Nursing Director Emergency Services Job at Sovah Health - Danville, Danville, VA

  • Sovah Health - Danville
  • Danville, VA

Job Description

Position Summary


Sovah Health is looking for the ideal candidate who will direct the department's activities and resources to achieve departmental and organizational objectives.


· Develops and implements departmental goals, plans, and standards consistent with the clinical,administrative, legal, and ethical requirements/objectives of the organization.

· Directs and evaluates departmental operations, including patient care delivery, information technologies, service level determination, and complaint management, to achieve performance and quality control objectives.

· Plans and monitors staffing activities, including hiring, orienting, evaluating, disciplinary actions, and continuing education initiatives.

· Maintains credentialing/certification/licensure and education/competency files of staff and is accountable for staff compliance.

· Interprets policies and procedures; identify non-compliance and takes appropriate actions.

· Prepares, monitors, and evaluates departmental budgets, and ensures that the department operates in compliance with allocated funding. Coordinates and directs internal/external audits.

· Creates and fosters an environment that encourages professional growth.

· Integrates evidence-based practices into operations and clinical protocols.


Who We Are:

People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. SOVAH Health - Danville is a 250 bed hospital with the region's only designated Chest Pain Center & Certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center. We are an academic teaching site for residents, medical students, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and physician assistants.

Where We Are:

From our beautiful rolling countryside to our thriving downtown, Danville offers big city amenities with quaint, small town charm. We are home to a thriving arts and entertainment scene, numerous local restaurants and shops, diverse educational institutions, and vast recreational opportunities.


Why Choose Us:

· Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees

· Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees

· Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance

· Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants

· Professional development, Growth opportunities, and Mentor-based training

· And much more…

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education

Graduate from a program in nursing required

Bachelor’s degree required. In lieu of degree, CNO may require degree completed within a certain time frame.

Master's degree preferred

Required Skills

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Requires flexibility in scheduling and ability to work all shift patterns including week-ends and holidays to insure appropriateness and continuity of care for the patients of Sovah Health Danville.


Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association (AHA) required

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) American Heart Association (AHA) required.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) American Heart Association (AHA) or Emergency Nurse Pediatric Certification Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) required or must be obtained within first 6 months of employment


Current RN license in the Commonwealth of Virginia or compact State required

Minimum Work Experience

Two (2) years’ of experience as a Manager/Director in a hospital required

Minimum of two (2) years of experience as RN in emergency department required


EEOC Statement:

SOVAH Health - Danville is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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

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Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Work experience placement, Local area, Shift work, All shifts,

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