Our firm's services have been retained by Samaritan Medical Center, a 290 bed not-for-profit acute care hospital located in Watertown NY, an hour away from Syracuse. This hospital is associated with Samaritan Health System; a system recognized for service excellence and their progressive approach. They are welcoming applications for Director of Nursing-Emergency Services. This Director will lead a cutting edge 24-hour hour full service emergency department.
This Director of Nursing- Emergency Services will have the ability to build cohesive relationships with physician groups with strong union experience- ability to negotiate key aspects in service contracts.
The Samaritan Medical Center Emergency Department is one of the busiest in the hospital expecting over 50,000 patient visits annually.
This ED is a crucial resource for Northern NY and the Fort Drum community, offering full provision of medical services including trauma and state of the art technology in a new facility with 42 private rooms, on-site radiology services including CT, MRI, and more.
Position Focus Nurse Director Emergency Services
Provides oversight, supervision and support of this Emergency Department including leadership of initiatives for improving patient satisfaction and safety and patient care.
Facilitate and build strong relationships with physician groups.
Use strong union experience to negotiate key aspects in service contracts.
Keeps current with new developments in emergency nursing practices including the ability to employ data and evaluate issues ensuing ongoing improvement of practice.
Organization and Community
This is a financially well run facility with a strategic vision striving for growth, continuous improvement, and providing patient care defined by excellence.
Enjoy one of Northern New York’s most picturesque locations with large areas of lush green forests and beautiful lakes. This area also offers a variety of recreational activities such as concerts in the park, sports entertainment and great activities for children.
Requirements Nursing Director of Emergency Services
Bachelors Degree required, Masters preferred
Union experience-outstanding negotiation ability to negotiate key aspects in service contracts.
Ability to build strong relationships with physician groups
At least eight years of progressive nursing experience within healthcare.
Five years experience in a leadership role.
Comprehensive knowledge of Emergency Nursing methods and principles.
Current knowledge of new developments in healthcare with the ability to employ data and evaluate issues in order to ensure continuous improvement.
Relocation assistance is provided
Contact: Eric Hale
Merraine Group Inc. is an executive search & recruitment firm specializing in the placement of Physicians, Managers, Directors and C-level leadership at Hospitals and Medical Centers across the United States. We place professionals throughout all hospital practices: Laboratory, Radiology/Imaging, Physical/Occupational Therapy and Respiratory, Nursing, Behavioral Health, Case Management, Emergency, ICU, Med/Surg, Surgical and OR, Quality, Pediatrics/NICU and Women’s Health, Finance, HIM, IT, Informatics and Practice Management.
The Merraine Group is a fifteen year old company working with hundreds of hospital contracts - throughout the entire country. Our primary business is in placing top quality Directors and C/VP level candidates who have stable hospital experience. We are a fast-growing firm with offices in NY, Miami and San Diego, and our jobs can be seen on our web site.