Iasis Healthcare Director of Emergency Services in Odessa, Texas

Job Description

The Nursing Director is responsible to the Chief Nursing Officer and manages one or more defined areas of nursing services. The Nursing Director advocates for and allocates available resources to promote efficient, effective, safe, and compassionate nursing care based on current standards of practice. He/she promotes shared decision-making and professional autonomy by providing input (their own and that of their staff) into executive-level decisions, and by keeping staff informed of executive level activities and vice versa.

The Nursing Director provides clinical and administrative leadership and expertise. He/she has major responsibility for the implementation of the vision, mission, philosophy, values, evidence-based practice, and standards of the organization, and nursing services within his/her defined areas of responsibility.


Regulatory Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing preferred

  • Current Registered Nursing Licensure in the State of Texas

  • Minimum of one year managerial experience in nursing in an acute care hospital

Language Skills:

  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.

  • Additional languages preferred.


  • Basic computer knowledge.

Physical Demands:

  • For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, see following description.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising client care.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Posted: 10/10/2016

Job reference #: 1605090