Director of Emergency Services

Director of Emergency Services
Nashville, TN

Currently seeking a talented and dedicated Director of Emergency Services for a great opportunity in Nashville, TN. the ideal candidate will possess 5 years of current experience working in an acute care hospital and have 3+ years of working in the Emergency Services Division in a leadership role.

Responsibilities of the Director of Emergency Services
  • Accurately identifies real/potential problems affecting the service and implements solutions with follow through and communication
  • Actively participates in service, departmental and hospital-wide committees as assigned, providing ongoing communication to those one represents
  • Advances the patient experience agenda in the Emergency Department
  • Coaches immediate subordinates providing feedback; constructive critique of work; facilitates individual development plan, and documents their job performance
  • Adheres to all Human Resource policies
  • Effectively communicates departmental, organization and industry information to staff
  • Facilitates evidence-based employee engagement practices
  • Effectively builds strong relationships, networks to deliver upon organizational, and department goals
  • Participate in employee and patient rounding and identifies and mentors potential future leaders
  • Enforces standards of emergency department care and develops processes to measure and ensure consistent compliance
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates an ongoing emergency services program which assures quality patient care consistent with the Hospital mission
  • Monitors compliance with regulatory, accrediting and hospital policy for patient services, and environmental and personnel safety
  • Oversees a PI program that consistently monitors and evaluates critical aspects of care
  • Is responsible for the department’s operational excellence; ensures department delivers quality services in accordance with applicable policies, procedures and professional standards
  • Follows the Hospital Exposure Control Plans/Bloodborne and Airborne Pathogens
  • Seeks new program strategies and/or program enhancements which would expand patient services
  • Develops, prioritizes and defends a capital equipment requests
  • Is responsible for the fiscal management of department; assures proper utilization of the organization’s financial resources
  • Advances the growth agenda for emergency services

Requirements of the Director of Operating Room OR, Surgical Services, Perioperative Services RN- Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC)

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing Required
  • Master's degree MHA, MSN, MBA, or related field, Preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in emergency services Required
  • 3+ years of experience in a leadership role
  • 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
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course (ENPC) Required
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Required
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