Director of Emergency

    December 11, 2020
    Anacortes, Washington
    Job Type


    We are seeking candidates for a DIRECTOR, EMERGENCY SERVICES for a 43-bed independent public hospital district  located in - Anacortes Washington.

    About Fidalgo Island:

    Anacortes is located on Fidalgo Island, with easy access via bridge to the mainland and conveniently located halfway between Seattle and Vancouver B.C., it is the destination point for the San Juan Islands. Residents of this vibrant seaside community enjoy a temperate climate year-round and being surrounded by oceanic straits, emerald forests and abundant wetlands, it’s a perfect setting to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities year round.

    This hospital has been trusted to provide care to their community they serve since 1962 and are honored to be their provider of choice. As a 43-bed independent public hospital district, with a four-star rating from Medicare, as a Top 100 Rural and Community Hospital ranking, and accreditation by the DNV, they remain focused on providing a personal and compassionate healthcare experience with a range of services and exceptional quality care typically found in a larger facility.

    Their Emergency Department is a 10-bed unit, delivering 24 hour care to the approximate 18,000 patients we serve annually. The Director of the Emergency Services oversees the operations of Island Hospital's designated Trauma Level III and Level II stroke center to their community.

    This role is a valuable member of our Leadership Team and a collaborative clinical partner with Physicians, Executives, clinical and support staff working to provide optimal care experiences for patients and their families. We are seeking a motivated and experienced Leader focused on delivering positive patient care outcomes and ensuring the success of the Emergency Department Team.

    Key areas of responsibility for this Leader include oversight of the patient care experience, employee engagement, coaching & leading the team for success, managing staffing levels, training metrics, ensuring achievement of compliance requirements, and fiscal management of departmental assets. This role is instrumental in implementing and evaluating quality improvement initiatives, actively engaging in patient satisfaction measures, providing direct involvement with work process standards and performance goals to ensure exceptional service delivery and patient care.


    Position Requirements

    A minimum of five (5) years clinical experience in an emergency department, with previous leadership experience.

    Current Registered Nurse license issued by the WA Department of Health required.

    Current Basic Life Support Certification & Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certification.

    Must obtain TNCC and ENPC or PALS certifications within 12 months of employment.

    BSN degree required; advanced national certification strongly encouraged.

    Superior interpersonal and effective communication skills.

    Benefits Overview

    In addition to competitive wages, Island Hospital offers a comprehensive and robust benefits package that includes full medical, dental and vision coverage, long-term disability and life insurance, a generous retirement contribution plan, as well as Paid Time Off and an Extended Illness Bank. Additionally, we offer a variety of supplemental benefits including the opportunity to participate in a flexible spending account, long-term care, plans with Aflac, and an Employee Assistance Program.




    Benefits - Full

    Relocation Assistance Available


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