Manager / Director – Emergency Services

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Director of Emergency Services SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends) HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood  is a 439-bed acute care facility that has provided quality care to the Lake Houston area for over 25 years. It is home to the area’s only comprehensive cardiac, neuroscience and women services programs. Our Women & Children’s Center provides Level II and III neonatal intensive care units, high-risk obstetrics, a breast diagnostic center, a designated pediatric unit, and the area’s only pediatric emergency department.  HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood  is affiliated with  HCA Houston Healthcare , part of the HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division. The division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities in greater Houston, Corpus Christi and South Texas. Facilities include: 17 hospitals, nine ambulatory care centers, 13 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center.    Job Summary 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. What you will do in this role: You will accurately identify real/potential problems affecting the service and implements solutions with follow through and communication You will actively participate in service, departmental and hospital wide committees as assigned, providing ongoing communication to those one represents You will advance the patient experience agenda in the Emergency Department You will coach immediate subordinates providing feedback; constructive critique of work; facilitates individual development plan; and documents their job performance You will adhere to all Human Resource policies. You will effectively communicate departmental, organization and industry information to staff You will facilitate evidence based employee engagement practices You will effectively build strong relationships and networks to deliver upon organizational and department goals You will participate in employee and patient rounding and identifies and mentors potential future leaders You will enforce standards of emergency department care and develops processes to measure and ensure consistent compliance You will develop, implement, and evaluate an ongoing emergency services program which assures quality patient care consistent with the Hospital mission You will monitor compliance with regulatory, accrediting and hospital policy for patient services, and environmental and personnel safety You will oversee a PI program that consistently monitors and evaluates critical aspects of care You will be responsible for department’s operational excellence; ensures department delivers quality services in accordance with applicable policies, procedures and professional standards You will follow the Hospital Exposure Control Plans/Blood borne and Airborne Pathogens You will support the recruitment process to secure staffing talent You will perform other duties as assigned   Qualifications   What qualifications you will need: Bachelor’s degree in nursing required Master’s degree in Nursing, Business Administration, Healthcare Administration or a related field preferred 3+ years of  RECENT  ACUTE CARE DIRECTOR  experience in a LARGE  emergency services unit required *  would consider speaking with candidates that have manager experience from a very large ER and is functioning a lot like a director 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) require Additional Comments: # of Beds: 28 Trauma level: 2 Volume: ~139 per day Acuity level: a lot of high acuity No oversite of FSEDs   Reporting structure: Director> 2 managers; reports to admin director   # FTEs:  ~90   Selling points: great community Great Learning experience from clinical and leadership standpoint Engaged staff – rock stars   Open because director took step back- Personal Reasons   Benefits: Student Loan Repayment Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs Paid Personal Leave 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service) Identity Theft Protection discounts Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options Adoption Assistance Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)