Director, Emergency Services

Mercy Medical Center Merced | Merced, California 95340

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: September 08, 2021
Opportunity Code: 28889


Lead a Medical Center’s Emergency Services Department with 75,000+ annual visits

The Position

  • Reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer, the Director serves as the clinical, strategic, and administrative leader of the Emergency Services department, which sees 75,000+ annual visits and includes approximately 120 FTEs.
  • Seeking a strong communicator and collaborative leader to prioritize employee engagement and retention, regulatory compliance, patient safety, high reliability, and initiatives to improve behavioral health patient care. 
  • Additionally, the Director is responsible for driving overall quality of care within the department, policy oversight and implementation, and creating partnerships with leadership across the hospital.
  • Demonstrates significant Emergency Services nursing leadership experience. 
  • BSN and Master’s degree required, as is MICN certification. 

The Organization

  • Mercy Medical Center Merced, a 186-bed Joint Commission-recognized hospital, has been building a rich history of care in its community for more than 100 years. Today, with its 1,300 employees and 230 physicians, the hospital offers high quality, personalized care and the latest in facility design and technology. 
  • The hospital was awarded advanced certification as a Primary Stroke Center and is a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement.
  • Mercy Medical Center Merced is part of Dignity Health network, the largest hospital provider in California and fifth largest system in the country, catering to communities throughout 22 states.
  • Mercy Medical Center Merced maintains a cancer center, home health unit, a medical foundation, and three rural clinics that are part of the UC Davis Family Practice Residency Program.

The Community 

  • Merced, California, is blazing the trail in education, culture, and business thanks in part to the University of California Merced, the center of Merced’s diverse community and growing economic opportunity.
  • Merced is one of the designated stops along the California high-speed rail that is projected for passenger travel in 2025 and will connect the city to locations including Fresno and Bakersfield. 
  • Merced has historically been the “Gateway to Yosemite” due to being less than two hours from Yosemite National Park, as well as Monterey Bay. Residents also enjoy short drives to skiing, beaches, fishing, and other outdoor attractions.
  • Residents enjoy a cost of living close to 30% lower than the California average, while experiencing the warm weather nearly year-round.



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