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Director-Clinical Operations (Arnett Emergency Department)

Arnett Hospital
Date Posted
15 September, 2021
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
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Director-Clinical Operations (Arnett Emergency Department)

Job Description


The Director of Clinical Operations will provide leadership to the multi-disciplinary care center with an emphasis on quality management and enhanced customer service. This Director is responsible for providing oversight in all facets of patient care and is accountable for the initiation and completion of business and unit plans that ensure quality while utilizing available resources efficiently. They will ensure alignment between the care center vision with the organization’s mission, vision and values (purpose, excellence, compassion, and team). They will execute plans, with and through others, integrating the efforts of various components/entities of the system. The Director may be responsible for 24-hour accountability. 

Other opportunities include:

  • Championing the strategic development of emergency department services for the region
  • Building strategic partnerships with urgent care centers in the region
  • Creating innovative solutions to improve flow and efficiency within the department
  • Ensuring fiscal responsibility and clinical and operational performance improvement initiatives
  • Overseeing cross functional areas within IU Health Arnett Hospital and collaborating throughout the region to align processes and drive process improvement
  • Leading harm events and safety for the hospital in partnership with the quality and safety team


  • Masters of Nursing or related field is required or actively enrolled.
  • Requires current state of Indiana license as Registered Nurse.
  • Requires that the RN has graduated from a nationally accredited nursing program.
  • Requires Basic Life Support certification through the AHA.
  • Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
  • Requires completion Clinical Specialty Professional Certification within 1 year upon meeting eligibility requirements.
  • Requires 7-10 years of relevant experience.
  • Magnet experience is desired.
  • Prior experience managing mid-level trauma in a Level I, II, or III environment strongly preferred.
  • Sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) or similar experience preferred.

Key Relationships

Reports to: Chief Nursing Officer – West Central region 

Direct reports: 1 manager level and 3 individual contributors 

Other Key Relationships: Associate Chief Nursing Officer of Operations, Medical Director and Medical Officers for Emergency Medicine, Director for Inpatient Services, Director for Perioperative Services, physician groups, nursing directors, finance and supply chain leadership



Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccine is not required to begin employment; however, all team members need to be fully vaccinated by September 1, 2021.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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