Director of Emergency Services

Unity Health | Searcy, Arkansas 72143

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: May 09, 2023
Opportunity Code: 32791


Join Unity Health, one of Arkansas’s top hospitals, as the new Director of Emergency Services 


The Position

  • The Director of Emergency Services is responsible for the 24-hour functioning and overall quality of patient care within the 30-bed emergency services, while directing the development and evaluation of nursing staff and departmental associates for White County Medical Center.  
  • The Director will demonstrate proficiency with the nursing documentation system and exhibit working knowledge of the computer system.
  • This position will be responsible for effectively coaching and mentoring the nursing staff, while focusing on the development of a mentorship program, as well as an education program. 
  • This leader will work closely with and collaborate with the department physicians and staff to rebuild the emergency department, while helping drive volume. 
  • The ideal candidate will bring strong leadership experience with a background in metrics. Someone who can join the organization and build morale. 
  • This role brings an opportunity to grow within the organization. 


  • RN license required. 
  • Two to five years of clinical experience.

The Organization

  • White County Medical Center, part of Unity Health is the area's largest employer with 165 beds, located in Searcy, Arkansas. 
  • The Unity Health System facilities offer a combined total of 438 licensed beds and a medical staff of more than 160 physicians who specialize in various areas of healthcare.
  • Unity Health associates and partners strive to create a healthy community by creating a healing environment that enables people to reach their highest potential for health.
  • Their mission is to improve the quality of health and well-being for the communities we serve through compassionate care.

The Community

  • Searcy is the largest city in White County, Arkansas. Home to Harding University and ASU-Searcy.
  • Searcy is situated near the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, on the banks of the crystal clear Little Red River.
  • With a location 50 miles north of Little Rock and 100 miles west of Memphis, Searcy provides quick access to the benefits of these cities but offers the retreat of a suburban lifestyle. 
  • Searcy is surrounded by rivers, lakes, mountains, and forests, which allow for a host of recreational and outdoor activities. With award-winning public and private educational institutions and a diverse industrial and commercial sector, Searcy is a wonderful place to live and raise a family.
  • Searcy has so much to offer for groups and individuals to flex their creative muscles. Coming together around a creative project can strengthen relationships, instill confidence and be therapeutic for the soul. 
  • Painting, sewing, music, dance, stained glass, wood burning, furniture restoring, floral creations…there is no end to the artistic outlets available in Searcy. Concentrated in the walkable downtown area, you will find artists have made its walls a living canvas.
  • You will also find the yearly, White County Fair, a staple of the fall and rated as one of the top 10 county fairs in the nation. 





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