Assistant Director of Nursing, Emergency Department (Evenings)

  • University Hospital
  • Newark, NJ
  • Feb 06, 2024
Full Time Administration & Operations Nursing

Job Description


The primary purpose of the Assistant Director Nursing UH position is to practice as a change agent of University Hospital’s Management Team by operationalizing an Emergency Department care delivery system that is clinically safe,
effective, and financially productive and responsive to expanding health care knowledge and reform. The Assistant Director is a positive role model, skilled communicator/facilitator and non-territorial team player with solid people
influencing skills that introduces implements and sustains work processes redesigned to produce successful patient/family outcomes efficiently. She/he is skilled at interfacing with broad and diverse groups in multidisciplinary forums facilitated to improving and
innovating care delivery. She/he works closely with the Director of the Emergency Department and the Chief of Service for the Emergency Department to promote and ensure interdisciplinary collaboration and performance in achieving patient/family and organizational goals. The Assistant Director Nursing UH has extensive knowledge of the Joint Commission Standards, Joint Commission Sentinel Events and Action Plans, ENA Emergency Standards, National Patient Safety Goals, Patient Bill of Rights, Department of Health Standards, Policy and Procedure and Patient/Family Centered Principles and emphasized patient safety in each practice and policy. Clinical and fiscal goals are achieved by guiding and mentoring the first line management to develop “team-dynamic” functioning teams through directing, coaching, supporting, and delegating. He/she engenders confidence and trust and fosters collaborative/collegial relationships that generate high staff achievement and pride.


Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing is required. Master’s Degree in a related field is preferred. One (1) year minimum of nursing managerial experience preferred. Minimum of three (3) years clinical care delivery
experience. BLS (CPR) is required.


University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit