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RN Charge Medical Surgical

Company: Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Winche
Location: Winchester
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Provides nursing leadership for a specific shift and unit/area. -In the absence of the Director of Med-Surg act in that capacity. Day to day deliver exceptional leadership skills.Works directly under the guidance of the Director of Med Surg.Supervises and mentors nursing and support staff during assigned shift.Determines staffing level and assignments based on staff availability, staff abilities, census, patient acuity and work/patient flow.Provides direct patient care as needed.Floats between staff to assist with problem-solving.May take patient assignments to meet staffing needs.Evaluates the effectiveness of patient care and identifies any issues that affect desired patient outcomes.Responds to complaints about patient care and related services, and manages through established channels.Performs role-specific duties as assigned, including entering orders, performing admissions or discharges, and coordinating transfers.Ensures staff has necessary equipment and supplies to provide safe, quality patient care.Integrates evidence-based practices into operations and clinical protocols.Creates and fosters an environment that encourages professional growth. -Perform other duties as assigned. -May be required to perform duties of the CNA, MA or LPN or other nursing staff on occasion. -Attends and participates in staff meetings, in-service, projects and committees as assigned. -Adheres to and supports policies and procedures of the STRHS. -Works scheduled shifts including overtime, when necessary. -Accepts all call schedule as directed. -Compliance to the STRHS Standard of Behavior is required. -Compliance to Dress Code Standards. -Should this job description be filled by a PRN employee, they will be subject to the requirements of that position. -While performing this job, occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens is present for all employees. - -Reports to the Director of the Medical Surgical Department. - -Job RequirementsMinimum EducationAssociate's degree requiredRequired SkillsRequires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. -CertificationsAHA Basic Life Support (BLS)AHA Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) preferred -AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) preferred -LicensesMust be a Licensed Registered Nurse by the State of Tennessee, or licensed Compact state RN with the proper paperwork file with the State of Tennessee.Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Winche, Huntsville , RN Charge Medical Surgical, Healthcare , Winchester, Alabama

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