• Director-Nursing Emergency Department

    Location US-TN-MEMPHIS
    Posted Date 3 months ago(5/30/2019 11:02 AM)
    Position Code
    Regular Full-Time
    ME Emergency Room
  • Overview and Responsibilities


    Regarded as one of the premier health care systems in the nation, Baptist Memorial Health Care is an award-winning network dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality care for our patients.


    Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis has a wonderful opportunity for a

     Director of the Emergency Department


    Baptist Memphis is one of Tennessee’s highest volume hospitals.  The emergency department has 54 treatment suites staffed by 24 hour-a-day emergency physicians for the treatment of adults.  In 2018, Baptist Memphis’ ED had approximately 27,500 discharges, 75,000 emergency department visits, along with 1,000 surgeries .


     Baptist Memphis is the flagship hospital of Baptist Memorial Health Care. BMHCC is one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the nation.  BMHCC offers a full continuum of care to communities throughout the Mid-South. The Baptist system, which consistently ranks among the top integrated health care networks in the nation, comprises of 22 affiliate hospitals in West Tennessee, Mississippi and East Arkansas; more than 4,500 affiliated physicians; Baptist Medical Group, a multispecialty physician group with more than 700 providers; home, hospice and psychiatric care; minor medical centers and clinics; a network of surgery, rehabilitation and other outpatient centers; and an education system highlighted by the Baptist College of Health Sciences.  The Baptist System employs more than 18,000.


    At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out the three-fold ministry of Christ—healing, preaching and teaching. We reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community.



    • Leads the development, implementation, and improvement of care delivery models and services that supports the continuous
    • enhancement of care delivery and patient/family, employee and provider satisfaction.
    • Promotes the values of the nursing organization and upholds the nurse practice acts abiding by nurses' rights and compliance with
    • regulatory and professional standards.
    • Fosters transparency, interdisciplinary collaboration, and accountability in all areas.
    • Enhances the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice, nursing services administration, and the delivery of services.
    • Friendly, Compassionate and Responsive Care as Reflected in our Service First Philosophy.  #CB




    • 5 years progressive, outcome oriented leadership experience




    • Trauma Center experience preferred




    • Master's degree required; or plan to complete within 3 years



    Special Skills


    • Knowledge of health care issues, trends, legal compliance and managed care with emphasis in all components and nursing operations.


    • Ability to foster collaborative partnerships in the development, implementation and administration of service and program delivery.


    • Director level leadership experience in large emergency department with a demonstrated track record of process and patient satisfaction improvement.
    • An expert at building relationships with physicians and ability to create a culture of service.  #CB




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