Director Emergency Department


Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: April 18, 2022
Opportunity Code: 30628


Join a Medical Center overseeing multiple locations in the greater Houston area as the Director of the Emergency Department. 

The Position

  • The Director, Emergency Department will be responsible for maintaining efficient functions of designated nursing units and will serve as a resource for supervisory needs for staff members as well as any decisions regarding patient care. 
  • This leader will demonstrate a passion and commitment around helping build culture within a strong health system, while prioritizing succession planning and mentoring the next generation of emergency services leadership.  
  • Seeking a leader with a strong operational background who can develop department processes, workflows, metrics, and objectives that drive efficiencies and high-quality patient outcomes in the new space.
  • Reporting to the VP/Administrator, the Director will provide oversight to a team of 40+ FTEs with a focus on team building and staff recruitment and retention. 
  • Additional responsibility areas include budget management, regulatory compliance, and the direction of all clinical activities that encompass patient assessment, care plan development, service level determination, and complaint management. 
  • Must bring 5+ years of Emergency Services experience, including 3+ years in a leadership capacity.
  • Active RN license and bachelor’s degree required. Bachelor’s or master’s degree must be in Nursing. 

The Community 

  • Houston, Texas is the largest city in the southern region of the United States and fourth-largest nationwide, trailing only New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago.
  • A thriving metropolitan city, Houston has one of the largest economies in the nation, contributing to over 11,000 dining options and the famous Theater District spanning 17 blocks, ranking second only to New York City for world-class entertainment. 
  • Join a rich sporting culture with interstate rivalries in football, baseball, basketball, and hockey. Enjoy seeing the Houston Texans take on the Dallas Cowboys or cheer for the home team when the Astros play the Texas Rangers.
  • See all the attractions Houston has to offer, from weekly rodeos to city BBQ contest with some of the best BBQ in the United States.


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