Chief Clinical Officer - LTAC

1 month ago
Job ID
Long Term Acute Care (LTAC)


Who We Are


Cornerstone Healthcare Group is a leading healthcare company committed to improving the health and well-being of patients by providing an environment of continuous process improvement, teamwork, integrity, fiscal responsibility and endless customer service. Cornerstone operates long-term acute care hospitals under the Cornerstone and Solara brand names in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arizona, Arkansas and West Virginia.


Why Work for Us?


Our hospitals offer competitive compensation and benefits, but that is not why our employees come to work for us. As a Cornerstone employee, you are truly a valued contributor to our team. It is no wonder why our employees gave us high scores in both overall satisfaction and employee engagement in our latest Cornerstone Employee Partnership Survey.


Our Core Values are woven into the fabric of our culture and ingrained in our employees and how they perform their jobs every day.



The Chief Clinical Officer (CCO) is the hospitals clinical leader, responsible for providing a framework for planning, directing, coordinating, providing and improving interdisciplinary care, treatment and services to long-term acute care patients ranging in size and age from adolescent to geriatric experiencing medically complex conditions, general medical-surgical conditions, with rehabilitation and/or wound care needs.  


Manages the interdisciplinary clinical specialists who are responsible for facilitating compliance with evidence-based practice and regulatory and performance standards. 


CCO is the chief nursing officer for the facility will assume overall responsibilities for planning, coordinating and managing the nursing department and establishing the policies, procedures and the standards of nursing practice. 


Assesses and plans for effective patient flow process by evaluating the available supply of patient bed space,   efficiency of patient care, treatment and services; safety of patient care, treatment and service areas and support service processes that impact patient flow.  


Management of human resources for all clinical departments includes providing an adequate number of staff; providing competent staff; orientation, training and education of staff; and assessing, maintaining and improving staff competence.  The CCO has responsibility for employee growth and development, recruitment and retention, reward and recognition.  . 


The CCO adopts an approach to hospital-wide performance improvement that ensures important processes and activities are planned, designed, measured, assessed and improved.  Communicates Hospital’s Mission, Beliefs and Values to internal and external customers.  Collaborates with Finance, Quality Management, Provider Relations and Corporate staff to integrate care, programs and services.


Chief Clinical Officer reports to the Chief Executive Officer and is a member of the Executive team and attends the Value Focus, Medical Staff Committee, Medical Executive Committee and Governing Board meetings.  


Education and/or Experience: 

Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing with a Bachelors degree in nursing or healthcare required.  Masters level degree or equivalent in knowledge and experience customarily associated with is preferred.  Minimum of Five (5) years executive level of management experience in long-term acute care, short-term acute care with responsibility over clinical departments.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: 

A Registered Nurse who is currently licensed to practice by the state of employment.  Must maintain current provider CPR  and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification throughout employment. 



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