RN Charge Coordinator - Ortho/Med-Surg .9 (rotating)

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  • Northwest Health - Porter Northwest Health - Porter

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  • Full Time

Job Description

Plans, directs, and evaluates the overall nursing care and functions in a particular nursing unit or during an assigned shift. Coordinates the activities of the unit and directs, organizes, and assigns work. Assesses, monitors, and educates on patient care. Institutes emergency procedures as necessary. Associate's degree in nursing required. Bachelors degree preferred. At least 3-5 years of clinical experience. Licensure as a registered nurse.

The Charge Coordinator is:
• Responsible for compliance with overall nursing practice standards of the specialty area (Reports to Department Director).
• Responsible for compliance with standards during assigned shift (Reports to House Supervisor).
• Uses established principles of delegation and supervision to direct the activities of all licensed and non-licensed care givers and support staff in the delivery of patient care during their assigned shift.
• Uses independent judgment to ensure optimal delivery of patient care and appropriate use of available resources.

  • Minimum of three years clinical experience.
  • Three years’ experience in a leadership role preferred.
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