Director, Emergency, Clinical Decision Unit, Central Monitoring - Full Time - Days/Varied - Allegiance Health - Jackson, MI

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The Director of Emergency, Clinical Decision Unit (CDU) and Central Monitoring is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and managing resources for the Emergency Department, CDU, and Central Monitoring and Outpatient/Observation Services, to maintain 24-hour accountability. The Director has overall responsibility for all the activities within these departments. Responsible for providing a climate in which professional nursing is practiced. Participates in department-specific and interdepartmental strategic planning. Responsible for activities relating to quality patient care, decision making, problem solving and all leadership functions. Stimulates a collaborative multidisciplinary team approach in the continuous improvement of quality, safety, and service for patients. Ensures regulatory compliance of departments within scope. Reports to the Nursing Administrator and may act on behalf of the Nursing Administrator in her or his absence.

BSN required
Minimum of five (5) years of successful administrative experience in related clinical setting
RN with Master’s Degree in Nursing, Health Administration, or Business Administration (or enrolled in accredited program with completion within two (2) years)
Must meet or exceed core customer service responsibilities, standards and behaviors as outlined in the HFHS’ Customer Service Policy and summarized below: Communication; Ownership; Understanding; Motivation; Sensitivity; Excellence; Teamwork; Respect
Must practice the customer skills as provided through on-going training and in-services
Must possess the following personal qualities: Be self-directed; Be flexible and committed to the team concept; Demonstrate teamwork, initiative and willingness to learn; Be open to new learning experiences; Accepts and respects diversity without judgment; Demonstrates customer service values

Current Nursing Licensure in Michigan

Previous leadership experience in an acute hospital Emergency Department (ED) setting at the manager or Director level
Level I or Level II Trauma Center experience
Certifications as a Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN), Nurse Executive (NE-BC or NEA-BC), or Nurse Leader (CNML or CNL)


       Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a

       $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

       including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

       other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

       now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

       of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

       health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s  

       major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

       remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

       education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

       in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

       pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visit


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       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

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       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

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       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness,                 and a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

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