Nursing Director Emergency Services Trauma ER

This renowned and awarded hospital is actively interviewing candidates to fill a Nursing Director role in its Emergency and Trauma Services Department. The nurse leadership role in this busy ER is sure to be an exciting and challenging opportunity for the right candidate.

This 350+ bed medical center in Southern California is actively searching for a Director to oversee Trauma and Emergency Services in a busy ER. This Director will join an amazing hospital that offers the community a full range of services. Seeing almost 100K visits annually, this Emergency Room and Certified Trauma center is well known in the area for its commitment to outstanding adult and pediatric care. Offering experienced Emergency and Trauma physicians, TNCC and CEN certified Registered Nurses, special Crisis Response, and Social Services teams, this 25 room Level II trauma center has been a trusted part of the community for over 50 years. The ER and Trauma Nursing Director will oversee an outstanding unit with a culture of friendship, family-like support, shared accountability, and shared success.

Reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer / VP of Patient Care Services, the Nursing Director of Emergency Services will oversee a progressive nursing unit. Supported by a CEN Emergency Department Manager, an Evening ED Supervisor, two unit coordinators, and two RN Emergency Trauma Services Charge Nurses, the Director will find an operation based on collaboration and teamwork.

As a clinical leader, the ER Nursing Director will be the accountable for insuring that ED RNs, Triage and Admitting Registered Nurses, Certified Emergency Nurses (CENs), and support staff are all adhering to clinical protocols and following best practices. The Emergency Nursing Director will also play a leading role in developing, improving, and continually supporting the education initiatives of the ED. You will act as a coach and mentor to the nurses, drawing out the skills and talent in this fast-paced and high-pressure environment.

Strong administrative skills will also be needed for this role. The Emergency Department Director will take the leading position in developing and controlling the departmental budget as well as ensuring the financial performance for your unit. This Nurse Leader will work across disciplines with many other visionary and tenured thought leaders to constantly improve the quality of care received by this medical center’s patients.

The Emergency Services Nursing Director will find that Southern California has something for everyone. A short drive west will put you on the beautiful, sunny beaches and warm surf of the Pacific Ocean. Fun weekend getaways like Disneyland, Wild Rivers, and Knott’s Berry Farm are waiting around every corner. A huge number of highly-rated grade schools, secondary schools, and colleges make education (and continuing education) easily accessible. Add to this a wealth of national and state parks nearby, and you have a great place to raise a family. 

In addition to the support that comes from working with the country’s most fragile patients, and working with the hospital’s most dedicated nurses, you’ll also find support from a grateful community. As an integral part of this trusted healthcare system, the ER Nursing Director will also be eligible to receive a competitive compensation package, including generous benefits, paid time off, a comprehensive fitness center, and a great retirement plan.