Galileo Search

Published: November 10, 2020


Interim Emergency Department Director | Acute Care Hospital | Texas

Highly Competitive Pay | Lodging | Rental Car or Mileage | Paid Flights Home | World-Class Support

Galileo Search has an immediate opening for an experienced Interim Emergency Department Director for our Acute Care client based in Texas.




• 3 - 6 month assignment
• Reports to a highly supportive Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)
• Level IV Trauma Center
• Approximately 21,000 Emergency Department visits per year
• 13 ED Bays
• 23 FTEs
• Key focus on provider relations, the staffing matrix, discharge follow up and establishing operational expectations for the department
• The right candidate will have a servant heart leadership style – must have grace, be an educator, and someone that can gain the confidence of the providers and staff
• Provides leadership in the development, implementation, and evaluation of policies, procedures, strategies, and services for the unit
• Communicates and monitors compliance with regulatory, licensing, and accreditation standards
• Coordinates and establishes nursing care practices
• Strong knowledge of nursing practice standards and administrative standards of practice required
• Effectively manages the use of staffing and fiscal resources
• Experience creating and leading high performing teams as well as influencing and managing change
• Demonstrated commitment and focus to patients and their families
• Able to integrate divergent viewpoints to align with the mission and values of the organization as a whole


• Bachelor’s required, Master’s preferred
• Active Texas RN or compact RN licensure
• Proven and current leadership experience successfully directing operations and nursing staff for a comparable ED department
• Track record of moving the needle with HCAHPS, LeapFrog scores and current TJC accreditation
• Experience with COVID-19 procedures and protocols
• Excellent communication skills to include staff development and retention
• Track record of partnering with leadership, peers, and staff to develop and implement performance, quality, and best practices initiatives

About Galileo Search:

Galileo Staffing Services, a division of Galileo Search, LLC., is a premier provider of interim healthcare specialists, professionals, and executives to acute care hospitals nationwide. To learn more about Galileo Staffing Services, visit our website at

How will you benefit when working with Galileo?

• Highly competitive pay rates that are best in the industry with weekly direct deposit
• Generous per diem for the housing of your choice if not provided by the client and for incidentals expenses
• Weekly travel expense reimbursement (flights, rental car, or mileage)
• Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401k available
• State License expense reimbursement for endorsement
• Comprehensive insurance coverage
• Short or long-term assignments
• Local, regional, or national assignments based on availability
• World-class support before, during, and after each assignment

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