Emergency Department Nurse Director

An exciting opportunity in West Virginia is now available as an Emergency Department Nurse Director

The Emergency Department Nurse Director will be employed by a national healthcare system, working at a state-of-the-art 300+ bed acute care hospital in West Virginia. This highly accredited, for-profit hospital is known for their Surgical Services department, Women and Children Services, Trauma Center, and fast pace Emergency Department that sees over 50,000 annual patients. For over 100 years, this acute care hospital has provided high quality patient care to individuals throughout southern West Virginia and North Eastern parts of Virginia. 

This hospital is known for their Trauma Center and fast paced Emergency Department that is staffed 24/7 with a team of emergency physicians, nurses and specialists who are trained in providing exceptional emergency care. With Heart Attack and Stroke systems being two of the most common life-threatening emergencies, this hospital uses the newest methods and best practices and received the Chest Pain Center Accreditation with PCI from American College of Cardiology. 

The Emergency Department Nurse Director will lead the fast-paced Emergency Services department with 50,000 annual visits, and report to the Chief Nursing Officer. The Emergency Department Nurse Director is supported by Nurse Managers, Educators, Charge Nurses, Staff RNs, Technicians and Ancillary Staff with over 100 FTEs. Responsibilities of the Emergency Department Nurse Director include managing department workflow, overall and day-to-day operations, department staffing, managing the budget, maintaining hospital, local, state and federal compliance, updating policy procedures, implementing quality performance improvement initiatives, staff education, cross collaborating with multidisciplinary teams, and ultimately being the department mentor, leader and resource. 

The Nurse Director Emergency Services must hold their Registered Nurse RN license and a clinical background working in a busy emergency department, along with prior leadership experience. Ideally, the Director of Nursing Emergency Services will also hold TNCC or CEN certification. 

Working in a small town nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of southern West Virginia, the Emergency Department Nurse Director will be surrounded by rich nature with gorgeous 360 degree views of the mountains and phenomenal scenic overlooks. Forbes recently recognized this area as “a newly-defined Metropolitan Statistical Area” and often referred to as the “Smokeless Coal Capital”. With a great work-life balance, the Emergency Department Nurse Director will enjoy spending the day hiking, visiting historic museums and Coal Mines, and dining at local restaurants. The Nurse Director Emergency Services can easily take road trips throughout Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee and North Carolina. 

An exciting opportunity to work for this growing hospital as their Emergency Department Nurse Director doesn’t come around often. This newly created role is perfect for a driven leader who is excited to lead teams and grow programs, while also having a great work-life balance. The hospital is actively interviewing candidates and prepared to offer the Director of Nursing Emergency Services a comprehensive compensation package with a competitive salary, full suite of healthcare which includes comprehensive medical, dental and vision programs, along with a Flexible Spend Accounts FSA, short term and long term disability, life insurance, several savings plan options, employee assistance and discount programs, a great paid time off accrual schedule, along with potential leadership bonus, merit increase, relocation assistance and/or sign on bonus to qualified candidates. Don’t wait, learn more and apply today!