Director, Emergency Department

Martin Luther King Jr Community Hospital | Los Angeles, California 90059

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: June 22, 2023
Opportunity Code: 32975


*High Salary + Annual Bonus* Embark on a transformative leadership journey with Martin Luther King Jr Community Hospital, located in the heart of the 'City of Angels', as the esteemed Director of the Emergency Department and Clinical Observation Area.


The Position

  • The Director of the Emergency Department and Clinical Observation Area holds a pivotal role in guiding the clinical practice of nursing and ensuring the delivery of exceptional patient care within the Critical Care units. This includes a keen focus on recognizing and addressing the unique needs and considerations of different age groups and population-specific requirements with adept awareness and sensitivity.
  • The Director will take the lead in fostering staff development, ensuring competency through comprehensive assessments and tailored education. They will be responsible for upholding regulatory and professional standards, enhancing quality and service levels, ensuring safety, and boosting patient satisfaction. Additionally, the Director will cultivate collaborative relationships, solidifying the foundation for a harmonious and efficient healthcare environment.
  • Emphasizing the cultivation of strong interpersonal relationships with all staff and physicians to foster a culture of efficient teamwork and the delivery of high-quality patient care.
  • We are in search of a candidate who exemplifies leadership and professionalism, committed to maintaining accountability among the staff. The ideal candidate will possess a proven background in delivering compassionate care to underserved communities.
  • This role is paying upwards of 180K in base, plus a 15% annual bonus! Sign on/relocation bonus included as well!


  • Active RN license required.
  • BSN required; MSN preferred. 

The Organization

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital opened in 2015. Recognizing they had a unique opportunity to reinvent the way care is delivered in safety-net communities. 
  • Their goal is to provide care equal to that found in more affluent areas and that commitment is reflected in everything they do. 
  • From the beautiful, state-of-the-art facilities to the best-in-class technology, systems and operations, to their mission-driven providers from the nation’s leading academic centers, they have established an intentional, quality-driven healthcare culture to address South LA’s most pressing health problems. 
  • MLKCH provides maternity, critical and inpatient care via its 131-bed hospital and primary & specialty care in our outpatient doctors’ offices throughout South LA.

The Community

  • Los Angeles is the largest city in California by population, and the second largest city in the country by population. There are 88 incorporated cities in L.A. County. The City of Los Angeles is the largest by population and the smallest is Vernon (population 112).
  • Los Angeles isn’t just one city, it’s many. With breathtaking beaches and incredible movie studios, it’s hard not to get lost in all the things you can do. 
  • Dining, shopping, great weather, outdoor adventures, major sporting events, everything is available. 





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