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Lead Nursing Executive - Sustainment

Virtual Virginia, Virginia, United States

Client Relationships

Job Description

As a Lead Nursing Executive on our Federal Sustainment team you will build trusted relationships with C-suite level client executives and key influencers in the health care industry. You will consult with client on strategy, structure, management and operations through leadership and change management influence. In scope will be to promote increased client alignment, articulate clinical adoption benefits and best practices, and use analytics to promote adoption and optimization. This role will allow you to drive value achievement through a client partnership that supports clinical, financial and operational imperatives as well as contribute clinical strategy and value proposition during reference advocacy activity at client sites. You will contribute to the sales processes by assisting with solution demonstrations and crafting question responses for requests for proposal. This role will allow you to generate ideas and collaborate on the design and development of solutions and services. Finally you will represent Cerner through presentations and networking at key industry events.

People Management Responsibilities:

  • Seek to understand disagreements, ensure all perspectives are heard and facilitate a plan for resolution.
  • Delegate the work appropriately, provide clear expectations and follow up to ensure progress and overcome roadblocks. Identify associates and team priorities based on business direction and adjust when needed.
  • Lead by example and share knowledge and experiences with associates and team. Create a respectful work environment where you advocate for your team, create accountability and recognize their accomplishments.
  • Provide timely feedback to encourage success, ensure accountability, and connect opportunities for your associates’ development.
  • Identify the right talent to achieve the desired results. Promote and build a diverse cohesive team to accomplish objectives and align associates' skills to fill gaps.

Working Environment

Hybrid or Remote

This position offers a Hybrid or Remote working environment. Meaning if you live within a metro area of a Cerner office, you will split working time between a Cerner office and remote. If you are not within a metro area of a Cerner office, you can live and work in your current geographical location and work primarily remote. #LI-Hybrid #Remote

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Sales, Marketing & Strategy

Whether your strength lies in sales, relationship management, marketing or strategy, you will be driving positive change by communicating the value of solutions that help solve the world’s most complex health challenges.

About Sales, Marketing & Strategy

Additional Information

Working Environment Hybrid or Remote
Relocation Assistance Available for this Job: No


Basic Qualifications
  • At least 10 years total combined related work experience and completed higher education, including:
    • At least 2 years client relationship management, healthcare information technology (HCIT) consulting and/or other client-facing work experience
    • At least 8 years additional work experience directly related to the duties of the job and/or completed higher education, including:
      • Master's degree in Business Administration, Health Care Administration, Nursing, or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience
  • Registered Nurse - State Board
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Clinical Studies, Health Care, Nursing, or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience
  • Informatics Nursing Certification - American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • Active registration or license in applicable clinical discipline and has not been censured or forced to relinquish license due to impropriety
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned
  • Willing to travel up to 100% as needed
  • Willing to work additional or irregular hours as needed and allowed by local regulations
  • Work in accordance with corporate and organizational security policies and procedures, understand personal role in safeguarding corporate and client assets, and take appropriate action to prevent and report any compromises of security within scope of position

Applicants for U.S.-based positions with Cerner must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

Due to specific client contract requirements, this position requires that the successful candidate be a U.S. citizen. The client contract also requires receipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable for the position.

Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with client-facing requirements and occupational health requests, including but not limited to, an immunization set, covid-19 vaccination, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.

Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important – people’s health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.

Cerner’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

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