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Director - Health Central Hospital Emergency Department - DAY


Director - Health Central Hospital Emergency Department - DAY (Day-Full Time),OHC EMERGENCY ROOM at Orlando Health - Health Central Hospital - req21133

ADDRESS: 10000 West Colonial Dr Ocoee FL 34761

Health Central Hospital, a part of Orlando Health, is one of central Florida's most progressive healthcare providers. Located in Ocoee/Winter Garden just minutes from Orlando, our facility features a unique design, 212-bed acute care hospital, as well as an Emergency Department. Health Central Hospitals commitment, attitude and actions reflect 60 years of service to its surrounding communities and neighbors.

The Director of Emergency Services for Health Central Hospital will be responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of a 44-bed Emergency Department including budget and financial responsibility, patient safety, quality and compliance, and management of staff, and ensuring delivery of quality service and optimal patient flow. You will find rewards in playing a meaningful role that ensures every patient receives the safe, quality and personalized care they deserve.


  • Graduate of an approved school of nursing. Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) with Graduate degree in Business or health-related field.


  • Current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Florida or Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC).
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • Initially required to have National certification in area of clinical practice until achieves National leadership board certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL) required within 2 years.
  • May require one or more of the following certifications based on the assigned patient population:
    • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
    • Neonatal Advanced Life Support (NALS)
    • Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC)


  • Three (3) years of experience as a registered nurse in the emergency department setting and one (1) year nursing leadership experience.

Essential Functions

  • Evaluates the environment and makes recommendations to ensure optimal patient comfort, safety, and compliance with various standards of care, regulatory and governing bodies (i.e., OSHA, JCAHO, infection control, risk management)
  • Plans and coordinates quality and service activities in the department and is responsible for the overall culture of safety within the department
  • Promotes a satisfied, healthy work environment for the workforce by establishing a climate of growth, challenge and development
  • Analyzes, develops and maintains an effective and efficient nursing delivery model that reflects patient and family needs, ultimately achieving desired outcomes
  • Participates in the planning and implementation of new technologies, procedures, services to support day-to-day operations
  • Assures development, implementation and evaluation of evidenced based, quality clinical nursing practice consistent with nursing research, organizational and national practice standards
  • Develops and introduces approved standards and guidelines for emergency service programs
  • Embraces, communicates and promotes effective change
  • Serves as a liaison to nursing administration for team members
  • Facilitates and supports team member involvement in professional and organizational activities
  • Demonstrates high level knowledge of Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) laws
  • Develops and manages department budget to respond in a cost-effective manner to changing patient and team member requirements. Applies key financial principles and organizational financial targets to departmental projects/budgets
  • Manages various human resources functions including hiring, work assignments, coaching plans, and performance counseling
  • Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
  • Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.

Other Related Functions

  • Knowledge of risk management concepts
  • Participates in Process Improvement activities as assigned.
  • Able to interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to their age specific needs and to provide nursing care needed as described in the unit/departments policies and procedures.


Orlando Health is one of Florida's mostcomprehensive private, not-for-profit healthcare networks, and is based inOrlando, FL. Our facilities, advanced medical treatments and procedures, andhighly qualified staff have distinguished Orlando Health as a healthcare leaderfor nearly two million Central Florida residents and 10,000 internationalvisitors annually. Click here to learn more about Orlando Health.

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