Registered Nurse - Charge Nurse 7p-7a - Medical/Surgical Services
CHARGE NURSE SPECIFIC
SUMMARY: The charge RN utilizes the nursing process to guide and direct nursing care on an assigned shift. The charge RN is also responsible for managing assigned personnel, solving patient care issues, and promoting collaboration among disciplines. Provides supervision of the unit with general direction from the department Director. Maintains effective, efficient, and professional communication and rapport with personnel, physicians, patients, and visitors.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
Must be licensed in the State of Texas. Prefer a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) and two to three years related experience and/or training. Must have leadership and management experience and skills. Intensive Care experience preferred.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Must currently hold or be eligible for Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas. Must maintain a current basic CPR certification, and current certifications required by individual departments.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. All lifting and/or moving greater than 20 pounds must be made with assistance and/or the appropriate lifting or moving equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Position Type : Full Time
Shift : Night
St. Mark's Medical Center
One St. Mark's Place
La Grange, TX 78945