Asheville, North Carolina

Description

SHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Mission Hospital located in Asheville, NC welcomes applications for a Nurse Director to lead our ED team!  

Mission Hospital is a Level 2 Trauma Center and the ONLY trauma center for 19 counties in Western North Carolina. We have 6 Emergency Departments in our system and this is our main flagship ED in Asheville, NC. It has 94 beds and we see about 300 patients a day as a comprehensive Stroke Center and Top 50 Cardiovascular hospital in the nation. Our ED also has a unique program for trauma nursing, forensic nursing as well as an in-house air medical team with two helicopters. We have strong professional development opportunities no matter what direction you want to take your nursing career. Apply today to join the leading emergency nursing team in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina! 

As the Director of Emergency Services, you will lead the third busiest ER within HCA.  This ER is 90,000 square feet with 94 exam rooms and averages 260 visits/day.  They also have their own ground service comprised of 32 ambulances as well as two helicopters for air flight.   

As the Director, you will assure service, growth, development, personnel management, and resource allocation and management controls are order to ensure consistent high-quality patient care in the Emergency Department.


Major Responsibilities:

Service

  • Accurately identifies real/potential problems affecting the service and implements solutions with follow through and communication.
  • Actively participates in service, departmental and hospital wide committees as assigned, providing ongoing communication to those one represents.
  • Advances the patient experience agenda in the Emergency Department. 

People

  • Coaches immediate subordinates providing feedback; constructive critique of work; facilitates individual development plan; and documents their job performance.
  • Adheres to all Human Resource policies.
  • Effectively communicates departmental, organization and industry information to staff.
  • Facilitates evidence based employee engagement practices.
  • Effectively builds strong relationships and networks to deliver upon organizational and department goals.
  • Participate in employee and patient rounding and identifies and mentors potential future leaders

Quality

  • Enforces standards of emergency department care and develops processes to measure and ensure consistent compliance.
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates an ongoing emergency services program which assures quality patient care consistent with the Hospital mission.
  • Monitors compliance with regulatory, accrediting and hospital policy for patient services, and environmental and personnel safety.
  • Oversees a PI program that consistently monitors and evaluates critical aspects of care.
  • Is responsible for department’s operational excellence; ensures department delivers quality services in accordance with applicable policies, procedures and professional standards.
  • Follows the Hospital Exposure Control Plans/Blood borne and Airborne Pathogens.

Finance

  • Seeks new program strategies and/or program enhancements which would expand patient services.
  • Develops, prioritizes and defends a capital equipment requests.
  • Is responsible for the fiscal management of department; assures proper utilization of organization’s financial resources.

Growth

  • Advances the growth agenda for emergency services.

Community

  • Demonstrates a poised and confident demeanor that reassures others and commands respect within the organization and the community.
  • Develops and builds strategic external networks.

Supports HCA by

  • Promoting consistent positive patient interactions that advance the agenda of unparalleled patient service
  • Practicing and adhering to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”
  • Performing other duties as assigned

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Qualifications

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing required
  • Master's degree MHA, MSN, MBA, or related field preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in emergency services required3+ years of experience in a leadership role preferred or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
Licenses, Certifications, & Training:
  • 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) required
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Behaviors:
  • Knowledge of human resource management, program development, fiscal management skills, and familiarity with regulatory and accrediting agency standards preferred
  • Reference HCA LEADS
 
Mission Health, an operating division of HCA Healthcare, is based in Asheville, North Carolina, and is the state’s sixth largest health system. Mission Health operates six hospitals, numerous outpatient and surgery centers, post-acute care provider CarePartners, long-term acute care provider Asheville Specialty Hospital and the region’s only dedicated Level II trauma center. With approximately 12,000 colleagues and 2,000 volunteers, Mission Health is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the people of western North Carolina. For more information, please visit missionhealth.org or @MissionHealthNC.
 

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. We are actively interviewing so apply today!

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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