Director Emergency Department
University of Virginia

Charlottesville, Virginia

Posted in Education and Training

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UVA Health is rapidly expanding facilities and services. Looking for a strong leader to help with this growth in Virginia's #1 Hospital. You will be part of a Magnet nursing facility with strong leadership and support

Relocation assistance available per UVA Medical Center policy

Directs the day-to-day operations of the Emergency Department and provides consultation and assistance in communication with the entire range of the served patient population. Responsibilities include effective resource utilization, program and policy development, implementation and evaluation. As a member of the Emergency Department leadership team, the individual demonstrates clinical expertise and will be involved in continuous quality improvement, customer service, resource and financial management, efficient and effective system processes and professional development.

  • Provide effective leadership and management of the day to day operations and services of the Emergency Department.  Works collaboratively with nursing leadership to ensure adherence to clinical practice standards.   
  • Partners with administrative and clinical leaders to develop appropriate measures with proper benchmarks that will be tracked and reported to improve care and operations.
  • Ensures compliance with Medical Center, University, State, and federal policies for all areas such as privacy, confidentiality, etc.
  • Provide consultation and assistance in communication with the entire range of the served patient population. 
  • Develops and supports staff in fulfilling departmental philosophy, goals, objectives and priorities consistent with those of the organization. 
  • Participate in leadership activities to support the strategic plan of the Medical Center.
  • Provides oversight for areas of responsibility and guidance for the leaders of those areas.  Determines the need for and priority of allocation of human, space, fiscal and material resources.
  • Works collaboratively with the Administrator to develop and review budgets, ensuring compliance with fiscal resources.  Monitors compliance with productivity indicators.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
Position Compensation Range: $109,116.80 - $174,595.20 Annual


Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing from accredited nursing program, Master's degree in related field within 4 years of hire.

Experience: Five years of progressive leadership experience demonstrating sustainable clinical operational outcomes required.

Licensure: Licensed to Practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required within 60 days of hire.


Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping, reaching (overhead, extensive, and repetitive); Repetitive motion: computer keyboard. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 50 - 100lbs. May be exposed to noise, radiation, radioactive materials, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

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The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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