Nursing Director, Emergency Services

Arkansas Children's Hospital | Little Rock, Arkansas 72202

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: March 08, 2021
Opportunity Code: 27558


Join Magnet-Designated Arkansas Children’s Hospital as Their Next Director of Emergency Services, Driving Family-Centered Patient Care!

The Position

  • The Director of Emergency Services serves as the clinical leader for the department, ensuring excellence in the planning, implementation, evaluation, and delivery of pediatric patient care services.
  • Seeking a visible leader to move forward department and organizational goals by creating effective interdisciplinary partnerships, implementing evidence-based best practices, and focusing on staffing and employee engagement.
  • Additional responsibility areas for the department include regulatory compliance, resource and budget management, performance improvement, and collaboration with physician, department, and hospital leadership. 
  • Must bring 7+ years of relevant clinical experience, with 5+ years in a leadership capacity. Experience in a Magnet-designated and academic facility is preferred. 
  • BSN required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Active RN license required and can work towards obtaining an Arkansas or Compact license before starting.

The Organization

  • Arkansas Children's Hospital (ACH) is part of Arkansas Children’s, a health system with two hospitals, a pediatric research institute, a foundation, clinics, education and outreach, all with an unyielding commitment to making children better today and healthier tomorrow. As the only hospital system in the state solely dedicated to caring for children, Arkansas Children’s is uniquely shaping the landscape of pediatric care in Arkansas. 
  • ACH is a pediatric hospital with a Level I Trauma Center and is among the largest pediatric hospitals in the United States. ACH is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
  • The staff consists of more than 505 physicians, 200 residents, and 4,400 support staff. The hospital includes 336 beds and offers three intensive care units with a campus that spans 36 city blocks and has a floor space of over 2,000,000 square feet.
  • As a Magnet-designated hospital, ACH was recognized in the 2020-21 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals rankings for four of its specialties: Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Nephrology, Pulmonology, and Urology.

The Community 

  • Little Rock is Arkansas’ capital city with more than 200,000 residents and a bustling River Market District that features endless dining, entertainment, and arts attractions.
  • With the Arkansas River to the north and Ouachita Mountains to the west, Little Rock is graced with natural beauty. Known as the Natural State, Arkansas offers unlimited ways to enjoy all the beauty the state has to offer. Take advantage of trails to hike, rivers to canoe and fish, lakes to boat, and many hunting opportunities.
  • Little Rock is a friendly and accessible city that offers sites like the Clinton Presidential Library, a children’s museum, zoo, and Pinnacle Mountain State Park.
  • Centrally located between many top destination cities, Little Rock is within a two hour drive of Hot Springs, Arkansas, and Memphis, Tennessee, and four hours from the Dallas-Fort Worth area. 



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