Community Health Systems Emergency Department Director in Enterprise, Alabama

Description:

Emergency Department Director reports to the Chief Nursing Officer and is responsible for directing and coordinating the Emergency Department in a manner reflective of the Hospital s philosophy and objective for maintaining required supplies and staffing, and for acting as liaison between the Hospital Administration and the staff. Serves as the Nurse Administrator on-call ( as necessary) to provide leadership and management to personnel during the off hours. The ED Director is also responsible for meeting the JCAHO standards for department and promotes collaboration with physicians and personnel of other departments of the organization.

The ED Director shall be responsible for planning, supervising and evaluating the nursing care and for correlating the nursing process, the medical plan of care and policies. The ED Director will also act as a clinical resource person, as well as providing operations coordination and professional leadership. The ED Director will carry out processes that will directly and positively impact patient flow in the emergency department while reducing turn-around-times and patients leaving without being seen.

Qualifications

Education:

  • BSN from an accredited school of nursing required, MSN preferred.

Licenses / Certifications:

  • Current Registered Nurse License for the State of Alabama required.

  • Must maintain Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification required.

  • Must maintain Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification required.

  • Must maintain Pedicatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification required.

Experience:

  • Two years supervisory experience required

  • Three years of experience in a hospital or medically related environment required

  • Must be able to follow directions and to perform work according to department standards when no directions are given

  • Must be emotionally mature and able to function effectively under stress

  • Demonstrated proficiency in written and verbal communications

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public

Job: Emergency Services (ED, ER)

Organization: Medical Center Enterprise

Location: AL-Enterprise

Requisition ID: 1742255