Regional Nursing Director Emergency Department

An exciting opportunity has just opened for a savvy and experienced Nursing Director to oversee Regional Emergency Department Operations with this reputable East Texas hospital. Apply today, and lead a team of dedicated and accomplished nurses in one of the area’s busiest Emergency Services Line. 

The Director will lead clinical and administrative operations for three busy Emergency Rooms around the area, all anchored by an award winning and well-known 300+ bed medical center in Eastern Texas. The Regional Emergency Director will join a health system that has earned local and national accolades for excellent stroke care, having and accredited chest pain center, and as a receiving center for wide array of trauma cases. 

The Emergency Department Nursing Director will play a pivotal role in safeguarding the people of East Texas. You will directly oversee all of the administrative and clinical aspects of keeping the Emergency Rooms operating smoothly across multiple facilities and campuses. The primary Trauma ED sees over 50,000 visits annually, and collectively, the other campuses see even more. Seeing a wide array of patients, these smaller facilities and satellites act as a feeder system into the main hospital where necessary.

Reporting to the Chief Nursing Executive (CNE), the Regional Nursing Director of the Emergency Department will be responsible for leading a really fantastic team of nurses and support personnel. Directly supporting the Regional Director are 3 strong CEN Emergency Services Clinical Directors and 3 ED Nurse Supervisors. Add to this a team of 70+ ER Charge Nurses, Emergency Services RNs, and support staff, and this Director will serve a team that simply can’t be beat.

This role will be largely Administrative in nature, so progressive leadership and management experience in Acute Care Emergency Nursing will be one sign of a great contender. This person will develop and control budgets for each unit, and will enlist their reports to support those initiatives. The Director will also serve as a process and quality improvement agent for Emergency Services, implementing projects to reduce Door-to-Doc times, improve patient satisfaction scores, and make it a great place for the Nurses to work. On the other side of the coin, the Regional Emergency Department Nurse Director will also steer clinical operations across the facilities and units, serving as a subject matter expert and as a mentor / leader to the team.

The East Texas is well known for its beauty, peace, and quiet. With thousands of acres of National and State Forests, an affordable cost-of-living, fantastic schools, and tightknit communities, it’s no surprise that people never want to leave. If the Regional Nursing Director of the Emergency Department is an outdoorsy type, you’ll will find hiking, biking, boating, and just about everything else that can be done under the sun. For the city folks, all the lights, sounds, and action of the Dallas – Fort Worth Area are just a short drive away.

The Regional Emergency Nursing Director will support and oversee the operations of multiple high-acuity, busy units. You will provide leadership and guidance to a nursing staff that will make you proud. You will take on many challenges for this medical center, and you will be supported for your hard work. You will receive a great benefits package, including generous PTO, retirement matching, and annual performance based merit increases. You will also receive a competitive compensation, and you will enjoy the fact that you’re making such a huge difference in the lives of so many.