|Posted:||January 7, 2019 10:44 AM|
|From:||Representative Donna Oberlander|
|To:||All House members|
|Subject:||Establishing the Office of the Chief Nursing Officer|
|In the near future, I plan on reintroducing legislation that will create the Office of the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) of the Commonwealth. Registered Nurses are the largest licensed professionals in Pennsylvania and play an integral role in shaping the healthcare environment, yet lack adequate representation in policy-related decision-making in state government.
As a result, my legislation establishes the CNO of the Commonwealth and models the position based on the roles and confirmation process of the Physician General, and will have the following duties:
Introduced as HB409