Nurse Director - Emergency Department

Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula


Full Time (Exempt)

Varied shifts

Varied Hours




Position Summary:

Under the leadership of the chief nursing officer and administrative director of nursing, the department director carries out the strategy and vision for Emergency Department (including CDU and Base Station) that supports Community Hospital's strategic plan, quality commitment, and values while complying with hospital policies/procedures and applicable laws and standards.

The Emergency Department director is responsible and accountable for overall management of the assigned departments and service to include assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating all aspects of care/services delivered; ensuring quality programs, patient safety, and a level of customer service that strives to exceed internal and external customer expectations.

The director develops and mentors a high-performing team for all areas of responsibility through practice of excellent employee relations, attention to employee needs (including fostering effective working relationships training, developing/coaching and evaluating), performance improvement initiatives, a collaborative environment, and initiating personnel actions, when necessary, in accordance with Human Resource policies and organization philosophy.

The director ensures financial viability by managing both applicable revenue and expenses with attention to cost management, productivity in assigned cost centers, and tactical execution of Lean concepts.

The director establishes and maintains effective working relationships with medical staff, organizational leaders, and other departments and fosters a collaborative environment with department leadership and staff in order to achieve department goals.


Must have applicable clinical and management experience within the past three years in an acute care hospital, health system, or comparable health setting. Expertise unique to the department is required or training is provided within a six month period.


Bachelor's degree required, master's degree preferred.


State of CA RN license required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS and ACLS required.

Equal Opportunity Employer