Senior Director of Clinical Services - Emergency Medicine

York, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: 66022


Job Description 


Provides administrative oversight for WellSpan York Hospital Emergency Services to include a high-volume Level-1 Trauma Center (Adult and Pediatric) with 85,000 annual visits, an ED Behavioral Health Unit, and a forensic nursing program that provides services across the system. In addition, WellSpan York Hospital is a Comprehensive Stroke Center and Chest Pain Center.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  1. Provides administrative support for strategic growth and operational plans related to Emergency Care.
  2. Oversees all programmatic components, ensuring adherence to accreditation and regulatory standards to include Joint Commission, Trauma, Stoke and Cardiac certifications.
  3. Prepares annual capital and operating budgets.
  4. Establishes goals for the service line and cascades to direct reports.
  5. Works across a deeply matrixed organization and partners to achieve system initiatives in growth, operations, quality of care and safety.
  6. Collaborates with marketing to develop and implement marketing plans.
  7. Cultivates relationships with local EMS providers and first responders.
  8. Enhances the growth and development of the ED team.
  9. Demonstrates knowledge in the Lean Management System and drives progress towards achieving High-Reliability performance and innovation.
  10. Service oriented; fosters teamwork across WYH and the system.
  11. Implements contemporary operational and staffing models of care to improve patient throughput.
  12. Represents WHS and the service line at organization at the local, regional and national level.


Minimum Education       

Master's Degree


Minimum Experience    

3 - 5 years of director level experience 

Level I Trauma Center Experience Preferred

Registered Nurse, Paramedic or equivalent experience                                    


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WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

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  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

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Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy and intention of the System to maintain consistent and equal treatment toward applicants and employees of all job classifications without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)