Director of Emergency

    June 29, 2022
    Houston, Texas
    Job Type


    Our client, a 350 licensed bed acute care facility, is proudly part of Houston's largest healthcare system, and are dedicated to providing care, above all else. We are committed to providing quality healthcare while making a difference in our patients' and families' lives. Through exceptional technology and specialized medical staff, area residents receive a full range of medical services, close to home.

    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.
    Education & Experience:
    · Bachelor's degree in nursing required
    · Master's degree MHA, MSN, MBA, or related field preferred
    · 3 Years of RECENT (Within the last year) ER experience as a director/manager. However, would speak with candidates with 1 year of experience. (if they have been a director for 1 year and are in the $115k type of salary range , we can consider)
    · 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

    Additional Notes
    · 24 Bed ED.
    · There are two strong managers in place. One at the main ED and one at the FSED.
    · This Director will be over the main ED at the hospital.
    · Approximately 60 FTE's
    · Level 3 Trauma facility
    General Comments
    Salary Range: $110K to $135K (candidates with just 3-5 years of ER director experience could be considered for $125k, not a guarantee but we can give it a try)

    Sign On: Up to $10k Sign on
    Bonus: 15%
    Relocation: Up to $10k Relo


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