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Two Director Positions, New England area


Director, Emergency Services Department

Kent Hospital – Warwick, RI; Care New England Health System

Kent Hospital is a teaching hospital and part of the Care New England (CNE) Health System. The second largest in the state, Kent is a 359-bed hospital located in Warwick, RI. The CNE System is embarking on the Baldrige journey, as it continues to build an exemplary health care system.  

  • The ED serves 70,000 patients annually, with 63 beds.
  • The ED’s rapid patient assessment and care team model ensures Kent is rated one of the best performing in the nation. The ED is able to care for 60% of patients in the rapid assessment center, and achieve Zero Wait Time in the waiting room, dramatically improving patient satisfaction.   
  • The Director will lead the department of 160 employees/116 FTE’s, and a $9.5 million budget.
  • Direct reports include a Nurse Manager and three Clinical Coordinators.
  • Candidates will have contemporary leadership expertise in Emergency Services and will be comfortable with the Zero Wait Time ED model. Ideal candidates will have experience in a union environment.

Qualifications include:  A Bachelor’s degree and Master’s Degree are required, one of which must be in Nursing; MSN preferred, along with Rhode Island RN license eligible. In addition, candidates will have at least 5 years of progressive leadership experience and strong clinical experience in a complex Emergency Department.

Bowen & Briggs, Inc. is partnering with Kirby Bates Associates to conduct this search. Please contact us in confidence to learn more about this opportunity: 

Linnea Nilsen Capshaw, Executive Vice President Jason Cox, Search Specialist
Direct: 202-290-1255 Direct: 877-853-9611

Director, Emergency Services

Southcoast Charlton Memorial Hospital – Fall River, MA

Southcoast Charlton Memorial Hospital, a 328-bed hospital in Fall River, MA, providing a full range of inpatient services, is the region’s only hospital to offer open heart surgery and elective coronary angioplasty.

  • The ED serves 70,000 patients per year.
  • The Director will lead the department that includes 16 acute care beds, 10 urgent care beds, and 8 behavioral health beds.
  • Medical care is provided by 11 physicians and 12 mid-level providers.
  • Candidates will have contemporary leadership experience in acute care Emergency Services, as well as the knowledge and ability to support the development of a team focused culture.

Qualifications include: A Bachelor’s degree and Master’s Degree are required, one of which must be in Nursing; along with Massachusetts RN license eligible.  In addition, five to seven years of leadership experience in acute emergency services is required. A broad scope knowledge of services across the continuum is preferred. 

Kirby Bates Associates is partnering with Bowen & Briggs, Inc. to conduct this search. If you would recommend a colleague for this exceptional opportunity, we would sincerely appreciate your referral. Please send resume and salary requirement, or nomination for this position to:

Christina Steele, Search Consultant Peggy Loughery, RN, BSN, Vice President
Direct: 617-514-0167 Direct: 610-709-6434