Director-Emergency Services

  • DULUTH, MN
  • 01 Nursing Administration Department
  • Full-time - Days - 8 hours
  • Professional
  • FTE: 1
  • Req #: 22161
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Summary

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • The Emergency Services Director, under the direction of Vice President/Chief Nursing Officer, provides leadership and management of the Emergency Department and Trauma program. The Emergency Director plans, develops, implements, and evaluates the staff, systems, services and related to emergency services. Focus on service delivery and growth, financial performance, physician/staff relations, clinical outcomes, operation, execution, and patient satisfaction. Works collaboratively system-wide with administrative and medical staff as needed. Provides leadership to bring the St. Luke’s Mission to like in all actions and is a resource to meet the operational needs of the areas of responsibility.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. Must have Master's Degree within four (4) years of placement into the Director-Emergency Services position.
    • Experience: Five (5) years of professional level management in health care.
    • Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current license in Minnesota to practice as a registered nurse.
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education: N/A
    • Experience: N/A
    • Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; enthusiasm and ability to initiate and manage change; conflict management skills; places high value on growth and education; demonstrated skills in effective problem-solving, creativity; good organization and time management skills; self-motivated. Knowledge of current clinical practices; demonstrated proficiency in writing proposals and reports; evidence of leadership, creativity and initiative; evidence of teaching skills; demonstrated ability and openness to learning management skills. Ability to project and articulate needs of department and staff; plan, delegate and guide the work of subordinates; establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with all levels of personnel and medical staff; to understand and accept personal responsibility; to pursue independent study; to plan, organize, evaluate and promote work activities of assigned clinical areas.
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    • READING - Advanced: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints.
    • WRITING - Advanced: Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.
    • SPEAKING - Advanced: Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, top management, public groups, clients, customers, and the general public.
    • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Advanced: Ability to comprehend and apply advanced mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plan and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
    • REASONING ABILITY - Advanced Skills: Ability to define and solve problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and deal with a variety of concrete and abstract variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
    • AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES - Skilled at assessment and knowledgeable of growth and development. Provides appropriate care respective to the ages of the patients served per clinical environment.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
    • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
      • Stand - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Walk - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Sit - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Reach with hands and arms - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Stoop, squat, kneel, or crouch - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Bending-repetitive forward - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Talk or hear - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
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      LIFTING REQUIREMENTS
      • Up to 10 pounds - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Up to 25 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
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      WORK ENVIRONMENT
      • Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic). Regularly exposed to risk from blood borne diseases.
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