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Director Nursing - Emergency Department at SCL Health

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Type: Full Time
Location: Lafayette, Colorado

Job Description:


You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Nurse Director in the Emergency Department.

Youre equally strong at connecting with your team and other members of leadership, have a passion for patient experience and improvement through operational efficiency.

Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.


As a Level II Trauma Center Emergency Department, including Behavioral Health providing psychiatric evaluations in the unit, we average 42,000 visits per year. This position reports directly to the CNO and has one Nurse Manager and 82 FTEs.

Good Samaritan Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. At our 234-bed Level II Trauma Center, our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Were especially proud of our people, who helped make us one of Americas 100 Best Hospitals according to Healthgrades.

Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.


Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.

Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.

Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.


As an RN Director in the ED & Behavioral Health you need to know how to:

Oversee day-to-day operations as you provide continuous leadership and direction for the delivery of patient care within the ED.

Manage clinical operations and provide supervision within a multi-disciplinary team with measurable improvements in clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction, patient throughput, associate engagement and quality metrics.

Collaborate with Director of Trauma and Trauma Team to strengthen and enhance the program.

Work closely with the Medical Director, physicians and site leadership team oversee excellent patient care.


We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:

Graduate from an accredited school of nursing

Current license to practice nursing in the state of Colorado

Current BCLS certification

Bachelors Degree in Nursing (BSN)

Masters Degree or at least two (2) years of equivalent experience

Minimum of two (2) years of experience in management or supervision of health care personnel required with demonstrated competency in achieving outcomes through people relationships


Now that you know more about being an RN Director in the Emergency Department on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.

Our facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or activities, or on the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and activities