Emergency Room Director
Westside Regional Medical Center 17 reviews - Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Full-time Days

Plantation, FL

Facility Description:
We're always on the move. New technology. State-of-the art care. Campus improvements. You'll find it's an exciting time at Westside Regional Medical Center, a 224-bed medical center and healthcare complex. Here, our 800+ nurses and allied health professionals, along with 750 physicians, thrive in a fast-paced but friendly work environment.

Job Description:
The Emergency Room Director directs and manages the operations and activities of the nursing unit. Maintains responsibility for the overall management of the department's daily operations to achieve quality improvement, fiscal productivity and patient satisfaction goals and objectives established in conjunction with upper management. Maintains responsibility for staff performance and the accomplishment of departmental responsibilities in accordance with corporate, hospital, department and safety policies and procedures to meet company and regulatory requirements. Maintains responsibility for providing high-quality patient care by acting as a liaison with patients and their representatives, physicians and employees. Maintains responsibility for the efficient operation of the department and optimum use of resources to maximize productivity and minimize costs. The Nurse Manager assumes the role of a leader in planning, directing and managing the department and staff to assure quality service on a 24- hour basis. He/she is responsible for meeting JCAHO Standards, complying with corporate policy and procedures, managing supplies and equipment of the unit, promoting teamwork with physicians and all health care providers, promoting internal and external customer satisfaction and for appropriate resource management.

Current Florida Nursing License Current Basic Life Support certification or agreement to obtain by the completion of the ninety day probationary period Successful completion of the arrhythmia examination PALS certification required; must be obtained within 1 year of taking position with a score of 85% or greater Completion of a basic arrhythmia course with a minimum of 8 hours of didactic 3-5 years experience in acute care nursing 1 year management experience as a full-time or relief charge nurse, clinical manager, or Nursing Administrative Supervisor; Instruction preferred Graduate from an accredited school of nursing Bachelors degree in Nursing or equivalent preferred or working towards same; Masters degree in Nursing or Allied Health preferred

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