An excellent career opportunity is now available in a 150-bed Western Washington Medical Center for Director of Emergency Services.
The Nurse Director Emergency Department will oversee the daily operations of an extremely busy 22 bed unit, which last year saw over 36,000 patients. Reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer, the Emergency Department Clinical Nurse Director is supported by 1 Nurse Manager Emergency Services as well as tenured clinical nurses and a staff of 50 FTE’s.
This bustling Trauma Center is regionally known their supreme level of care. The Trauma Center Director will collaborate with 10 physicians board certified in Emergency Medicine, along with nurse Practitioners, nurses, educators, clinical coordinators and case managers. Along with the Trauma Center services, the medical center also provides: Cardiac Cathetization and Open Heart Cardiology Services.
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 Nurse Director Emergency Services will be responsible for all budgeting, hiring, staff retention and scheduling for the center. Additionally, the Nurse Director will be responsible for the overall patient care, and quality measures of the Healing Center.
The Medical Center is very busy, and annually sees over 30,000 emergency room visits, performs 2,000 in-patient and 1,500 outpatient surgical procedures, and delivers 1,100 newborns.
Located in Western Washington, the medical center is just outside the heart of Seattle and Tacoma, surrounded by the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest. The region is home to an affordable housing market, unparalleled natural beauty, a stable economy, and a charming community.
The Medical Center has been part of the community for over 70 years, and is prepared to offer a generous salary, relocation assistance and a comprehensive benefit package.