K.A. Recruiting

Emergency Department Director

Rockford, IL 61109

Job ID: EE11801 Job Type: Nurse Leadership Opportunities



Accountability for planning, directing, leading and evaluating nursing care within area(s) of responsibility. Interacts and collaborates with staff, physicians, and patients. Actively engages in all initiatives to improve patient satisfaction results. Prepares requests for the fiscal year's budget and is accountable for achieving the department's budgetary goals. Interacts closely with other facility staff and department heads to ensure safe, quality patient care is provided in accordance with corporate, facility and unit standards. Participates on committees, task forces as assigned. Formulates, reviews and assists in the revision of policies and procedures.



To be an effective leader by coaching and developing staff, collaborating, building teams, solving problems, taking initiative, analyzing, planning, managing change, accepting responsibility, setting and reviewing objectives, exercising control, making decisions, motivating others, supporting employee initiative, and building trust and commitment.



  • BSN or agreement to pursue is required
  • Advanced nursing degree desired
  • Current Illinois RN license required
  • Current ACLS & PALS required
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of clinical nursing experience
  • Proven leadership skills with evidence based nursing practice knowledge required 
  • Must be able to work under stressful situations effectively and possess good oral and written communication skills, especially in the areas of conflict resolution and staff development
  • Maintain skills and knowledge to sustain and evaluate clinical competence in caring for the specific age and type of patient population served

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Emily Robinson
Healthcare Recruiter

Emily works for K.A. Recruiting which is an industry leading healthcare recruiting company. She is based out of Boston, but works nationwide to find her candidates the best possible opportunities in healthcare. Emily grew up in a large family full of healthcare professionals. After completing a degree in Communication it was only natural that she combined her two sets of knowledge into healthcare recruiting.

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