Unit Director - Emergency Department/Emergency Care Unit

UCLA Health
Los Angeles, CA 90001
Post Date:
April 12, 2024


Take on a high-impact role within a world-class health organization. Help drive exceptional emergency healthcare. Take your career to the next level. UCan do all this and more at UCLA Health. In this key position, you will manage and oversee the fiscal, human resources, clinical, materials management, and communication operations functions of the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Emergency Department and Emergency Care Unit (ECU). This will involve fostering an environment that empowers nurses, supports their professional development, and encourages collaborative teamwork. You will recruit, hire, evaluate, mentor, and train staff; plan and facilitate delivery of patient care and oversee resource utilization. You will also be responsible for developing processes and systems for achieving consistent excellence in patient-centered care. UCLA Health is a world-renowned health system with four award-winning hospitals and dozens of primary care practices, specialty practices, urgent care centers, and other ancillary locations throughout metro Los Angeles as well as the David Geffen School of Medicine. Through the efforts of our outstanding people, we have become Los Angeles’ trusted provider of exceptional, compassionate patient care. If you’re looking to experience greater challenge and fulfillment in your career, UCan at UCLA Health.


We’re seeking an exceptionally gifted leader with:

  • Bachelors and Master’s Degree required, one of which must be in Nursing

  • Current RN License required

  • 3 or more years of acute care emergency department at the manager level required

  • Experience working in academic medical center or Magnet facility preferred

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of progressive clinical leadership experience

  • At least 3 years experience and skilled in prioritizing in planning, developing, implementing, and managing operating and capital budgets required

  • Knowledge, understanding, and implementation experience about TJC, CDPH CMS regulations as they pertain to emergency departments

  • Nursing Professional Leadership (i.e. ENA, ANCC, or AONE preferred)

  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization

  • Knowledge to manage disaster incidents, sentinel events, and ability to problem-solve with critical thinking skills

  • Ability to assess, plan, intervene and evaluate department process, operations, and staffing effectively

  • Ability to inform and educate clinical leadership team for development

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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