Director Nursing, Emergency Room – TUCSON AZ $95,000 – $145,000

Job Description:

Accountable for all aspects of development, management, and financial success of a 40 Bed Emergency Department with approximately 80 staff.


The ED has approximately 45,000 visits per year with a 25% admission rate. The ED is on track for a Trauma level II designation next year.


Patients are very high acuity. The position has a Manager reporting to it with Clinical Leads (Supervisors) reporting to the Manager.


Develops and articulates mission and vision, develops business plan, financial and budget targets, and quality measures.


Responsible for contractual relationships with physicians and provider partners.


Develops plan to ensure outstanding customer/patient satisfaction.





Required Education: Bachelor’s in Nursing, Healthcare, Business, Public Administration, Management or related field.


Required Experience: 5 years progressively responsible healthcare experience, 5 years progressively responsible management or business experience.  Includes management of department, revenue accountability, contract management and staff management.


Required Licensure: Current license as an RN in the state of Arizona





Required: Team building, systems thinking, complex problem solving, negotiating and influencing, change and conflict management, facilitation of quality improvement process, evaluation of quality information, coaching and mentoring, strategic planning, business strategy development, management of large and complex projects.



Required: Quality improvement principles, healthcare trends, business and management techniques and principles, strategic planning, business strategy development, large project management.  Regulatory requirements in healthcare field.



Required: Knowledge of current uses of technology in business and healthcare field.  Ability to use personal productivity tools (i.e.; Microsoft Office)


Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience that fulfills the requirements of the position will be considered.



IMPORTANT: All resumes must be submitted with a brief candidate summary that outlines the key qualifications required for this position as per the job description. Please be sure to showcase all skills and experience relevant to each requirement for THIS particular job. This write-up will be forwarded to the client along with the resume.





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