Director- ER & Cardiopulmonary

Logan Memorial Hospital Russellville, KY
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COME BUILD YOUR CAREER WITH US!


(Sign on Bonus Available)



Our goal is to empower our employees and support them in their professional growth while leading them on a path to success within our organization.


Our vision is to be a place where people choose to come for healthcare, physicians want to practice, and employees want to work. Our mission and vision define who we are and guide us in our work every day. Equally important, we strive to maintain a strong culture that is based on a solid foundation of core values – Honesty, Integrity and Trustworthiness, Inclusion, Compassion, and Legal and Ethical Compliance.


As a member of our team, you play an important role in promoting our culture, advancing our mission, and achieving our vision. I hope you will embrace these important cultural elements and seek to live them out each day, as they are at the very heart of our organization.


Essential Functions ?


Emergency Department:

The Emergency Department Nursing Director responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Ensures department staff are managed effectively, including hiring, scheduling, training, evaluating performance and competency, and conducting disciplinary/counseling sessions as needed
  • Ensures quality of patient care through compliance of Standards of Care/Standards of Practice
  • Responsible for financial management of unit
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with Standards of Nursing Practice for assigned unit(s) as well as local, state, federal, and The Joint Commission standards
  • Implements, reviews, interprets and revises all relevant LMH and departmental policies and procedures.

Cardiopulmonary Department:

The Cardiopulmonary Nursing Director responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Ensures department staff are managed effectively, including hiring, scheduling, training, evaluating performance and competency, and conducting disciplinary/counseling sessions as needed
  • Ensures quality of patient care through compliance of Standards of Care/Standards of Practice
  • Responsible for financial management of unit
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with Standards of Nursing Practice for assigned unit(s) as well as local, state, federal, and The Joint Commission standards
  • Implements, reviews, interprets and revises all relevant LMH and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Works with the Lab Director and Respiratory Supervisor to maintain compliance of ABG machine with CLIA and Joint Commission standards.
  • Has accountability for the planning, directing, and evaluating the care, provided by the Respiratory Services, Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehab, and Sleep Lab Staff.

Service/ Quality Excellence:

Participates in the Hospital’s Service Excellence Program designed to improve patient care, employee and physician satisfaction. Participation includes knowledge of HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Systems and Providers, which measures patient’s perceptions of care received and Core Measure Set, which measures performance of patients’, care based on medical research. Participates in hospital wide and unit specific performance projects.


Essential Functions

The Director responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Ensures department staff are managed effectively, including hiring, scheduling, training, evaluating performance and competency, and conducting disciplinary/counseling sessions as needed
  • Ensures quality of patient care through compliance of Standards of Care/Standards of Practice
  • Responsible for financial management of unit
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with Standards of Nursing Practice for assigned unit(s) as well as local, state, federal, and The Joint Commission standards
  • Implements, reviews, interprets and revises all relevant departmental policies and procedures.

Communication

Special qualifications:

Must have effective communication and interpersonal skills to interact with patients, visitors, physicians, and department/hospital staff members. Computer skills essential. Ability to work with others as a team to ensure quality patient care. Exhibits initiative by seeking opportunities for professional growth.


Functional Demands


Working Conditions

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.



While performing the duties of this job, the employee are required to stand, walk, sit, lifting, carry, push, and pull. Use hands to handle or feel objects, equipment, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; push – pull Medication Cart; talk or hear; taste or smell.

The employee must be able to exert 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.



Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distant vision, peripheral vision, depth vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.



Personal Protective Equipment

This position requires the use of personal protective equipment during various patient care and equipment related activities.

Personal protective equipment includes but is not limited to: gloves, lab coat, face shields, masks, respirator masks, gowns, safety glasses, hemostats.





Required Physical Demands:

Strength (Lift, Carry, Push, Pull):

Medium (Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, or 10 to 25 pounds of force constantly to move objects)



Standing/Walking:

Constantly; activity exists 2/3 or more of the time



Keyboard/Dexterity:

Occasionally; activity exists up to 1/3 of the time



Talking (Must effectively communicate verbally): Yes

Seeing: Yes

Hearing: Yes

Color Acuity: No




Job Requirements


Required Licenses


[Kentucky, United States] Registered Nurse

Must have a compact license or be licensed in the State of Kentucky.


Minimum Education


Bachelors Degree in Nursing Required

Masters Degree Preferred


Minimum Work Experience


5 years RN experience

Previous nursing management experience, charge nurse, lead nurse, or team manager required.


Required Skills


Must have current BLS, ACLS, PALS.



Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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