Harlingen Medical Center offers a variety of career opportunities in clinical, administrative and other support roles. Harlingen Medical Center prides itself in rewarding its employees with a comprehensive, competitive benefits package designed to provide employees with the flexibility to tailor benefits according to their needs.
Located in lovely Southern Texas, Harlingen Medical Center has a long history of serving the community’s healthcare needs.
Harlingen Medical Center is a nationally recognized and award-winning hospital for clinical excellence and for improving the patient experience! We are dedicated to providing innovative, quality patient care, close to home. Utilizing state-of-the-art equipment, advanced technology along with evidence based practices; we ensure patients receive the highest quality and most sophisticated care possible.
Director of Emergency Department is a Registered Nurse who assumes 24-hour administrative responsibility for the management and coordination of all Emergency Care Nursing Service functions. Supervises, assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the delivery of patient care. Develops and implements departmental plans including performance improvement activities and compliance with current regulations. Assumes 24-hour accountability for the ED department. Supervises and evaluates all personnel assigned to the ED and effectively utilizes nursing personnel, time responsibilities for the ED and is directly accountable to the CNO or Administrator. Consults and communicates with staff, physicians and administration both written and verbally on nursing issues and interpretation of hospital policies to ensure patient needs are met. Interacts with outside agencies, patients and patients' families/significant other(s) to provide comprehensive care. Provides triage and treatment to pediatric, adult and geriatric patients seeking emergency care. Assumes house supervisory responsibilities as assigned, including responding to codes throughout the hospital, assessing and charting, and following through with appropriate documentation.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING
1. Current and valid state license as a Registered Nurse.
2. Current BLS certificate upon hire and maintain current.
3. Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
4. Current PALS upon hire and maintain current.
5. Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) preferred.
6. A minimum of two years supervisory/management experience necessary.
7. Minimum of three years of continuous clinical experience in a clinical/acute care setting.
8. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) required for all new hires after 1/11/2021.
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