Executive Director, Emergency Dept, Critical Care, & Trauma Services
MemorialCare Health System
Location: Long Beach, California
Internal Number: LON008500
This position is responsible for the direction ofoperations, overall management of department staff, and carrying out thestrategic direction of the divisions of Emergency Services,Trauma and Acute Care Surgical Services, and Critical Care Services at theMedical Center on a 24-hour basis. This position reports to the Chief NursingOfficer of MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center. Directs and manages the areasof responsibility, including physician relations, practice development, staffdevelopment, quality improvement activities, and patient/family education usinga multidisciplinary approach to integrate the functional operations within theservices. Serves as a member of the Clinical Leadership team, working inpartnership with team members on the development and implementation of anintegrated delivery system throughout the Long Beach and Orange County servicearea. The Executive Director is also a member of the Nurse Executive Council.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Be accountable for coordination of market optimization and service line priorities in areas assigned. Develop and foster effective collaboration between departments, programs & services, medical staff and other affiliated services to ensure an integrated approach to care. Interface effectively with the Memorialcare entities as necessary.
Participate actively in strategic planning and budgetary formation in conjunction with the senior leadership team to ensure strong and focused operational and financial management of the service area. Develop and implement action plans to ensure the organization achieves its annual budget objectives.
Partner with others to deliver the best care at the lowest costs. Work with core leaders, serving as a resource to help reduce costs, enhance revenues, and achieve goals and objectives. Operate within approved budget; control charges, expenses, and monthly variances. Optimize use of financial resources. Meet regularly with operational partners to assure clinical and business alignment. Ensure and promote clinical innovation.
Implement standards of service for care, monitors quality performance, and intervenes as appropriate to take corrective action as needed. Ensure accreditation and regulatory guidelines are met. Assist with operations related to compliance preparedness and audit processes as indicated.
Serve as a leader. Support a culture of high caregiver morale and positive relationships with both caregivers and core leaders to enhance productivity and quality of work life. Provide leadership and work collaboratively with core leaders and caregivers to evaluate new opportunities and to develop programs and services that improve the organizations market position and meet community needs.
Develop and manage diverse and effective teams to achieve results. Ensures that continuous improvement occurs on the team and within the organization. Oversee major workforce and resource decisions for the departments and service lines assigned.
Demonstrate excellence in communication skills. Constantly seek out opportunities to develop leadership skills, knowledge and behaviors. Mentor and coach core leaders to enable their successful professional development. Be a champion for building a high reliability culture