Director of Emergency Services (Largo, FL)

Job Description:


Largo, FL




SHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time

The Healthcare organization is a comprehensive healthcare network where 280,000 people across more than 2,000 care facilities are all committed to creating a positive impact every day. It’s an organization that exists to give people healthier tomorrows. Our scale enables caregivers to deliver great outcomes for patients and gives colleagues unparalleled opportunities to learn and grow. Most importantly, as a part of the Healthcare organization we’re connected to something bigger, which means more resources, more solutions and more possibilities for everyone who walks through our doors. What matters most to our diverse and talented colleagues is giving people the absolute best healthcare possible. Every day, we seek to raise the bar higher, not just for ourselves, but for healthcare everywhere.
We offer an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment program, employee discount program and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
The Medical Center is a Joint Commission accredited, 425-bed statutory teaching hospital serving the community from three campuses. The hospital provides Behavioral Healthcare, Breast Healthcare at the Florida Breast Institute, Cardiovascular Services, Clinical Research, Company Care Occupational Healthcare, Emergency Care at three campuses including the Clearwater ER, Hepatobiliary Care at The Hepatobiliary Center, an H2U Health and Wellness Program, Imaging and Diagnostic Services, Knee and Hip Care at the Florida Orthopedic Pavilion, Inpatient Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, Spine and Neurological Care at the Florida Spine & Neuro Center, Surgical Weight Loss/Bariatric Surgery at the Florida Bariatric Centers, transplant and organ donation services at the Transplant Institute of Florida and Wound Care with Hyperbaric Medicine. The Medical Center’s Graduate Medical Education program is the West Coast Academic Center for NOVA Southeastern University and is affiliated with the USF Morsani College of Medicine.

The Director of Emergency Services Department assures service, growth, development, personnel management, and resource allocation and management controls in order to ensure consistent high-quality patient care in the Emergency Department.

Major Responsibilities:

• Accurately identifies real/potential problems affecting the service and implements solutions with follow through and communication.
• Actively participates in service, departmental and hospital wide committees as assigned, providing ongoing communication to those one represents.
• Advances the patient experience agenda in the Emergency Department.
• Coaches immediate subordinates providing feedback; constructive critique of work; facilitates individual development plan; and documents their job performance.
• Adheres to all Human Resource policies.
• Effectively communicates departmental, organization and industry information to staff.
• Facilitates evidence based employee engagement practices.
• Effectively builds strong relationships and networks to deliver upon organizational and department goals.
• Participate in employee and patient rounding and identifies and mentors potential future leaders
• Enforces standards of emergency department care and develops processes to measure and ensure consistent compliance.
• Develops, implements, and evaluates an ongoing emergency services program which assures quality patient care consistent with the Hospital mission.
• Monitors compliance with regulatory, accrediting and hospital policy for patient services, and environmental and personnel safety.
• Oversees a PI program that consistently monitors and evaluates critical aspects of care.
• Is responsible for department’s operational excellence; ensures department delivers quality services in accordance with applicable policies, procedures and professional standards.
• Follows the Hospital Exposure Control Plans/Blood borne and Airborne Pathogens.
• Seeks new program strategies and/or program enhancements which would expand patient services.
• Develops, prioritizes and defends a capital equipment requests.
• Is responsible for the fiscal management of department; assures proper utilization of organization’s financial resources.
• Advances the growth agenda for emergency services.
• Demonstrates a poised and confident demeanor that reassures others and commands respect within the organization and the community.
• Develops and builds strategic external networks.
Education & Experience:
• Bachelor's degree in nursing required
• Master's degree MHA, MSN, MBA, or related field preferred
• 3+ years of experience in emergency services required
• 3+ years of experience in a leadership role preferred
• or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
Licenses, Certifications, & Training:
• Currently licensed as a registered professional nurse in the state in which he or she practices, in accordance with law and regulation required
• Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required
• Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course (ENPC) required
• Basic Life Support (BLS) required
General Comments
• 3 campus, 2 hosp, 1 FSED. 3 ERs 1.5 mi apart.
• Going to be 451 beds once construction finished.
• Full range of services, from complex MS, adding LVAD and heart transplants, liver/kidney transplants; 71 Behavioral health,;
• Will do 60K visits between 3. 40K at 14th street campus. In Pinellas county, have county wide 911 system – deal only with one unit SunStar. City based EMS are first responders to scene. ERs are fully staffed in last 3 mo. First time in 3 years. ER Contract – Envision.
• New Medical Director being onboarded now. External from New Jersey.
• Metrics: 14th street – struggled with throughput with some improvement recently. DC LOS is opportunity. Pt experience has been a struggle but best 2 months ever. Top box rating strong top in Div
• 14th street – 29 beds + 10 hallway spaces. Indian Rocks has 10 medical beds on unlocked side and 6 behav health beds. Clearwater ER – 8 miles away

• Must have at least __3__+ years of ER--- manager/Dir level experience
• Must be a RN with BSN

Salary Range $_ 100,000__K min K - $___ 120,000____ max K Based on years of experience

**Up To 15% bonus annual bonus, based on performance KPI’s

Sign On Bonus: ___NEG____

Relocation Assistance: ____NEG____