Nursing Management experience with responsibilities including such as 24 hour accountability, FTE management, policy, procedure, and budgetary oversight, and conducting disciplinary action.



Address: 107 Seagrass Station Road, Bluffton 29910
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1722141