Director of Emergency

    June 29, 2022
    Northern, Virginia
    Job Type


    We offer an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment program, employee discount program and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

    Our client hospital Center is an expanding, full-service, 247-bed acute care medical and surgical hospital serving the growing Northern Virginia region, incorporating western Fairfax and eastern Loudoun counties.


    The Director of 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.

    Major Responsibilities:
    · 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 and 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 department’s operational excellence; ensures department delivers quality services in accordance with applicable policies, procedures and professional standards.
    · Follows the Hospital Exposure Control Plans/Blood borne 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 organization’s financial resources.
    · Advances the growth agenda for emergency services.
    · Demonstrates a poised and confident demeanor that reassures others and commands respect within the organization and the community.
    · Develops and builds strategic external networks.
    Supports HCA by
    · Promoting consistent positive patient interactions that advance the agenda of unparalleled patient service
    · Practicing and adhering to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”
    · Performing other duties as assigned

    Education & Experience:
    · Bachelor's degree in nursing required
    · Master's degree MHA, MSN, MBA, or related field preferred
    · 3+ years of experience in emergency services required3+ years of experience in a leadership role preferred
    · or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
    Licenses, Certifications, & Training:
    · 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
    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Behaviors:
    · Knowledge of human resource management, program development, fiscal management skills, and familiarity with regulatory and accrediting agency standards preferred
    · Reference HCA LEADS

    General Comments
    Ideal Candidate:
    Been a Director at smaller hospital vs a Manager
    People person – can manage different personalities across depts.
    Understands business but manages in a way which not pushy or overbearing
    Reports to COO
    #Fts: 50
    # Of beds: 29 – can flex up to 33
    Trauma Level II
    Volume: Annual around 40K visits

    Salary range $140 - $155
    Sign on Bonus $10K - Relocation bonus $10K


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