Director of Emergency Department

Requisition ID
2021-162686
Department
Emergency Services
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Standard Hours 8:00-5:00
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Luke's Brazosport
Location
TX-LAKE JACKSON

Overview

**Sign on Bonus $10,000**

**Relocation Benefits Available**

 

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

 

CHI St. Luke’s Health–Brazosport Hospital is located on a beautiful, 25-acre campus in Lake Jackson, Texas. Offering state-of-the-art diagnostic and comprehensive treatment services, our hospital is home to a 154-bed patient tower, level III trauma center, advanced cardiac care center, and full-service, multidisciplinary cancer center. CHI St. Luke’s Health–Brazosport Hospital is dedicated to providing quality care with compassion for the communities we serve.

 

Assumes administrative responsibility for all functions of the Emergency Department on a 24-hour basis. Implements the mission, goals and standards for BRHS and Patient Care Services (PCS) within the defined areas of responsibility, coordinates activities between defined areas and provides clinical and administrative leadership and expertise.  Facilitates an atmosphere of participative management and the development of collegial relationships among staff and other members of health care team. Progressive experience in nursing management.

Responsibilities

  • Assumes administrative responsibility for all functions of the Emergency Department on a 24-hour basis. Implements the mission, goals, and standards for BRHS and patient care services within the defined area(s) of responsibility, coordinates
    activities between defined areas and provides clinical administrative leadership and expertise. Facilitates an atmosphere of participative management and collegial relationships among staff and other members of the health care team.
  • Ensures quality patient care by managing clinical nursing practice and patient care delivery that support optimal patient outcomes using evidence based nursing practice.
  • Demonstrates financial competency by effectively preparing, planning, and executing budgetary standards for human resources and the environment. Monitors and manages operating and capital budgets. Provides good stewardship of resources. Reviews employee timesheets as indicated.
  • Ensures institutional compliance with professional, regulatory and government standards of care.
  • Monitors customer satisfaction and seeks ways to continually improve customer satisfaction. Participates on Press-Ganey team for respective area(s).
  • Participates in and supports quality/performance improvement initiatives focusing on improving nursing practice, patient outcomes, and safety.
  • Demonstrates sound operational skills by assuring 24 hour coverage for the unit, maintaining budgetary standards and effective use and appropriate utilization of all resources.
  • Retention practices- Enhances retention of staff within the Organization by utilizing effective communication skills, creating an environment that allows staff to develop professionally, and providing consistent and timely follow up with staff. Available to
    meet with staff, routinely recognizes staff accomplishments, is visible, makes sound operational decisions and ensures a qualified workforce for the unit.
  • Teamwork-. Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others. Has respect for and appreciation for the contribution of all team members. Supports Hospital's mission, vision and strategic plans.
  • Leadership/ Professional Development- Embraces Organization's Leadership traits and demonstrates supporting behaviors.  Influences improvements in practice settings by maintaining current standards and assuming responsibility for self-development
    in life-long learning. Provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice, serves as a resource, and mentor. Leadership skills demonstrated in decision making and problem solving.

 

Qualifications

Education and Licensure Required:
*Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or related field
*Registered Nurse (RN)

 

Minimum Experience:

 *Minimum of 3-5 years of clinical experience. Previous supervisory experience or five (5) years of management experience at the nurse manager level or above preferred. 

* ACLS & NVCI within six months of hire or transfer TNCC within one year of hire or transfer ENPC or PALS within one year of hire or transfer

 

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