An excellent career opportunity is now available in a 400 bed Western Texas Medical actively seeking a Nurse Director Emergency Department.
The Nurse Director Emergency Department will oversee the daily operations of an extremely busy 50 bed unit, which last year saw over70,000 patients. Reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer, the Emergency Department Clinical Nurse Director is supported by 2 nurse managers as well as tenured clinical supervisors and charge nurses.
This bustling Trauma Center is regionally known their supreme level of care. The Nurse Director of Emergency Services will maintain the 24-hour responsibility of a Designated Trauma Center. The Emergency Services Nurse Director will collaborate with 20 physicians board certified in Emergency Medicine, along with nurse Practitioners, nurses, educators, clinical coordinators and case manager. Along with the Trauma services, the medical center also provides: Cardiac Cathetization and Open Heart Cardiology Services, and is a designated Primary Stroke Receiving Center.
The Emergency Director will work closely with staff to coordinate and oversee continuing education and in-service trainings and will review policies and procedures to ensure best practices in patient safety and performance improvement.
The Emergency Services Nurse Director ER will collaborate with the Infection control committee as well as the Quality Coordinator to ensure best practices and patient satisfaction. The Emergency Services Nurse Director ER will be responsible supervision of the department, treating any immediate medical or surgical emergencies and for providing other chronic medical problems, minor injuries or illness.
The Nurse Director Emergency Department will have the opportunity to live in Western Texas, in a community known for their excellent public parks, exceptional school districts and safe neighborhoods. The region features a stable economy, affordable housing market and endless outdoor activities.
The Medical Center is prepared to offer a generous salary, comprehensive benefits package, relocation assistance and a lucrative bonus plan.