WakeMed Health & Hospitals Dir, Emergency Department, North in Raleigh, North Carolina

Dir, Emergency Department, North

Job ID #: 24493


WakeMed North

Job Category:

Nursing Management


Emergency Department - 17_6231

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About WakeMed

WakeMed North Family Health & Women’s Hospital provides exceptional patient care to the residents in the growing north Raleigh, N.C., area. Between the women’s hospital and outpatient services, WakeMed North offers services for the whole family including: 24/7 emergency, day surgery, childbirth facilities, Level III special care nursery, women’s medical and surgical services, outpatient imaging, laboratory and outpatient rehabilitation services, and a growing network of physicians.

The new, 61-bed women's hospital (opening in May 2015) provides inpatient and outpatient obstetrics and gynecological care to women of all ages. The full-service emergency department provides 24/7 care for the entire family that is backed by Wake County's only Level I Trauma Center and WakeMed Children's Hospital, both located at WakeMed’s Raleigh Campus.

WakeMed Health & Hospitals is headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., which is ranked nationally as one of the top 10 best places to live for quality of life, and is located just two hours from the beach or three from the mountains. The area has been named one of the fastest growing areas in the country and is located just minutes from the famous Research Triangle Park.

Position Information

The Director, Emergency Department at WakeMed North is responsible for the administrative management including the clinical, operating and financial outcomes for emergency services for emergency and eICU services for WakeMed North. The director is accountable for the integration of the WakeMed mission, vision and values into the performance of all areas of responsibility. Works in collaboration with customers, administration, medical staff, peers, and subordinates to fulfill job responsibilities, meet performance standards, and achieve departmental goals and objectives. In cooperation with the Senior Vice President, Emergency Department Medical Director and division leadership, this position shares responsibility for strategic planning, program development, standards compliance and integration of system wide service delivery. Identifies opportunities to improve patient safety and participates in projects and programs designed to reduce error and improve safety. Responsible for quarterly Emergency Department professional services contract (WEPPA) monitoring and KPI improvements. Serves as chair and or co-chair of key hospital-wide committees, including QAPI and EDQI.


Experience Requirements :

Five or more years of experience in clinical/healthcare management in a hospital system setting. Working knowledge of billing, coding and fiscal management including budget preparation and human resources management.

Education Required :

Bachelor's degree in nursing and Masters degree in nursing or health care administration required.

Licensure/Certification Requirements :

Maintaince of applicable clinical license in the state of North Carolina with no substantial findings required.

Hours of Work :

Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 5:00

Weekend Requirements :

As Needed

Call Requirements :

As Needed