Director of Emergency Department

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital | Leonardtown, Maryland 20650

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: May 18, 2021
Opportunity Code: 28094


Seeking Hands-On, Collaborative Leader as the Director of the Emergency Department.

The Position

  • Directs the staff and programs of the emergency services unit. 
  • Develops and introduces approved standards and guidelines for emergency service programs. 
  • Manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. 
  • Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. 
  • Requires 5+ years of managerial experience. 
  • Bachelors & Master’s degree in Nursing Required (Will consider in Progress) 
  • ENA certification preferred.
  • Emergency nursing clinical background preferred.

The Organization

  • MedStar Health strives to provide the highest quality care for people in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., with compassion and respect. 
  • 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians are committed to living our core SPIRIT values—Service, Patient first, Integrity, Respect, Innovation, and Teamwork—no matter where they work across our diverse health system.
  • MedStar Health uses the best of their minds and the best of their hearts to serve our patients, our communities, and our associates.

The Community 

  • Historic Leonardtown includes both a large public high school and a public middle school Leonardtown Middle School as well as a Catholic high school and an elementary school Leonardtown Elementary School, offices of the county government, and St. Mary's Hospital which serves the healthcare needs of the county
  • Leonardtown is perhaps most famous for the national oyster-shucking championship that is held annually at the St. Mary's County fairgrounds.
  • Leonardtown remains the only incorporated municipality in St. Mary’s County with its own elected Mayor and Town Council. Over the last decade the town has experienced a renaissance with the opening of new restaurants and shops, revitalization of its waterfront as well as several beautifully designed housing developments.
  • In 2013 the Town received a coveted Arts and Entertainment Designation from the State of Maryland offering an even brighter future for years to come.



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