Director of Emergency Department & Medical Surgical Nursing

Director of Emergency Department & Medical Surgical Nursing

The Director of Emergency Department & Medical Surgical Nursing is a Registered Nurse who provides unit leadership within the Emergency Department & Medical Surgical Unit (3 West) and works in partnership with the other nursing leaders, departments, the healthcare team, hospital/system leaders to develop a quality practice setting that supports professional nursing and quality patient care.

The Director of Emergency Department & Medical Surgical Nursing is accountable for the effective delivery of competent, compassionate, and efficient patient care. Responsibilities include coordination of patient care; supervision of a professional team that includes nursing and other licensed and unlicensed staff as appropriate; administrative and budget management; troubleshooting of problem areas; organizational change management; ensuring compliance with accreditation and regulatory standards; quality assurance/quality improvement; safety and risk management requirements as well as actualization of hospital and unit policies, goals and objectives. Further, improving unit operations, enhancing communication and feedback, customizing education and staff roles, and accepting organizational accountability for services provided to recipients are critical outcomes expected of this role. Collaborative leadership, strong organizational and communication skills are essential for this role.  The ideal candidate would possess strong clinical expertise, leadership skills, and a dedication to delivering high-quality patient care in a rural healthcare setting.

EDUCATION:  Graduate of an accredited nursing program with an associate’s degree.  Employee is trained and prepared to care for the age-specific group served {i.e.: neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult & geriatric} served on their assigned unit.

PREFERRED:  Possess a Bachelor of Science Nursing degree or master’s degree. Certification in area of practice. (Consistent with the type of patient population to be managed). Two (2) years management experience.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICTION/REGISTRATION:  Possess current New York State License for Registered Processional Nurse.  American Heart Association Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within six (6) months of hires. 

EXPERIENCE:  Five (5) years of medical/surgical experience or equivalent.

SHIFT: 6:45AM – 3:15PM    |   Hours will fluctuate depending on practice(s) needs   |    STATUS: 40 HOURS

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Primary/Specialty Care Case Manager

The purpose of the Case Manager is to provide care management services for high-risk patients in the Primary/Specialty care population and work with behavioral health agencies outside the Nathan Littauer Hospital Primary/Specialty Care system to coordinate PCP services for the agency’s high-risk population.


  • Possess a High School diploma or equivalent.  Graduate from an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse program. 


  • Possess an Associates’ Degree with a focus on Care Management or related discipline
  • Possess Improvement; Quality Improvement and Patient Centered Medical Home recognition is highly preferred.


  • Possess current NYS license for Licensed Practical Nurse.


  • Possess prior Care Management experience.

SHIFT:  8:00 AM – 4:30 PM              STATUS: 40 HOURS