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RN Charge - ED

2021-03-24
  • Full Time

Job Description

Join our team! Laredo Medical Center's (LMC) Emergency Room is now hiring a full-time Charge Registered Nurse to work in LMC's 326 bed acute care hospital. The department is a secure, 38 bed Emergency room in the main campus of Laredo Medical Center.   We have Level III Trauma designation. Everyone in the units report directly to the Director of ER. The Hospital is located in sunny Laredo, Texas, just 150 miles south of historic San Antonio. Sign-on and relocation bonuses are available for eligible applicants! Skype or other Virtual Interviewing Processes (VIP) is available for out-of-town applicants. Read a full position description below.

Join our team! Laredo Medical Center's (LMC) Emergency Room is now hiring a full-time Charge Registered Nurse to work in LMC's 326 bed acute care hospital. The department is a secure, 38 bed Emergency room in the main campus of Laredo Medical Center.   We have Level III Trauma designation. Everyone in the units report directly to the Director of ER. The Hospital is located in sunny Laredo, Texas, just 150 miles south of historic San Antonio. Sign-on and relocation bonuses are available for eligible applicants! Skype or other Virtual Interviewing Processes (VIP) is available for out-of-town applicants. Read a full position description below.

Position's Purpose and Essential Functions: 

  • Giving overall unit report. Making assignments for next shift taking into account experience/skill level.
  • Ability to proactively triage patients throughout the shift for possible downgrade/transfer.
  • Ability to accommodate according to census and acuity.
  • Ensure unit based quality controls are done.
  • Assure that all patient/family education forms are initiated at admission and kept current.
  • Responsible for assuring code team nurse available.
  • Charge nurse will reassign patients as needed thru the entire shift. Ability to manage family complaints/concerns and have effective conflict resolution skills with staff, patient/family and visitors.
  • Able to maintain knowledge of all equipment and procedures in ICU. Demonstrate leadership skills and act as a resource person on the unit.
  •   Delegate tasks appropriately and demonstrate prioritization and organizational skills. Assure that all core measures and meaningful use are in compliance. Minimum job requirements for education and license include an associate's degree, and must be certified as a registered nurse from an accredited school of professional nursing. Must be licensed in the State of Texas. Familiar with standard, concepts, practices, and procedures within this particular field.

Applicants Job Requirements Include:

Requires an associate's degree and is certified as a registered nurse. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited or NLN-approved RN program.
  • Letter of Recommendation is preferred but not required.
  • Licensed as a R.N. by the Texas State Board of Registered Nurse Examiners.
  • Preferred: two years full time or three years part time experience in acute care setting. 
  • Licensed as a R.N. by the Texas State Board of Registered Nurse Examiners. CPR, ACLS, PALS, TNCC required.  Some may be completed within first 90 days of hire cost-free at the Hospital.
  • Handle with Care (or obtained within six months of employment) in required specialty.
  • Must successfully pass any pre-employment assessment(s) required by the facility.
  • Relocation and Sign-on Bonuses Available for qualified candidate.
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