Director Emergency & Critical Care Service
MercyOne

Sioux City, Iowa

Posted in Medical and Nursing


Job Info


Employment Type:
Full time
Shift:

Description:
Under general direction, directs and coordinates functions in the defined clinical service area(s) to ensure quality clinical care. Ensures the delivery of quality, safe, and effective nursing care. Is responsible for maintaining budgets and directing productivity. Leads and guides the nursing workforce with utilization of evidenced based practice. Is responsible for short- and long-term planning, financial accountability, human resource management, recruitment, fostering and developing physician and provider relationships and oversight of regulatory compliance.
Your best life. Our one purpose.

At MercyOne, we know colleagues benefit from and strengthen our network. You'll find support, teamwork and coworkers that help you get the best out of yourself.

What we offer:

We care about your well-being, both physical and mental, which is why our benefit package includes:

  • Wellness programs
  • Education reimbursement
  • Personalized health insurance plans including dental and vision
  • Paid time off
  • Long- and short-term leave
  • Retirement planning
  • Life insurance coverage

About the job:

Under general direction, directs and coordinates functions in the defined clinical service area(s) to ensure quality clinical care. Ensures the delivery of quality, safe, and effective nursing care. Is responsible for maintaining budgets and directing productivity. Leads and guides the nursing workforce with utilization of evidenced based practice. Is responsible for short- and long-term planning, financial accountability, human resource management, recruitment, fostering and developing physician and provider relationships and oversight of regulatory compliance.

What you will do:
  • Administers the provision of safe, economic and efficient patient services in accordance with quality standards and assures that documentation reflects the same on clinical records. Oversees the practice of nursing in the implementation of nursing practice standards as they relate to the Emergency and Critical Care Services.
  • Actively participates in interviewing and hiring processes. Oversight and participation in coaching, counseling, discipline processes as well as performance appraisals; completes performance appraisals for Clinical Nurse Managers.
  • Collaborates with the Medical Director(s) and Managers in the provision of services.
  • Oversees the practice of nursing in all areas of responsibility collaborating with the Chief Nurse Executive. Ensures delivery of quality care within the departments served.
  • Serves as the Liaison for EMS providers and MercyOne Air Care.
  • Takes an active role in community programs, collaborates with community agencies, and serves on or promotes various committees throughout the community and state.
  • Oversees the operations, monitoring the appropriate contracts and evaluates the hospital-wide impact of a Level II Trauma Center.
  • Collaborates with internal and external agencies to facilitate the requirements of OSHA, American College of Surgeons, State Department of Health, TJC, and third-party payors, including Medicare and Medicaid. Responsible to ensure departments maintaining Joint Commission Compliance/Conditions of Participation.
  • Collaborates with medical staff with ongoing communication and participation in various Medical Staff Offices committees with special emphasis on communication/collaboration with medical directors of assigned responsibilities.
  • Forecasts future departmental and organizational requirements based on trends in healthcare as related to program development, space needs and fiscal realities. Works with physicians, staff, and other stakeholders to determine potential capital expenditures
What we are looking for:
  • Requires an RN license in the State of Iowa, or state of residence if the candidate resides in a compact state
  • Requires a bachelor's degree in nursing and a master's degree in Nursing or related field.
  • National certification in specialty area is required within one year of hire.
  • Requires a minimum of three to five years progressive management experience. Must have working knowledge base of assigned services.
  • Excellent interpersonal/listening skills to interact effectively with individuals of all backgrounds, experience and educational levels.

Why MercyOne Western Iowa?

MercyOne Western Iowa serves the needs of individuals in a 33-county area including western Iowa, eastern Nebraska and southeastern South Dakota. MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center, a 238-bed regional facility, is home to the only Level II trauma center in the area - one of only four trauma care facilities in the state to receive verification from the American College of Surgeons - and MercyOne Air Med, a regional helicopter ambulance service. Along with owned and managed hospitals in Primghar and Hawarden, Iowa, and a partnership with Dunes Surgical Hospital in South Dakota, the region also operates a primary care network, specialty care clinics and home health care, providing an entire continuum of preventative, primary, acute and tertiary health care services to provide personalized, compassionate care for the communities we serve and beyond.

About MercyOne and Trinity Health

We are MercyOne: a connected system of health care facilities and services dedicated to helping you and your community live your best life so you can get well-and stay well. With 420 care locations, our clinics, medical centers and affiliates are never too far from home, allowing us to improve the lives of individuals and communities across the state of Iowa and beyond. MercyOne Western Iowa is a member of Trinity Health

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

About Western Iowa

The tri-state region, referred to as Western Iowa or Siouxland, is highlighted by safe and friendly communities, excellent schools and a mix of peaceful rural areas and vibrant city atmosphere where Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota meet at the Missouri River.

Situated in the heart of downtown Sioux City, MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center is also well positioned for urban living in any of the newly renovated apartments, downtown lofts, or townhome living options. The downtown also features a historic district with excellent restaurants and social spots and you'll just be steps away from the beautifully-renovated Warrior Hotel for dinner and the gorgeous Orpheum Theatre for entertainment.

Our Mission defines us:

MercyOne serves with fidelity to the Gospel as a compassionate, healing ministry of Jesus Christ to transform the health of our communities.

Our timeless Values guide us:
  • Reverence
  • Integrity
  • Commitment to the Poor
  • Compassion
  • Excellence
  • Justice
  • Stewardship
MercyOne Cultural Beliefs direct us:
  • Be ONE: I benefit from and strengthen MercyOne.
  • Personalize Care: Your experience. My responsibility.
  • Own It!: I own my actions to deliver our key results.
  • Improve Daily: I make improvements every day for those we serve including each other.
  • Innovate: I imagine and embrace bold new ideas to revolutionize health.

MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, physical disability or any other classification protected under local, state or federal law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.



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