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Charge Nurse - ICU (RN) Intensive Care Unit

San Joaquin Community Hospital Type Full time Posted 5/29/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 10/21/2014
CA - California (All) - Bakersfield Referral - n/a -    
Charge Nurse - ICU (RN) Intensive Care Unit
Department:Intensive Care Unit
Schedule:Full time
Shift:Night shift
Job Details:


We currently offer up to $6,000 in relocation benefits.

Additional incentives may apply.

Please apply for this role at:sjchsmartmove@ah.orgor apply online below. 

Summary of Job Duties

The Charge Nurse schedules, leads, and coordinates the daily activities of a defined unit on an assigned shift. This is carried out by directing and overseeing a team of nurses and support staff, ensuring adherence to appropriate federal, state, and local regulations and guidelines, SJCH policies, and accepted nursing protocols and procedures. Coordinates services with other patient care units to ensure patient flow and provides direct specialty nursing services and patient care as appropriate. Assists department director in accomplishing unit and organizational goals. Key components of the Charge Nurse role include Unit Operations, Leadership, Education/Mentoring, and Quality Safety.


Qualifications & Requirements

Charge Nurse Requirement: Able to effectively deal with: (1) Stress levels associated with caring for acutely ill patients and their significant others (2) Demands of maintaining successful working relationships with peers, managers, physicians, and other health care workers (3) Demands of successfully delegating responsibilities and supervising other health care team members (4) Situations that require strong critical thinking and decision making skills

Charge Nurse Requirement: Acute care experience (preferred)