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Director Emergency Services

Company: Texas Nursing Services
Location: Hopewell
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Director, Emergency Services

Prince George, VA

Tri Cities emergency room (ER) is a satellite ER associated in Prince George County. Our facility is staffed with board-certified physicians and nurses who deliver high-quality emergency care 24-7, for your entire family.

Services we provide

We are very similar to a traditional hospital ER in that we treat a wide range of medical emergencies. This may include diagnosis and treatment for:

  • Behavioral health crisis
  • Chest pain and other signs of a heart attack
  • Concussions or head injuries
  • Fractures or broken bones
  • Minor or major cuts and wounds
  • Respiratory complications
  • Stroke symptoms
    Features of our ER

    Our family-friendly medical emergency services include:
    • Emergency transfers to John Randolph Medical Center, if necessary, with no fees
    • Staff, equipment and medication management system dedicated to pediatric care
    • Private rooms with free Wi-Fi access
    • Acute stroke Ready Certified

      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.

      Job 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.

      --- 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

      --- 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

      11 bed ER but will expand to 18

      Acuity - Not high - pretty mild; heavy as FSED

      Will manage 52 FTEs

      FSED is 7 miles from John Randolph Medical Center

      Base - $120 + 22.5 % bonus incentive

      Sign on Bonus $10K + Relocation $10K

Keywords: Texas Nursing Services, Richmond , Director Emergency Services, Executive , Hopewell, Virginia

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