Clinical Nurse Manager Emergency Department

SCL Health
Lafayette, CO
Post Date:
September 06, 2021
Job Status:


You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Clinical Nurse Manager in the Emergency Department.


Your compassion is tangible: patients feel it in the hand they hold. Families feel it in your prayers. Colleagues feel it in your support.


You know when to move quickly. When to sit quietly. When to laugh loudly.


Youre equally comfortable with your clinical and leadership skills.


Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.




  Our busy 40-bed Emergency Department sees very high-acuity patients of all demographics and treating more than 42,000 patients/year. Our Emergency Department provides full-service and specialized care, including:

  • Certified Chest Pain Center
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • Emergency services for mental and emotional health
  • Fast-Track ED for evaluating and treating less serious conditions quickly
  • Telemedicine
  • Community education  trauma and injury prevention as well as CPR/first aid education at local schools and events

Good Samaritan Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. At our 234-bed Level II Trauma Center, our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Were especially proud of our people, who helped make us one of Americas 100 Best Hospitals according to Healthgrades.


Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.


To show our commitment to you and to assist with your transition into our organization, we may also offer a sign-on bonus and relocation assistance when applicable. 


With this position, you are eligible to participate in the At Risk Compensation (ARC) Plan. This plan enables SCL Health to provide leaders with an additional performance compensation opportunity. The ARC Award opportunities are calculated as a percentage of your base salary. Awards are paid out based on attainment of selected SCL Health Board-approved goals.




Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well honor each others dignity and surpass the standards we set. Well encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity.


Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.


Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.


Your day.


As an RN Clinical Manager in the ED you need to know how to:

  • Manage operations of 24-hour departments. Manage licensed and non-licensed personnel in the provision of care to patients as assigned
  • Manage daily staffing and productivity. Promote department sustainability and cost containment efforts to achieve budget. Assist director with development of annual budget, equipment needs and forecasts, and capital planning
  • Oversee and develop standards of care and standards of practice, directs fiscal management, and quality improvement activities
  • Utilize feedback and data from annual survey to improve associate and physician engagement. Create an environment conducive to professional staff growth to promote recruitment, retention, and quality patient care
  • Align service goals and objectives to support department and hospital strategies. Proactively develop quality indicators and quality improvements for service line/ department. Incorporate department protocols for specific patient populations in planning practice and documentation. Design and evaluate processes to improve systems and patient care results across the continuum of care
  • Develop and monitor budgets for the appropriate use of human and material resources. Monitor financial performance and identify and implement strategies to reduce costs and improve quality of care/service

Your experience.


We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of nursing, required
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse in the state of practice, required
  • Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS-HCP) and course completion card from the American Heart Association, required
  • Minimum of five (5) years of clinical RN experience, required
  • Minimum of (3) years of experience in progressive RN leadership positions, required

Your next move.


Now that you know more about being an RN Clinical Manager in the ED on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.


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