Director of Nursing Emergency Services

Healthcare Employment Partners - Detroit, MI

Great opportunity for a Director of Nursing Emergency Services in the Detroit area of Michigan.
The ideal candidate will be Master's prepared Nurse with many years ED leadership experience including market/regional level experience over multiple hospitals.

Position is both administrative and operational.

Responsibilities of the Director of Nursing Emergency Services:
  • Works collaboratively with clinical leadership to standardize nursing practice to deliver high quality clinical care, incorporating research and teaching activities. Cultivates and maintains professional relationships with primary customers of the clinical area(s) including medical directors, physicians, physician groups and patients to enhance customer service and to positively impact core clinical measures. Develops, implements, monitors and evaluates systems/initiatives/programs to facilitate performance/quality improvements in keeping with strategic objectives and regulatory requirements. Implements rapid quality improvement interventions and Lean methodologies. Understands the benefits of standardization and how to drive its implantation through the service line to improve quality, efficiency, patient, staff and physician satisfaction.
  • Identifies the need for policy development and/or revision, defines policies in collaboration with higher-level management input, goals and objectives. In collaboration with the executive senior leadership team and in cooperation with others in the hospital and System, assists in developing and implementing current to intermediate goals and measures for areas of responsibility.
  • Monitors activities for and ensures compliance with laws, government regulations, Joint Commission requirements and policies.
Requirements of the Director of Nursing Emergency Services
  • Master’s degree in Nursing, Health Administration, Business, Public Health, management or related field required. Academic degree in nursing required (Bachelor’s or Master’s degree).
  • Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Michigan.
  • Five years of progressive management experience in a hospital environment as an Associate Chief Nursing Officer or Nursing director of multiple, complex nursing departments.
  • Certification in Specialty or Leadership preferred (Example: CORN, NEA-BC, NE-BC, etc.).