Charge Registered Nurse 3-11pm Centerre Healthcare
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The Charge RN functions under the supervision of the Nurse Manager. The Charge RN supervises and directs the day-to-day operations of the nursing unit. The Charge RN demonstrates responsibility for the supervision of the nursing staff providing outcome oriented patient care and is accountable for safe care delivered by all team members. The Charge RN is responsible for appropriate daily/nightly assignments related to patient acuity and competency of the nursing staff.
Participates in Continuous Quality and Performance Improvement (CQPI)
Assists the DON or Nurse Manager in performance evaluations, budget preparation and identifies educational opportunities for the nursing staff.
Works and communicates closely with the Medical Director and physicians to ensure delivery of appropriate nursing rehabilitative care is delivered.
Monitors and assists activities of the nursing unit including patient assessments, nursing interventions, patient and family education
Provides care appropriate to condition and age of the patient
Demonstrates problem solving and critical thinking skills
May have patient care assignments in addition to charge responsibilities
Assures appropriate and timely documentation in medical record, including evidence of medical necessity
Assures appropriate hand-off communication occurs when patients are transferred to or received from another provider of care
Responsible for overseeing completion and revisions of Interdisciplinary Care Plan for each patient
Assures nursing participation in team conferences
Promotes rehabilitation nursing philosophy
Works cooperatively and actively participates with other members of the interdisciplinary team
Complies with regulatory and accreditation standards
Maintains ethical practices and HIPAA requirements
Ensures compliance with policies and procedures regarding department operations, fire, safety and infection control. Maintains medical staff rules/requirements, as well as regulatory body standards.
Maintains ethical practices
Assures timely and accurate FIM assessments are performed
Makes day/night shift assignment, based on patient acuity and competency of staff
Communicates with nurses regarding new orders and interventions
Validates midnight census (night shift)
Provide orientation for new staff members
Provides a safe environment for patients, visitors and staff and complies with appropriate and approved safety standards.
Supervises staff assuring RN, LPN, CNA and others function within the scope of their practice.
Supports the leadership of the hospital in a professional manner and acts as a role model
Demonstrates an understanding of hospital costs and financial impact as they relate to quality and efficiency of the hospital
Identifies supplies and equipment needed to provide safe quality patient care.
Other duties as assigned
Physical and Safety Requirements:
Good general health and stress coping ability. Full mobility and ability to participate in vigorous activity. Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with all constituents (patients, families, peers, and other healthcare team members) as needed for assessment, intervention, and professional development. Possess near vision acuity for accurate reading of equipment and recording on patient charts. Must be physically able to lift, support and move patients. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care.
OSHA Exposure Determination:
A key element for a successful Exposure Control Plan is to identify situations that place all employees at risk for exposure. To facilitate this, the Hospital maintains a list of job classifications and contact status for all employees in which employees have occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens. This position has been identified as Category I: All employees who routinely have contact with blood or body fluids and/or use sharps.
Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
Maintains regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and Joint Commission regulations.
Maintains and ensures patient confidentiality at all times.
Reports to work on time and as scheduled.
Wears identification while on duty.
Attends departmental in-services and completes annual competencies/education requirements.
Works at maintaining a good rapport and a cooperative working relationship with physicians, departments and staff.
Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
Complies with policies and procedures regarding department operations, fire, safety, infection control and emergency management.
Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the hospital, as well as the focus statement of the department.
Graduate of accredited registered nurse program with current licensure in the state
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support preferred
Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN) preferred
Minimum of two years experience in rehabilitative or acute care setting and/or demonstrates leadership ability
Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, evaluate and direct activities of clinical personnel; effective oral and written communication skills, in English with additional languages preferred; proficiency in basic computer skills required.
Job TypeHealth Care
Manages OthersNot Specified
IndustryHealthcare - Health Services
Required TravelNot Specified
||Cleveland, OH |
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