Manager, Emergency Department

HCA   •  

Charleston, SC

Industry: Healthcare IT


5 - 7 years

Posted 347 days ago

Trident Health System in Charleston offers 24-hour emergency care at our Trident, Summerville and Moncks Corner Medical Centers and Centre Pointe Emergency locations. All of our ERs in South Carolina are equipped to handle medical emergencies, from concussions to chest pain. Thanks to our conveniently located hospitals and standalone ERs, the nearest emergency room to you is never far away.

•The emergency care teams at Trident and Summerville Medical Center treat more than 145,000 patients each year.

•The emergency care teams at Moncks Corner Medical Center and Centre Pointe Emergency care for more than 30,000 patients each year.

•The specialists at Trident Medical Center's Level ll Trauma Center treat more than 1,400 patients a year.

We are searching for a new Manager of Emergency Services, responsible for the management of nursing practice and operations for Trident’s 26-bed (plus an additional 16 Fast Track beds) Emergency Department.  This includes, but is not limited to, the management of: clinical nursing practice, staff recruitment, retention, labor relations, supply chain and budget, staffing, employee performance evaluation, quality improvement, staff education, medical records, internal and external regulatory and survey requirements.

Position Requirements:

A.      Licensure/Certification/Registration:

·         Current license as a registered Nurse to practice in the State of South Carolina.

·         BLS – Healthcare provider on hire (American Heart)

·         ACLS Certification on hire or within 6 months of hire or transfer

·         PALS Certification on  hire or within 6 months of hire or transfer

·         NRP (MCMC,CPMC) Certification on  hire or within 6 months of hire or transfer

·         NIH Stroke Scale Certification must be complete within 90 days of hire.

·         CEN (Certified Emergency Nurse) strongly preferred


B.      Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required, Master’s degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration or Business is preferred. Five years of Emergency experience with at least one year of leadership experience in the ER setting is required.

C.      Special qualifications: Effective communication skills; both orally and written, with flexible interpersonal skills to facilitate the exchange of information within all levels of the organization.  Ability to effectively read, write and speak fluent English.  Computer skills needed.  Ability to manage a team and work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care.  Strong problem solving skills.   Creative and innovative skills in personnel management and ability to facilitate growth and development of department and staff.

Job Code: 00062-19026