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Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center
North Bend, OR
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center has an opening for a full-time Emergency Department Nursing Manager. This position is primarily responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the Emergency Department. This is a self-directed position providing oversight as well as assistance as needed to the scheduled ED RNs with direct and indirect patient care in the emergency care setting. This position is responsible for ensuring that all ED staff follow the Hospital’s code of conduct, policies and procedures, and customer service program. The ED Nursing Manager is responsible for the Emergency Department 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Emergency Department Nursing Manager reports to the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). This position is not eligible for remote work.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for ensuring high-quality patient care and economical and efficient performance
  • Develops, implements, and reviews practice policies and procedures.
  • Enhances operational effectiveness
  • Coaches ED staff and providers in organizational philosophy and objectives regarding staffing and performance standards, policies and procedures, and regulatory compliance.
  • Maintains open communication with staff to ensure high employee morale and a professional, healthful atmosphere.
  • Maintains all required records, reports, and statistics.
  • Ensures all care documentation meets the standards of the organization.
  • Rapidly and accurately assigns triage categories and places patients.
  • Possesses practical, technical, and professional skills required to safely and effectively assume the role of the Emergency Department RN in the event of a shift vacancy or sudden surge of patients within the Department.
  • Revises standard discharge instructions to accommodate the patient’s learning needs and evaluates the effectiveness of learning. Family is included in teaching as appropriate.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to physicians and coworkers.
  • Communicates effectively with ED providers and/or Hospitalists regarding organizational procedures, requirements, and limitations.
  • Collaborates with CNO to identify opportunities to improve patient care flow.
  • Performs management activities and assists with hiring, orientation, and training of ED nursing staff and providers.
  • Continually evaluates staff performance.
  • Initiates appropriate disciplinary actions related to performance issues.
  • Pharmacy Nurse relief functions.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
  • Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary.
  • Consults with other departments as appropriate to provide and collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in patient teaching and plan of care upon transfer or discharge from the department.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates continuous quality improvement indicators to improve patient outcomes and the work environment.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.

Skills, Knowledge, & Experience Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.
  • Preferred BSN.
  • Current licensure in Oregon as a Registered Nurse is required.
  • BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications are required.
  • ENPC certification is preferred in place of PALS certification.
  • TNCC certification preferred.
  • CEN certification desired.
  • At least two years of Emergency nursing experience is required.
  • Recent background in emergency care is required.
  • Experience with employee supervision is required.
  • Electronic Health Record proficiency is required.

Employment with Southern Coos Hospital is contingent upon an acceptable pre-employment drug screening and background check.

Employment with Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Medical/Religious OHA exemptions forms will be considered.

Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any candidate or employee. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations are available to access job openings or to apply for a job.

Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center is a drug-free, tobacco-free, and smoke-free campus.

Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center


North Bend, OR
97459 USA