Director, Freestanding Emergency Departments

Valley Hospital Medical Center | Las Vegas, Nevada 89106

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: March 28, 2024
Opportunity Code: 33975


Seeking a highly motivated and experienced leader to join Valley Hospital Medical Center as Director, Freestanding Emergency Department, in Las Vegas, Nevada! 

The Position

  • The Director, Freestanding Emergency Department, will be responsible for the clinical practice of nursing and the delivery of patient care throughout multiple freestanding Emergency Departments and will oversee a total of approximately 80+ FTEs. 
  • The Director will oversee the development of staff competency through assessment and education, compliance with regulatory and professional standards, improvement of quality, service levels, safety, customer satisfaction, and of collaborative relationships.
  • The collaborative leader will demonstrate a strong visionary mindset, display excellent patient care and service, as well as bring energy and focus as it pertains to the execution of daily tasks within the organization.  
  • Seeking a leader who is rooted in evidence-based practices to achieve outcomes-driven patient experiences and develop strategies and efficiencies around key initiatives, including throughput, length of stay, and patient safety.
  • This leader must bring a strong clinical skillset, demonstrate floor visibility, and have the ability to effectively establish positive working relationships with staff members throughout multiple freestanding emergency departments. 
  • The ideal candidate will be a growth oriented, visible leader with excellent communication, organizational, analytical, and collaboration skills. 


  • Master’s degree is required. 
  • Active RN license is required. 
  • Must possess a minimum of five years of clinical ED experience in addition to two years of management experience. 

The Organization

  • Founded in 1972, Valley Hospital Medical Center (VHMC) is a 306-bed acute care medical center that additionally houses a 48-bed behavioral health unit and a 16-bed rehabilitation unit. 
  • VHMC provides a wide array of services including emergency care, robotic surgery, inpatient rehabilitation, behavioral health, wound care, cardiology, and more. 
  • VHMC is widely recognized and includes being listed as a Joint Commission Accredited facility, holding an “A” grade Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade score, and has been awarded numerous awards in Cardiology, Quality, Kidney, Nutrition, and Stroke care. 
  • As a community-centered organization, VHMC strives to provide excellent patient-centered healthcare for the members of their community and pride themselves on being the top choice for healthcare in their region. 

The Community

  • Las Vegas is an outdoor lover’s dream, being less than an hour from 52 mountain peaks, and offering a wide array of outdoor activities including biking, kayaking, hiking, skiing, and horseback riding.
  • Book an excursion to admire breathtaking views of the Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam, Red Rock and Death Valley, California.
  • Enjoy the convenience of living in a city that is open 24/7, grocery stores, pharmacies, Starbucks, and many other services cater to customers around the clock.
  • The illustrious city is also home to the notorious Las Vegas Strip, offering residents exciting nightlife with a plethora of entertainment options.
  • Las Vegas draws visitors and professionals from all over due to its booming economy, growing housing market and diverse community.




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