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Charge Nurse (RN) **$12,500 Sign-On Bonus Available** - 6th Floor Orthopedi

2022-02-04
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  • Gadsden Regional Medical Center Gadsden Regional Medical Center

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  • Full Time

Job Description

The Charge RN is a nurse who assesses patient’s needs, formulates a plan of care and provides care based on identified needs and physician orders according to standards, policy and procedure. The RN develops and implements patient education plans. The RN communicates and collaborates with other team members to facilitate delivery of care. The RN is responsible to the patient for whom care is provided, self and peers as professional nurses, the charge nurse, clinical supervisor, unit director and CNO. The RN supervises LPN’s and unlicensed personnel and may serve as a preceptor to orientees and nursing graduates. The RN works effectively toward collaborative relationships with medical staff and other members of the healthcare team and administrative personnel.

The  Charge RN is a nurse who assesses patient’s needs, formulates a plan of care and provides care based on identified needs and physician orders according to standards, policy and procedure. The RN develops and implements patient education plans. The RN communicates and collaborates with other team members to facilitate delivery of care. The RN is responsible to the patient for whom care is provided, self and peers as professional nurses, the charge nurse, clinical supervisor, unit director and CNO. The RN supervises LPN’s and unlicensed personnel and may serve as a preceptor to orientees and nursing graduates. The RN works effectively toward collaborative relationships with medical staff and other members of the healthcare team and administrative personnel. The RN maintains a cooperative working relationship with ancillary departments and the entire healthcare team. The RN must be able to communicate verbally, in writing and utilization of the EMR. As Charge Nurse (CN), responsibilities include above RN duties. The CN functions with the primary concern for overall patient care. Continuously provides expertise to the staff by assessing the quality and quantity of care and evaluating and intervening in the management of care problems, as necessary. The CN oversees the units operations in the absence of the Director or CNO and collaborates with them on an as needed basis.

Education REQUIRED: Graduate of a school of nursing as an RN, BSN preferred

Experience PREFERRED: 3-5 years experience as an RN

Licenses/Certificates REQUIRED: Licensed by the Alabama State Board of Nursing. BLS, ACLS, PALS required. TNCC preferred.

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