Landmark Hospitals
  • Joplin, MO, USA
  • Full Time

Landmark Hospital of Joplin has an exciting opportunity for a Chief Clinical Officer (CCO) to join our dedicated and professional team. Landmark Hospitals are committed to providing the highest level of customer service and quality of care to those we serve.

We are looking for a strong transformational leader who can develop a strong vision and well-articulated professional practice models in keeping with current healthcare changes related to patient care.

Summary: Responsible for coordinating patient care and operations of designated areas of the hospital, and participates in all aspects of planning for the organization. The CCO has the authority and responsibility for the direction, administration and supervision of clinical services and for the coordination and evaluation of all clinical services activities that support the hospital mission and common hospital goals. The CCO assists the CEO in formulating other hospital objectives and plans as an equal member of the hospital executive staff.


  • Coordinates the development of hospital-wide programs that address how patient care needs of the patient population are assessed, met and evaluated
  • Implements mechanisms for innovative evidence-based practices to evolve clinical programs
  • Participates in the policy decisions that impact patient care services within the hospital
  • Responsible for the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of process improvement and continuous quality improvement
  • Assumes an active role in the hospital's governing board, medical staff and other clinical leaders in the hospital's decision-making structure and process
  • Participates as the administrator-on-call rotation with the designated administrative team
  • Supports and develops patient care services through the employee selection process, work assignments, performance evaluations, and staff development
  • Responsible for the provision of nursing services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Recommends and participates in education programs and training; including new hire orientation
  • Encourages and facilitates the professional advancement of employees by affording opportunities for further education and experience
  • Maintains close coordination with all departments to insure continuity and collaboration of services
  • Communicates expectations, develops leaders and evolves the organization to meet current and anticipated strategic priorities
  • Conveys a strong sense of advocacy and support on behalf of patients, family members and staff
  • Responsible for cost controls to insure maximum effectiveness of funds expended from the approved departmental budgets


  • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing
  • Licensed Registered Nurse in state of Missouri
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing or a related field required
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in patient care services management
  • Critical care nursing experience
  • Ability to determine appropriate course of action in more complex situations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle difficult situations involving patients, physicians or others in a professional manner
  • Proficient user of computer programs including Microsoft Office
  • Ability to apply mathematical concepts and analysis of data

About us: Landmark Hospitals is a privately owned, seven hospital system with locations in Georgia, Missouri, Utah and Florida. Landmark Hospitals are licensed as acute care hospitals and certified as long-term acute care hospitals in order to specialize in providing transitional care for medically complex patients. Each of our hospitals is recognized as the regional Transitional Care Hospital of choice in their respective markets. What makes Landmark Hospitals especially unique is that the company is owned by a surgeon, so the focus on people, quality, safety, and clinical outcomes resonates throughout the company.

We are committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

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