Senior Director of Emergency Department, Trauma and Disaster Management

Parkland Health and Hospital System | Dallas, Texas 75235

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: October 08, 2020
Opportunity Code: 26614


Don’t Miss This Incredible Professional Opportunity to Lead Country’s Highest Volume Emergency Department and Level I Trauma Center as Senior Director!

The Position

  • Reporting to the Senior Vice President, the Senior Director will provide strategic and operational oversight to the Emergency, Urgent Care, Trauma, and Disaster Management department, which includes 600 FTEs and the country’s busiest ED with 243,000+ annual visits. 
  • Responsibility areas for the department include strategic planning, budget, personnel, quality improvement, care coordination, trauma survey, policy development, and a thoughtful partnership with staff, physicians and administration to drive high quality, patient-centered services. 
  • Seeking a nursing leader with Level I or Level II Trauma Center experience. Academic experience is strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree of Nursing required; Master’s degree preferred. 
  • Must possess or be willing to obtain an active Texas or Compact RN license and CEN and TCRN certifications. 
  • TNCC, ATCN, ENPC, or PALS Certification required.

The Organization

  • Parkland Health & Hospital System first opened its doors in 1894 and is now one of the largest public hospital systems in the country. With 882 licensed beds, Parkland cares for more than one million patient visits annually. 
  • As the primary teaching hospital for Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Parkland Health is certified as a Primary Stroke Center and provides continuous 24-hour advanced care for both hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke. 
  • Parkland Health is a Level I Trauma Center, the second largest civilian burn center in the U.S., and delivers more babies each year than any other hospital in the country with a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The system also has 20 community-based clinics, including primary care and women's clinics, 12 school-based clinics, and numerous outreach and education programs.

The Community 

  • Dallas, Texas, the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area, has no shortage of things to do; from Pritzker Prize-winning architecture to innovative dining and memorable entertainment, there’s plenty of sights to see for everyone of all ages.
  • If culture is what you crave then Dallas has enough award-winning Broadway productions, art-house theatres, comedy clubs, orchestral experiences and ballets to keep your interest peaked for many moons.
  • Take a trip outdoors to some great locations such as White Rock Lake, Klyde Warren Park, Katy Trail, or Dallas Arboretum.
  • From The Sixth Floor Museum and Dealey Plaza to the West End and Southfork Ranch, the city offers an array of historical sites to visit, explore and learn from.



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