Title Emergency Department Director
Categories Emergency Department
Salary $55.24 – $69.05 – $82.86
Department Emergency Department
Status Exempt
Job Information

The Emergency Department Director assumes 24-hour administrative responsibility for the provision of care and services in accordance with professional standards of nursing practice, BVCHD mission and values, and regulatory guidelines. Responsible for the development and coordination of all department operations to promote clinically effective and efficient patient care. Assesses, plans, coordinates and evaluates the operational functions of nursing services to ensure quality, cost effective care is provided by an educated and competent staff. Develops and implements policies & procedures, oversees quality improvement processes, facilitates a patient centered care delivery model, and promotes an environment that encourages safety and best practices. Provides leadership, guidance, and direction in achieving outcomes consistent with organizational mission, philosophy, goals and objectives. Maintains and demonstrates professional competency in the application of management principles.

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting                                                        50%
  • Standing/walking                                    45%
  • Crawling/Climbing                                  5%
  • Bending over                                             Sometimes
  • Reaching overhead                                   Sometimes
  • Kneeling                                                      Sometimes
  • Balancing                                                     Seldom
  • Pushing/Pulling                                          Seldom
  • Lifting –      10 lbs or less                            Often

11 – 25 lbs                                Sometimes

25 – 75 lbs                                Occasionally

  • Repetitive use of foot control                    Seldom
  • Repetitive use of hands                              Often
  • Simple grasping                                           Often
  • Strong grasping                                            Often
  • Operation of car or other vehicle             Seldom
  • Exposure to dust, gas, or fumes                Never
  • Exposure to marked changes in temp      Never
  • Exposure to marked physical exertion
    • in excess of 3 minutes                        Seldom

Sensory Requirements:

  • Verbal articulation
  • Non-verbal articulation
  • Hearing
  • Sight
  • Smell
  • Touch


Skills and Abilities Required

Experience, Skills and Abilities

  • Minimum of three years’ hospital experience
  • Management/supervisory experience required
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and listening skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy
  • Computer skills, including ability or willingness to learn/use the District Electronic Medical Record

Education and Training

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BSN) Preferred
  • Current California Registered Nurse (RN) License
  • Current BLS, ACLS and PALS Certification


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