Director of Emergency Department
The Director oversees a 23 Bed ER with 50 FTE including an Assistant Director and Charge Nurses. The ER is the busiest in the County and with an average of 100 patients a day, some trauma, a few Psych. The staff is engaged and there is low turnover. It is a beautiful unit, laid out well built about ten years ago.
Performs the professional functions of a Registered Nurse in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the care of patients in the acute care setting. Responsible for meeting the established standards of Nursing Practice and promoting cooperation among the interdisciplinary healthcare team. Assists all members of the leadership team in meeting hospital wide and department specific goals. Mentors and evaluates department staff in meeting personal accountabilities as defined in Tenet Target 100 Standards of Service, People, Quality, Growth and Cost. Provides critical personal and technical expertise whenever required to meet department goals related to JCAHO compliance, adherence to DHS standards, and Tenet Initiatives: Commitment to Quality, Continuous Performance Improvement, Electronic Medical Folder, and other initiatives as developed. Demonstrates effective supervisory performance evaluations, quality improvement and progressive discipline. Has budgetary input and responsibility for operational and capital department budgets.
EDUCATION / TRAINING / EXPERIENCE:
(1) Graduate of a school of nursing. (2) Basic computer skills.
Two years’ experience in department specialty or relevant related specialty and BA/BS in associated field.
- BSN with certification in specialty as above. Masters preparation desirable.
- Three years acute care RN experience in area of specialty.
- Must demonstrate competence in supervision or department assistant role.
LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS:
(1) Current California RN license, (2) AHA-BLS-HCP, (3) ACLS, PALS, (ENPC meets PALS requirement)
Candidate must be an RN with at least 5 years Hospital Emergency Department experience. The must have leadership experience in a Hospital ER.