Administrative Director of Emergency and Critical Care Services

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center
Baltimore, MD
MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center (MFSMC) is seeking an exceptional nursing leader to assume the position of Administrative Director of Emergency and Critical Care Services (Administrative Director). The Administrative Director will have responsibility for the Emergency Department, and Critical Care which consists of two medical surgical ICUs totaling 28 beds (ICU South = 12 beds; ICU North = 16 beds). The same critical care nursing staff covers both units. Intensivists cover the ICU 24 hours a day. The Intermediate Care unit (IMC) is a 26-bed critical care step-down unit. Critical care PAs are on the units 24/7. The incumbent will report directly to Debbie Kisner, PhD, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC, the Vice President of Nursing Operations and Chief Nursing Officer. 

The successful candidate will support interdisciplinary collaborative practice, be accountable for promoting and maintaining patient outcomes, support the standardization of evidence based nursing practice reducing variability, and provide direction for the continued achievement of stellar patient experience results.  A system thinker who can work across MedStar Health and work with corporate teams to improve Emergency and Critical Care Services. Supporting the continued drive towards practice excellence is paramount.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and a Master’s degree in Nursing or related healthcare field is required; specialty certification and Magnet experience highly preferred.
  • Five years of progressive nursing leadership experience required.
  • A contemporary results oriented leader with a focus on outcomes, demonstrated expertise in relationship development, established ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a service line structure, proven ability to coach and develop Managers/staff, and engage staff at all levels of the organization.  
  • A strong financial acumen is required. 
  • A visible leader with an approachable, personable, and optimistic demeanor possessing effective interpersonal skills including the ability to promote teamwork and ensure a high degree of internal and external customer satisfaction is a must.

Please send resumes or recommendations to:
Erinn Quinlan
Search Associate
Email: equinlan@kirbybates.com
Tel: 610-810-1515
Peggy Loughery, MSN-c, RN
Vice President Search Services
Email: ploughery@kirbybates.com
Tel: 610-709-6434
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