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Director, Nursing - Adult & Pediatric Emergency Department

Pompton Plains, NJ, USA | Atlantic Health

  • Industry:
    Healthcare - Hospitals
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    Scientific Research
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Creates a working environment that promotes positive employee engagement, adherence to company policies, effective communications, collaboration, innovation, optimal productivity and continuous learning.

Assures that systems are in place to ensure appropriate resources and competent staff.

Directs department operations on a continuous basis and advises management on operational and functional improvement opportunities.

Ensures that budget monitoring processes are in place and that appropriate action plans are established to address variances outside of established parameters.

Identifies and implements ways to reduce and control expenses, as well as enhance revenues in the hospital and assigned areas.

Ensures staff and physician awareness of cost impact on organization.

Focuses staff on continuously building customer satisfaction for patients, physicians, colleagues, the community and other departments served.

Engages staff in continually raising the bar in service excellence.

Communicates effectively as hospital/system advocate to members of the community, continually seeks ways to promote the organization to the public.

Coordinate healthcare and medical services for all age populations (including but not limited to community outreach, educational programs, specialized care and equipment based on the physical and psychosocial (neonatal to geriatric) needs.

Collaborate with other professional disciplines to ensure effective patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes.

Ensure clinical staff effectively interacts with patient and significant others, while maintaining the standard of professional nursing with a focus on maximizing patients’ functional abilities, as well as promoting, maintaining and restoring their physical and mental health.

Assures that implementation of standards of professional practice occurs, reviewing and revising according to policy or as necessary to reflect changes in practice and to ensure safe, effective and efficient patient care.

Develop with our physician colleagues, a system wide quality review program for all emergency department patients. Ensures compliance with local, state, federal rules and regulations and OSHA and JCAHO standards.

Consistently, with others, evaluates core processes for redesign opportunities to improve operations, reduce cost, reduce cycle time, enhance service and improve performance.

Promotes and maintains harmonious and effective relationships with physicians. Develops collaborative models for structured communications and strategic, program and quality initiatives.



MSN, required



PALS, ACLS and CEN preferred


Valid NJ RN license

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