Director Emergency Services
Richmond, VA

Currently seeking a talented and dedicated Director Emergency Services for a great opportunity in the Richmond, VA area. The ideal candidate will possess 5+ years current experience working in acute care hospital in the Surgical Services department and 3+ years of experience working in a Surgical Services department in a leadership role.


  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Responsibilities of the Director Emergency Services

  • The role of the Director of the Emergency Services Department assures service, growth, development, personnel management, and resource allocation and management controls in order to ensure consistent high-quality patient care in the Emergency Department.
  • Accurately identify real/potential problems affecting the service and implements solutions with follow through and communication
  • Actively participate in service, departmental and hospital wide committees as assigned, providing ongoing communication to those one represents
  • Coach immediate subordinates providing feedback; constructive critique of work; facilitates individual development plan; and documents their job performance
  • Adhere to all Human Resource policies.
  • Effectively communicate departmental, organization and industry information to staff
  • Facilitate evidence-based employee engagement practices
  • Effectively build strong relationships and networks to deliver upon organizational and department goals
  • Participate in employee and patient rounding and identify and mentor potential future leaders
  • Enforce standards of emergency department care and develop processes to measure and ensure consistent compliance
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate an ongoing emergency services program which assures quality patient care consistent with the Hospital mission
  • Monitor compliance with regulatory, accrediting and hospital policy for patient services, and environmental and personnel safety
  • Oversee a PI program that consistently monitors and evaluates critical aspects of care
  • Be responsible for department’s operational excellence; ensures department delivers quality services in accordance with applicable policies, procedures and professional standards
  • Follow the Hospital Exposure Control Plans/Blood borne and Airborne Pathogens
  • Support the recruitment process to secure staffing talent
  • You will perform other duties as assigned

Requirements of the Director Emergency Services

  • BSN required
  • Master's degree in Nursing, Business Administration, Healthcare Administration or a related field preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in emergency services required
  • Currently licensed as a registered professional nurse in the state in which he or she practices, in accordance with law and regulation required
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course (ENPC) required
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) required
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