Director of Nursing, Emergency Services

The MetroHealth System | Cleveland, Ohio 44109

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: June 03, 2021
Opportunity Code: 28264


With over 150,000 annual visits, MetroHealth is Eager to add an Energetic, Collaborative Director of Nursing – Emergency Services to their team.


  • The Director of Nursing (DON) – Emergency Services, reporting to the Executive Director of Nursing will oversee 4 busy Emergency Departments (with over 150,000 visits per year) that include Life Flight and a SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners) program.
  • With Patient/Employee experience are a top priority, DON Partners with the Executive Director to operationalize all strategic planning and help to ensure the highest experience. 
  • Demonstrates inclusive leadership to amplify MetroHealth’s culture across the organization.
  • DON ensures the provision of high quality, culturally sensitive, nursing/patient care in accordance with evidence-based practice, current research, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Scope and Standards of Nursing Practice and the ANA Code of Ethics for the assigned clinical areas. 
  • Ensures effective human resource and informational management of assigned clinical area by designing, establishing an organizational structure. 
  • Staffing effectively to accomplish the clinical area’s goals.
  • Ensures development, ongoing enhancement and implementation of Nursing education programs, performance improvement initiatives, research, and professional development within assigned clinical areas Forms partnerships within nursing and other disciplines to encourage excellence in service and patient care. 
  • Magnet recognized certification in clinical specialty or in nursing administration (e.g. CNML or NE/NEA-BC).
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and Master’s Degree in a health-related field required.


  • The MetroHealth System is one of the largest, most comprehensive health care providers in Northeast Ohio, serving the medical needs of the Greater Cleveland community. Affiliated since 1914 with Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, MetroHealth is a center for medical research and education, with all active staff physicians holding Case faculty appointments.
  • The system is comprised of the Magnet-designated MetroHealth Medical Center, a rehabilitation hospital, two long-term care/skilled nursing centers, an outpatient surgery center, and a network of community-based health care centers
  • MetroHealth Medical Center offers the most advanced techniques in treating complex medical problems. The facility provides care to nearly 28,000 inpatients, including more than 3,400 newborns annually. More than 700,000 visits are recorded each year in the medical center’s outpatient centers. Patient visits to the emergency department exceed 91,000.
  • MetroHealth System is the only hospital in Ohio to be honored by the Premier health care alliance with the 2010 Premier Award for Quality (AFQ) for its superior patient outcomes, as well providing outstanding patient care and consistently setting the standard in clinical excellence nationwide. This is the third time in the past four years MetroHealth has received the award.


  • Cleveland is home to more than two million people. While Cleveland is nationally known as a center for medical education and health care, new residents can expect to find almost everything they seek in culture, entertainment and living amenities.
  • Located on the southern shore of Lake Erie, the Greater Cleveland area extends 100 miles along the Lake Erie shoreline and more than 40 miles inland. 
  • Cleveland is a cultural center known throughout the world as the home of the Cleveland Orchestra, Playhouse Square, the Cleveland Playhouse, and the Cleveland Museum of Art.
  • The park system consists of more than 19,000 acres of land in 14 reservations, and facilities include picnic areas and playfields, wildlife management areas and sanctuaries, hiking, bridle, all purpose and physical fitness trails, golf courses, swimming, boating, fishing, tobogganing, sledding, ice skating and cross-country skiing.
  • Cleveland has great housing options, cost of living advantages, favorable commute times, and excellent public and private schools



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