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DIR-EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

Department Name EMERGENCY ROOM Job Description POSITION SUMMARYResponsible for the overall operation of the Emergency Department and its services ensuring alignment with system strategic goals.
Provide professional consultation in all areas of Emergency Services.
Maintains confidentiality regarding highly sensitive information.
Oversees staff and processes related to Emergency Services to ensure accuracy, compliance, and efficiency.
Partners with leaders to drive and sustain an engaged workforce.
Exempt (Salaried - Not eligible for overtime)MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSWork experience may NOT substitute for minimum education requirement.
Bachelor's degree in Nursing and seven (7) years of experience with minimum three (3) years management experience.
CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND SKILLSConsults with key stakeholders as needed to provide advice, counsel and guidance to management at all levels of the organization, applying good judgment and establishing credibility.
Cultivates a high level of trust with all customers and team members.
Develops and implements communication plans and resources to support the patient quality and patient safety needs of the organization.
Identifies and applies data and metrics to evaluate current activities and to make recommendations for action items and/or changes.
Attends all mandatory education and training programs (including department specific) and can describe his/her responsibilities related to general safety and regulatory compliance as well as department safety and specific job related hazards.
Remains current and informed regarding best practices in the field of Emergency Services in order to share knowledge and insights with others.
Ensures ED collaboration and appropriate utilization of services with other departments and service lines.
Integrates others by building bridges across organizational boundaries.
Delegates appropriately for effective project management and successful outcomes.
Adapts to changes quickly, establishes priorities and sets own work agenda.
Leads the development and administration of policies and procedures to ensure consistent application across the System.
Develops and implements cost savings and performance improvement processes.
Maintains effective relationships with all external EManagement agencies.
Coordinates initiatives to standardize system processes and procedures within assigned area.
Implements industry recognized standards of practice.
Performs additional duties as assigned.
Monitors and evaluates all aspects of patient throughput, quality and patient safety and bases performance improvement activities on findings.
Other Requirements CONTACTSToddler:
1 year and 1 day - 3 years School:
5 years and 1 day - 12 years Adolescent:
12 years and 1 day - 18 years Geriatric:
60 years and 1 day or older Neonate:
Birth - 1 year Preschool:
3 years and 1 day - 5 years Adult:
28 years and 1 day - 60 yearsPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTBody Fluid Exposure:
Yes Carry/Lift Sit Constantly, at least 51% of the time Work hours significantly beyond regularly scheduled hours, between 21% and 50% of the time Stand Frequently, up to 50% of the time Walk Frequently, up to 50% of the time Twist Occasionally, up to 20% of the timeSUPERVISORY / BUDGET RESPONSIBILITIESLeadership and supervision of multiple levels of employees, including other managers.
Promotes, demotes, or transfers employees to meet organizational needs, including other management positions.
Manages performance, including other management positions.
Management of funds with signatory authority according to Expenditure Approval policy and with authority to give budget approval.
Manages departmental budget.
Interviews, selects, hires, and retains employees, including other management positions.
Executes progressive discipline up to and including termination.
Ensures orientation and training for employees, including other management positions.
Preferred Qualifications LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS / REGISTRATIONSCurrently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of AlabamaKNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIESWorking knowledge of general Patient Care policies and procedures.
Ability to use personal computer and related software; including knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
Strong critical thinking skills, ability to develop alternative solutions to a posed problem or conflict; ability to independently plan, organize, develop, prioritize, and execute decisions.
Ability to communicate effectively, develop successful relationships with coworkers and management at all levels within the organization.
Ability to work effectively and professionally under pressure.
High degree of accuracy, efficiency, and dependability in a fast-paced environment; strong organizational and time management skills.
Ability to work independently, manage priorities, and meet deadlines.
Lead projects and significant bodies of work.
Process improvement and quality skills.
Ability to maintain confidentiality, exercise discretion and sound judgment.
Ability to problem-solve.
Ability to problem-solve; conflict resolution skills.
Ability to plan and make independent decisions, review issues and make well-reasoned recommendations.
Working knowledge of state and federal compensation and benefits laws and regulations.
Ability to travel as required.
Position Status Regular Shift Days Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Hours Per Week 40 Location Shelby Baptist Medical Center Address Line 1 Box 488 Address Line 2 1000 1st Street N State Alabama City Alabaster Zip Code 35007 Auto req ID 1939BR Removal Date 17-Apr-2015

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