Director of Emergency Services

OSF Saint Francis Medical Center | Peoria, Illinois 61637

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: August 10, 2023
Opportunity Code: 33166


Join OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, an award-winning four-time designated Magnet hospital, as their new Director of Emergency Medicine in Peoria, Illinois!  


The Position

  • The Director of Emergency Medicine is responsible for the oversight and day-to-day operations of Pediatrics and Adult ED within OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, a 609-bed, Level 1 Trauma Center.
  • Reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), this leader will oversee approximately 250 FTEs while establishing and maintaining standards of clinical practice including quality, education, advanced practice, and clinical operations within the 55-bed Emergency Department. 
  • The Director will be responsible for the maintenance of departmental operations and initiatives including operational performance, fiscal management, and human resources and will collaborate closely with executive leadership members to ensure that the Emergency Department is in adherence to organizational goals. 
  • This leader will provide guidance and assist with making recommendations regarding policy issues, technology needs, and clinical practice while identifying opportunities to achieve quality, safety, and cost initiatives. 
  • The Director will be a dedicated leader who will seek to create and maintain positive and trusting work relationships with all physicians, staff members, and leaders throughout the organization as they strive to carry forward the mission, core values, and clinical success that has been implemented by OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. 
  • Seeking an engaged leader who will be able to drive collaborative efforts throughout the department to ensure that implemented goals, expectations, and improvement initiatives are exceeded and present the opportunity for exponential growth. 
  • The Director must bring a willingness to enforce accountability throughout the department, and will strive to drive employee engagement, collaboration, and communication to solidify a positive working environment.  


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is required; master’s degree in nursing and/or healthcare related field is required. 
  • A minimum of 5+ years of experience within a related setting is required.  
  • A Minimum of 3+ years of supervisory experience is required. 

The Organization

  • OSF HealthCare, an integrated health system owned and operated by The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis, includes OSF Healthcare System consisting of 11 acute care facilities and two colleges of nursing.
  • OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois, is a 609-licensed bed tertiary care teaching center providing numerous specialty services and extensive residency programs for physicians.
  • OSF Saint Francis Medical Center is a four-time designated Magnet hospital and was named Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission. Additionally, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center has been recognized as a Gold Level Illinois Healthy Worksite. 
  • The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis and, by extension, all employees of OSF HealthCare align themselves with the Philosophy, Mission and Values that guide decision-making in a way that respects the dignity of the whole person and puts the needs of the patient first.
  • The Community 
  • Located in central Illinois, Peoria is nestled on the banks of the Illinois River.
  • The city is home to a favorable cost of living and an array of cultural and historical attractions.
  • Enjoy the Peoria river front, one of Illinois' oldest and most distinguished regions for entertainment in a friendly, vibrant urban environment.
  • Peoria is situated directly between Chicago and St. Louis, less than three hours from each, providing easy access to two booming cities and attractions they offer.




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