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Charge Nurse- Medical/Surgical- Full time Nights

Location: Kansas City
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Overview - - - - -A Sign on Bonus up to $20,000 is offered for this Position!!!! - -Being committed to excellence and award-winning patient care, Providence Medical Center offer a wide array of diagnostic and Medical. - - This Faith-based hospital provides an extensive Services from emergency services, general surgery, heart and vascular care, The Spine Center, The Joint Center, and Maternity Services. - -Providence Medical Center, a Healthgrades Americas Top 250 hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission and a member of Prime Healthcare. - Founded in 1920, Providence is community hospital has a rich history of caring for patients in the Western Kansa City area. - - -As an employee you will be given the opportunity not only to give our patients exceptional care but, the ability to grow within an organization that strives to give back to the community in which they serve. - -We are committed to providing Outstanding Benefits to our employees see just some of the benefits we offer: -

  • Outstanding Medical Benefits
  • Competitive Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Ongoing Education
  • Paid Time Off
  • Life Insurance
  • and so much more. - -Come Join a Team of dedicated Healthcare Workers!!! - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -ResponsibilitiesThe Med Surg/Tele Charge Nurse is responsible and accountable to the Department Director for the quality of nursing staff and the delivery of patient care during his/her shift and assists the Director in the daily operation of the respective unit(s)/department. He/sheprovides direct communication with the Director and/or House Supervisor of unanticipated patient care events and/or risk managementactivities within patient care unit(s):
  • Utilizes nursing personnel effectively
  • Assisting with required scheduling, Staffing and assignments
  • Provides direction, supervision and evaluation of staff and/or staff education as necessary;
  • Assists with performance evaluations, progressivediscipline of staff and other related HR activities as needed
  • Assesses supplies and equipment availability, ensures their proper use andfunctionality and assists in the daily maintenance of par levels
  • Collaborates with other department managers/supervisors to ensure smoothcoordination of services to patients, enhanced patient flow within the facility and efficient admission/discharge/transfer processes
  • Assesses patient care delivery and quality of care/documentation on a consistent basis;
  • Directs staff members to make immediate changes in the plan of care, as appropriate to ensure patient safety and adherence to regulatory guidelines, hospital policies, procedures, protocols and/orclinical pathways and notifies Department Director, House Supervisor and/or Medical Staff as appropriate utilizing the chain of command.
  • Interviews patients/families on admission and during rounds to enhance positive patient experiences, provide comprehensive orientation to the patient care unit and increase patient/family awareness on how to access services and/or the charge nurse, if necessary.
  • The Charge Nurse may perform direct patient care within scope of practice and clinical competency to ensure patient safety and patient/nurse ratios; he/she shall be temporarily relieved of Charge Nurse duties during such times by Director/designee and shall document details of same on patient care assignment record.#Chargenurse - #RegisteredNurse - #RN - #leadership - #LI-AM5QualificationsEducation and Work Experience
  • Current and valid state RN License.
  • Current BLS (AHA) upon hire and maintain current.
  • Current ACLS (AHA) 30 days upon of hire and maintain current.
  • Bachelor Degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred. RN-C within 2 years of hire preferred.
  • PALS within 30 days of hire for units that admit pediatric patients -We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

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