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Director of Emergency Room - RN *Up to $170k/year*

Company: Connected Health Care, LLC
Location: Lewiston
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Job Description:

Director of Emergency Room - RN

*Sign-on Bonus*

Connected Health Care has been engaged by a premier hospital near the Idaho/Washington state border along the Snake River to recruit a full time Director of ER to join their nursing team! This state-of-the-art, 100+ bed hospital is one of the most respected healthcare providers in the state and places a huge emphasis on their employee’s success and career trajectory. The ER director reports directly to the CNO with nearly 40 staff members reporting to this position. So if you are an experienced RN who is looking to lead a compassionate group of nurses striving to provide top-quality service in an incredible area, this position is for you!

  • Directs the comprehensive interdisciplinary approach to services provided to patients accessing the ED including individuals who have been traumatically injured. Care delivery through this service shall reflect the philosophy and mission of the hospital, the nursing philosophy, as well as the philosophy of the ED.

  • Maintains a current knowledge of State, Federal, and regulatory agency standards associated with the delivery of emergency care; including the Washington and Idaho trauma care standards, Total Joint Commission (TJC) emergency and nursing standards, as along with all other applicable Federal and State standards associated with the delivery of emergency services.

  • Provides recommendations to the CNO the strategic goals and objectives for emergency and trauma services.

  • Develops, analyzes, and modifies ED quality improvement programs and practices in conjunction with the Director of Quality, providing support and input to the Emergency Services Committee to facilitate interdepartmental and medical quality improvement activities.

  • Establishes effective and appropriate mechanisms in response to patient inquiries regarding health care concerns and requests for illness-related advice.

  • Maintains effective working relationships with pre-hospital care providers to assure the scale of service is continuously improving and responsive to community needs.

  • Develops and participates in outreach programs within the regional referral area for hospital providers and the general

  • Investigates and addresses physician, employees, and patient concerns, as needed.

  • Maintains current knowledge regarding the necessary clinical skills needed to lead a multidisciplinary trauma team to provide emergent, critical, and trauma care consistent with State (Washington and Idaho) and national standards for a Level II trauma hospital.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients within the Department

  • Develops and refines a systematic approach to the delivery of patient care which is based upon sound rationale associated with scope of practice, role clarity, and cost-effectiveness.

  • Assures the competency of the ED staff, providing direction to the group and individuals regarding education, certification, and other training needs.

  • Demonstrates a commitment to the key values of Compassion, Respect, Honesty, Justice, and Service.
The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

Required License / Certificates / Education:

  • Bachelors in Nursing or better
  • Registered Nurse with current Idaho RN license/eligibility
  • BLS certification
  • Minimum 3 years of nursing experience in the ER

This hospital is in one of the most beautiful settings in the country! With warm weather and mild winters, this area has more sunny days than almost any other place in the Northwest! Recreational opportunities abound, from premiere waterskiing, jet boating, sailing, whitewater rafting, hunting, fishing, swimming, golfing, hiking and camping to shopping, family fun, and fantastic events. Miles of paved levee pathways follow the rivers for walking, jogging and biking. You can find some of the greatest fishing for salmon, steelhead, small mouth bass, trout and sturgeon. Snow skiing and snowmobiling are only a short drive away. Shopping in downtown provides many opportunities for art galleries, gift stores, antiques, viewing historic buildings and stopping along the way to dine at local eateries or to grab an espresso at the local coffee house. The mall houses a complementary mix of retail specialty stores, restaurants and service centers in a climate-controlled facility or head over to the Plaza for local retail chains such as Pier One Imports, TJ Maxx and Eddie Bauer.

If you are interested in hearing more about this great opportunity, please contact:

Jonah Rader - Senior Executive Recruiter

512 - 337 - 8760


Keywords: Connected Health Care, LLC, Coeur d'Alene , Director of Emergency Room - RN *Up to $170k/year*, Other , Lewiston, Idaho

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