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Registered Nurse/RN - Director of ER
Company: NURSENT   Category: Registered Nurse
Date Posted: 08-19-04   Location: California - Anaheim
Job Status:Full Time   
California, Merced - Nursent helps RNs find permanent staff positions with medical facilities nationwide. Why search job postings yourself when our Nurse Recruiter can do it for you? We’ll even call facilities you choose to create an opportunity specifically for you—all with no cost to you. Learn more at our website www.nursent.com .

Are you the BEST? Are you ready to make a change for the better? We only seek the best candidates for this very crucial position for one of our top California clients. This is a nationwide search and looks to be extremely competitive.
Relocation candidates are welcome.

Our client, a well-respected medical center in Central California, is seeking a Director of Emergency Services to replace the incumbent who has been promoted to another role at the facility. (They really value promoting from within.)

The Director is responsible for operational leadership and direction of the Emergency Services team with 24 hour responsibility. This position is responsible for performance planning and improvement; clinical quality; fiscal and service results; and patient, customer, and employee satisfaction.


The position requires a current California Registered Nurse license. Bachelor's degree strongly preferred; Masters preferred. Certifications required or to be acquired in the first year in this position are noted below. Five years recent hospital nursing management and/or supervisory experience in an Emergency setting is also required. Knowledge of current and emerging industry trends affecting health care, and nursing practice is preferred. Must have a record of demonstrating leadership competencies.

The successful candidate must have substantial knowledge of:

v Managerial and leadership competencies and skills

v Healthcare work environments

v Applicable California State, Federal and local codes, regulations, laws and regulatory compliance process

v Variety of nursing services Emergency Services Nursing practice
Performance Improvement

Must also have the ability to:

v Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as leadership competencies

v Meet deadlines and provide quality work directly and through reporting departments

v Effectively lead staff in accomplishment of Mission, strategic and operational initiatives

v Work as a cooperative and effective team member

v Plan, organize, delegate and complete programs, projects and activities.




v Ensure that services are delivered to patients and customers in a way that anticipates and meets their needs, are compassionate, timely, complete, clinically appropriate, and show continuous performance improvement.

v Develop and maintain positive, productive physician relationships that facilitate delivery of quality patient care in a manner that is consistent with our mission.

v Demonstrate effective and collaborative management skills and leadership competencies in selecting, developing, managing, evaluating, coaching, disciplining and communicating with staff.

v Plan, control and monitor the capital, human resources and operational budgets of all assigned functions so that budget performance goals are regularly met or exceeded.

v As a member of the hospital management team, participates in the planning, decision making and implementation process for new hospital initiatives. Continually evaluate existing programs and recommend/implement revisions, modifications and improvements.

v Develop, implement and monitor departmental objectives, which add business value and support other hospital-wide objectives.

v Coordinate nursing activities with other areas where there are functional relationships.

v Participate and/or lead unit and departmental Performance Improvement activities and support staff in organization-wide teams.

v Work closely with Divisional staff on joint projects and operations.

v Assist in development and implementation of guest/patient relation’s initiatives, providing training and support to foster excellent customer service.

v Directs and manages ER Services to assure a continuously improving level of clinical quality, service, operational effectiveness, and overall hospital image.

v Assure compliance with hospital policy, regulatory and statutory standards, including but not limited to Title 22, JCAHO, Medicare, and Medi-Cal.

v Assures that nursing care is provided that is age appropriate, properly documented, and continuously evaluated.

v Demonstrates ability to effectively problem-solve, and develop and utilize resources optimally.

v Participate in Facility Corporate or Divisional initiatives as requested.
Maintains staff and personal competence as required.

v Participate in regularly scheduled meetings and ongoing education designed to improve individual competence.

v Participates regularly in community organizations, activities and/or initiatives that support our Mission.


Base Pay: $63,000-$95,000/year

Relocation level: $3500

Benefits include paid medical for you and your dependents, generous PTO, disability, 401 K and other benefits.

To apply for this job please visit www.nursent.com . If this job isn’t right for you, please see all our jobs at www.nursent.com. We have facilities under contract in over 20 states. Call, e-mail, or chat on-line with our nurse recruiter to get more information with no cost or obligation. We never charge nurses a fee for our services.

We represent registered nurses of all specialties including med/surg (M/S); critical care, ICU, CCU, telemetry, emergency (ED/ER), labor & delivery (L&D); post partum, neonatal, NICU, PICU, pediatric, operating room (OR); PACU, cardiac, cath lab, CVOR, CVICU, step down, dialysis, endoscopy, oncology, transplant, etc.

Contact Information
Contact:Karen DeLavan
Company: NURSENT
Phone: 877-866-1881
Fax: 972-907-8166
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