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Director Nursing Emergency Department, St. Mary's Hospital

Requisition R061989 Market Richmond, VA Department Emergency Department - St. Mary's - Richmond - Nursing Shift Days Schedule Full-time

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SCOPE: Oversight of Adult Emergency Department


The Director of Emergency Department is responsible for twenty-four hour accountability, integration, facilitation, and coordination of the leadership, management, and clinical practice of the Emergency Department.  The director serves as a professional role model, leader, mentor, and clinical resource for nurses and other members of the health care team.  He/she must strive for operational excellence for patients related to cost, quality, service, and patient outcomes, and is responsible for development and implementation of plans that will support the overall strategic quality plan for the Emergency Department.  To be successful the incumbent must represent the Nursing Leadership and is a liaison to internal and external customers, including physicians.  Will participates in professional development activities and be active on hospital-wide and physician committees. 


  • Must be a graduate of an accredited program of professional nursing.  A baccalaureate degree is required.  A Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Must possess a current license as a Registered Nurse from the Commonwealth of Virginia or awaiting reciprocity, or licensure in specialty.
  • Possess a national certification in either Nurse Executive or Emergency Nursing or must obtain one of the certifications within one year of hire.
  • Work requires knowledge of organization and operation of a full service Emergency Department, patient care processes and throughput.
  • Requires in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of current theoretical approaches to the delivery of care and strategies for examining and applying relevant concepts and knowledge to practice and patient care. 
  • Previous work experience in an Emergency Department leadership position that required knowledge of financial management, strategic planning, employee relations, and personnel supervision and practice preferred.
  • Strong organizational, project management, and communication (written and verbal) are required.

Bon Secoursis an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

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Emergency Department - St. Mary's - Richmond - Nursing

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

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Luis F., RN

I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.

Luis F. Registered Nurse
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