Director of Emergency Department

CHI St. Luke's Health Brazosport | Lake Jackson, Texas 77566

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: December 01, 2021
Opportunity Code: 29634


New Director Opportunity Located Near Some of America’s Top Beaches in the Texas Gulf Coast

The Position

  • The Director of Emergency Department provides clinical and administrative leadership for the hospital’s Emergency and Respiratory departments with oversight for 60 FTEs.
  • The Director will report to the Chief Nursing Officer/VP of Patient Care Services and has the exciting opportunity to build teams and grow the service line.
  • Seeking a leader with demonstrated success driving optimal quality outcomes, including around patient flow and throughput, to implement best practices and empower teams around delivering high quality patient care. 
  • Additional responsibility areas for the departments include fiscal management, regulatory compliance, quality/performance improvement initiatives, and staffing functions.
  • Must bring 3+ years of clinical experience and 5+ years of management experience at the Manager-level or above.
  • Active Registered Nurse (RN) required. Must have active Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) certification or work towards obtaining.  
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred.

The Organization

  • St. Luke’s Health–Brazosport Hospital is located on a beautiful, 25-acre campus in Lake Jackson, Texas. Offering state-of-the-art diagnostic and comprehensive treatment services, the hospital is home to a 154-bed patient tower, Level III trauma center, advanced cardiac care center, and full-service, multidisciplinary cancer center.
  • The team consists of over 100 board-certified physicians and nearly 600 highly skilled employees to meet their patients’ medical needs. South Brazoria County’s premier healthcare system, St. Luke’s Health–Brazosport Hospital is dedicated to providing quality care with compassion for the communities they serve.
  • As a Level III trauma center—the highest-level emergency room in the area—the Mike and Leslie Lowrey Emergency Services Pavilion equips the hospital to provide the expert care patients need. Totaling close to 15,000 square feet, the new facility dramatically increases the hospital’s ability to effectively treat between 30,000 and 45,000 patients annually.

The Community 

  • Nestled among numerous Oak trees and nature’s scenic beauty, Lake Jackson, Texas, known as "The Enchanting City", or LJ as the locals call it, sits just 20 miles from the Gulf Coast and is part of the Houston greater metropolitan area.
  • Situated in the heart of the retail center of southern Brazoria County, Lake Jackson offers the amenities of a large city while still maintaining its small-town feel. Lake Jackson creates holiday festivities, festivals, celebrations and other community gathering events all year long for young and young at heart.
  • Home to some of the best beaches in America, the Texas Gulf Coast includes the Brazosport Area with miles of soft sandy beaches, fresh sea breezes, one-of-a-kind museums, and some of the best birding and fishing in Texas.
  • From the nationally recognized Sea Center Texas to the Gulf Coast Bird Observatory, Wilderness Golf Course, and the Center for the Arts & Sciences, this city offers a wealth of cultural, coastal, recreational and historical opportunities for residents and visitors alike.



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