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Director of Emergency Department and ICU

Location : Dodge City KS 67801
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Education : Associates Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services
Job Category : Healthcare - Other

Job Description :

The Director of the Emergency Department and ICU is responsible for the overall operation and direction of patient care in the ED & ICU. 

This position manages staff members; 

  • Consults with staff, physicians, and Chief Nursing Officer on nursing problems and interpretation of hospital policies to ensure patient needs are met. 

  • Maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities. 

  • Responsible for staff education and development. 

  • Develops and implements departmental goals, plans, and standards consistent with the clinical, administrative, legal, and ethical requirements/objectives of the organization. 

  • Directs and evaluates departmental operations, including patient care delivery, information technologies, service level determination, and complaint management, to achieve performance and quality control objectives. 

  • Plans and monitors staffing activities, including hiring, orienting, evaluating, disciplinary actions, and continuing education initiatives. 

  • Prepares, monitors, and evaluates departmental budgets, and ensures that the department operates in compliance with allocated funding. 

  • Coordinates and directs internal/external audits. 

  • Creates and fosters an environment that encourages professional growth. Integrates evidence-based practices into operations and clinical protocols.

Required Qualifications :

  • Valid KS RN License

  • BLS, ACLS and PALS (within 1 year)

  • Must have strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

  • Effective human relation skills are required for interfacing with team members, all levels of staff, physicians, patients, families and other contacts

  • Must possess the ability to effectively function in a stressful environment

  • Must possess the ability to use the following equipment; Telephone/Overhead Paging System/Fax Machine/Calculator/Computer

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