Director of ED
Department: Inpatient Nursing
Shift: 1st Shift
The applicant for this position must have the ability to triage and provide appropriate assessment/treatment for all levels of acuity, ages, disabilities and stages of development. Assesses patients for signs and symptoms of abuse/neglect and refers to appropriate personnel and/or community agencies. The applicant must be able to handle crisis situations in a timely and professional manner. Occasionally will be subjected to work irregular hours as need demands.
The Nursing Director is the face of the Emergency Department, from a Patient Satisfaction perspective, and is accountable for: the management of Emergency nursing practice and patient care delivery on a 24-hour basis; management, fiscal and other resources; the development of personnel; compliance with the regulatory and professional standards, strategic planning, and the fostering of interdisciplinary collaborative relationships within the Emergency Department and the health system as a whole. The Director will coordinate all day to day interaction/communication of ED Physician, APRN’s, and PA’s with both ED staff and Health System leadership. Reports to the Vice President of Nursing and Quality.
Applicant must have Clinical leadership and be a proficient communicator. Applicant will be a graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, BS in health related field required. Have 3-5 years experience in Critical Care or Emergency clinical nursing and nursing management and hold a current Illinois registered nurse license. ACLS Certification, CEN, ATLS, PALS, and TNS preferred. MSN, MHA or MBA preferred.