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 and Work Experience
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