Director - Emergency Department
The Director/Trauma Coordinator is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and educating to ensure the delivery of quality patient care and an effective program for the trauma patient; maintaining the operational aspects of patient care by collaborating with the Medical Staff and other Department Directors; acts as a resource person to all patient care areas regarding nursing care of the trauma patient; provides for the development, education and evaluation of Emergency Department nursing personnel; coordinates trauma education activities for the hospital; organizes and administers the department to attain the hospital objectives established by the policies and procedures for patient care; and directs, through assigned charge nurses, activities of nursing staff.
•Is responsible for the overall operations of the Emergency Department and the SMMC Trauma Program, including but not limited to Budget, Performance Appraisals, Staffing Issues (hiring, terminations, counseling's), Monitoring Productivity and Staffing Standards, meeting Regulatory Standards, staff education and other duties as assigned by the Appropriate Level of Authority.
•Promotes positive interactions within all departments and with all staff members.
•Maintains a positive image / attitude at all times and in all situations.
•Supports and promotes upper management direction and decisions.
•Ensures that the Standards of Behavior at SMMC are upheld at all times by themselves and those around them.
•Expectations for a Director include 24 hour a day responsibility for the department and providing direct supervision in their departments Monday - Friday, 8:00a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
•Staffs department as workload levels require.
•Has authority to delegate assignments.
Manages 15 to 20 employees in the Emergency Services Unit and oversees the Trauma Program. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this unit.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Education and/or Experience:
Must be licensed in the State of Texas. Prefer a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) and two to three years related experience and/or training. Must have leadership and management experience and skills.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Must maintain a current basic CPR certification, and current certifications required by the department.
Position Type : Full Time
Shift : Day
St. Mark's Medical Center
One St. Mark's Place
La Grange, TX 78945