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  Job posted:   Fri May 18, 2018
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F.F. Thompson Hospital

Hospital Nursing Administration


Hours Per Pay Period


Main Function:

The Director of Emergency Nursing has the responsibility, authority and accountability for the clinical, financial and personnel management of a designated area of clinical practice on a 24-hour basis. He/She leads the unit in a goal-directed manner, which
is congruent with the nursing service hospital and system goals and philosophies. The director is accountable for the coordination and integration of clinical and administrative functions of their designated areas. The position works closely with the VP Patient
Care Services/ CNO and the Medical Director of the Emergency Department in assuring and meeting the strategic imperatives for the hospital. He/She assures regulatory and legal compliance and provides leadership, vision and direction for their department. Expectations
of excellent customer service and clinical quality are articulated and formulated into operational plans and monitoring of outcomes. Patient flow through the department is a key metric for the Director. The director is responsible for fostering interdisciplinary,
collaborative relationships within the department and institution as a whole.

Required Job Specific Competencies:

Professionally mature, energetic and creative individual who demonstrates leadership qualities demanded in the rapidly changing health care environment. Possesses and expertise in a relevant field of critical care nursing with additional knowledge base in management
theory and practice. Previous demonstrated success in managing daily operations, budget, and personnel responsibilities is required. A willingness to learn, to take risks, and pursue excellence is necessary. Possess excellent verbal and written communication
skills, strength in public speaking and formal presentation skills. Additionally, a thorough knowledge of practice and technology to enhance practice is required. The Director of Emergency Nursing must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary
to provide administrative guidance and consultation to his or her Associates.

o Actively guards the confidentiality of sensitive information including but not limited to patients and associates of the health system.

o Actively supports departmental, hospital and system goals and imperatives and lives the CARES values at all times.


Must be a graduate of an approved school of nursing. Holds, or is able to obtain, a New

York State license to practice nursing. A baccalaureate degree in nursing or

management is required.

A Masters' degree, or a willingness to complete within 3 years in nursing, health care or

business preferred.

Certification in relevant clinical specialty or nursing administration will be required within 1 year of hire.


A minimum of at least 5 years of healthcare management experience is required.

Evidence of career advancement and progressive increase in responsibilities within the

healthcare environment is essential. Demonstration of sound ethical principles, advanced

communication skills and interpersonal skills development is necessary. A proven record

of project management is required.

Complexity of Duties:

o Able to work collaboratively with all members of the health care team and manage a stressful environment with composure and professionalism.

o Demonstrates and applies judgment and management of fiscal requirements of his/her area and its impact on the system

o The characteristics of the job require interpersonal skills that reflect:

The ability to deal effectively with a wide range of customers.

A professional attitude that supports nursing services and hospital administration and reflects a positive working relationship with staff, physicians, and other departments.

The ability to lead and develop a diverse group of individuals with differing levels of health care experience

An adaptable approach to a frequently changing environment on the unit, in the hospital, and in the health care field.

The ability to manage in a creative, organized, self-directed, and goal-oriented manner.

o Independently and cooperatively able to manage multiple priorities and able to shift priorities to address unforeseen events or the needs of the system.

Supervisory Responsibility/Supervision Received:

o Directly reports to the VP Patient Care Service/CNO and has a reporting line to the Director of Emergency Medicine.

o Responsible for the clinical, financial and personnel management of the unit 24 hours/day. Leads the unit in a goal-directed manner, which is congruent with the Nursing Department and hospital goals and philosophies.

o Assures the completion of annual performance and competencies of those who directly report to the position in a manner consistent with the System standards and expectations.

+ Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

+ Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP

+ The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure
is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41
CFR 60-1.35(c)

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