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Manager Emergency Department

Company: Swedish Health Services
Location: Edmonds
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Manager Emergency Department (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Emergency Services at Swedish Edmonds in Edmonds, Washington.

Manage daily patient care and direct support activities of the Emergency Department in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards. Develop and maintain effective matrix management relationships with relevant organization-wide management structures. Stay current on local market developments and industry practices, anticipate and plan for future changes. Responsible, in collaboration with the Medical Director, for attainment of applicable financial performance targets, regulatory and/or accreditation standards. Assure the provision of exemplary customer service from all staff.

In this position you will:

  • Develops unit(s) strategic plan based on organization-wide goals and objectives. Includes quality based goals and objectives. Incorporates specific structures and methodologies to meet overall business plan.
  • Develops capital and operating budget, ensuring appropriate utilization of resources.
  • Operationalizes strategic plan, ensures compliance, addresses variances and develops contingency plans.
  • Accountable for ensuring the provision of patient care 24 hours a day; assigning clinical operations and patient care activities based on patient care requirements. Coordinates patient care on a daily basis in collaboration with other members of the health care team.
  • Establishes and enforces standards of patient care and nursing practice pertaining to areas of responsibility. Responsible for developing and implementing unit-based goals for the delivery of quality patient care. Is accountable for developing, implementing, and monitoring unit-based quality improvement programs.
  • Evaluates the delivery and outcome of patient care to assure compliance with department standards and patient/family satisfaction. Reinforces positive outcomes and takes corrective actions for identified problems.
  • Assumes the role of patient advocate to clarify and evaluate ethical and/or legal issues, and supports cultural practices.
  • Creates and maintains unit work environment that encourages retention of staff, staff development, customer service, and patient/family centered care.
  • Collaborates with the clinical nurse specialist and/or clinical educator to identify, plan, and implement an educational program pertinent to unit service and for all levels of staff.
  • Responsible for the hiring, annual evaluation, counseling, and termination of staff in accordance with labor and hospital policy.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN)
  • Experienced Registered Nurse. Previous clinical experience as a Registered Nurse in a Tertiary Care facility is required.
  • 2 years in Nursing leadership.
  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).
  • ACLS and PALS required.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Nursing
  • TNCC and CEN

About the Edmonds Campus

Swedish/Edmonds (formerly Stevens Hospital) has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the greater Seattle area for more than 45 years. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals. We are not simply a hospital or a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. On Sept. 1, 2010, Stevens joined the Swedish family and became Swedish/Edmonds to create an innovative, regional health-care delivery network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical treatments and the comprehensive services of the Swedish system.

The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:

217 licensed beds

450 of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff

1,400 staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel

Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and support services

Keywords: Swedish Health Services, Edmonds , Manager Emergency Department, Other , Edmonds, Washington

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