Director Adult Emergency Services

Director Adult Emergency Services
Nursing Admin

Saint Peter's is the 5th hospital worldwide to earn Magnet status SIX times in a row. Our team of award-winning nurses is growing, and we are looking for talented, compassionate RNs to join our team.

The Director Adult Emergency Services will:
  • Supervise the delivery of patient care on a group of assigned units according to the philosophy of Saint Peter's University Hospital and the philosophy, goals and objectives of the Nursing Division.
  • In collaboration with the Nurse managers, assess the number and level of personnel needed to deliver the level of patient care needed.
  • Provide input for the development of Standards of Practice, Patient Care Standards and Policies and Procedures and ensure standards are followed.
  • Communicate and interpret policies to staff, patients and physicians.
  • Provide input to the Vice President of Patient Care Services for the development of the philosophy of the department of the goals and objectives of the Nursing Department.
  • Acts as a consultant, lend clinical expertise and intervenes as necessary in the assessment and performance of patient care.
  • Confers daily with the Nurse Managers regarding the operation of assigned unit(s).
  • Ensure the timely completion of evaluations of staff. Ensure appropriate follow-up based on completed evaluations.
  • Evaluate the performance of Nurse Manager and provides ongoing mentoring and coaching as necessary.
  • Promote open communication between nursing administration and nursing staff. Provides ongoing feedback to the Vice President.
  • Present to Vice President for approval, a budget which will allow for adequate personnel, facilities, equipment and supplies for the fiscal year. Implement budget after final approval from Administration.
  • Participate in the recruitment programs as assigned by the Vice President of Patient Care Services. Interviews applicants for Nurse Manager positions. Participates in other interviewing as needed.
  • Initiate, support and participate in research to improve patient care.
  • Assume responsibility for Nursing Service activities in the absence of the Vice President.
  • Work with the Director of Professional Practice to ensure that Magnet standards are being met and that practice within their areas of responsibility are evidence based.

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited program of professional nursing.
  • Must possess current license as a Registered Nurse from Board of Nursing within the State of New Jersey.
  • MSN preferred or equivalent
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years nursing experience including progressive leadership in an acute care facility.
  • Emergency Department leadership experience preferred.
  • Must possess advanced management skills and sound knowledge of the healthcare delivery system.
  • Must possess high level of interpersonal skills to resolve complex problems requiring innovative solutions and the ability to negotiate in sensitive situations.

Grade 139