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RN Charge Nurse for Cobb's ED

Wellstar Cobb Hospital
Wellstar Health System
Type Full time Posted 8/11/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/18/2014
GA - Georgia (All) - Augusta Referral - n/a -    
Job Title:RN Charge Nurse for Cobb's ED
Job ID:CH-815217
City:Austell, GA
Facility:Cobb Hospital
Employment Type:Regular
Full/Part Time:Full-Time
Department:Emergency Department

WellStar Cobb Hospital is the 2nd largest hospital within the WellStar Health System. With over 382 licensed beds and2,000 plusemployees, Cobb Hospital is located in Austell, GA which is just 15 minutes northwest of downtown Atlantanear Marietta. WellStar Cobb Hospital recently expanded its surgical services, emergency room, laboratory, and behavioral health facilities. We are conveniently located near the silver comet trail, shopping plazas, popular restaurants,as well aseasy access to public transportation. Our campus is very diverse, rapidly growing and family oriented.


WellStar Cobb Hospital has been named "Top 100" U.S. Hospitals for its Five Star Community value index. Cobb Hospital is a place where our employees are not only proud and passionate about what they do, but they are committed to providing Worldclass healthcare to our patients and the communities we serve.

The Charge Nurse is responsible for directing and overseeing the daily activities of the unit on an assigned shift. The charge nurse functions under the direction of the Nurse Manager and/or Assistant Nurse Manager, and is responsible for using independent judgment in coordinating the overall functions and activities of a nursing unit on a designated shift to assure successful safe delivery of care. Facilitates the direction of personnel/clinical activities of the unit on the designated shift, serving as a resource/support to the staff, physicians, patients, families, and other departments. Is involved in direct patient care, and is expected to routinely take a modified patient assignment. Accountable for implementing and monitoring PI, Customer Service, and Safety and Quality initiatives for designated shift. Required Minimum Education: Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred, licensure as a registered professional nurse in the State of Georgia; national certification in clinical specialty preferred. Required Minimum Experience: Minimum two years experience of nursing practice that includes sufficient clinical and leadership experience to ensure competence. Required Minimum Skills: Ability to read, write and speak the English language: Strong customer service and interpersonal skills: Inter and Intra-departmental coordination of patient care activities: Delegation skills required: Ability to multi-task essential: Ability to function in stressful and emergency situations essential: Strong detail orientation required: Computer skills required: Personal time management skills are required: Compliance with the American Nurses' Association Code of Ethics for Professional Nurses is required: Demonstrates knowledge of and practices with parameters outlined in Georgia Registered Professional Nurse Practice Act.

We offer competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, including a fully funded Pension Plan, Retirement Savings Plan (403b) with company match, on-going training to include leadership development & advancement, tuition reimbursement, bonus incentive programs, free employee parking on campus, cutting edge technology, onsite fitness and child care facilities. 

I believe every person and every job is important and I am accountable for achieving my goals.

I believe in compassion and understanding

I believe in innovations and creative thinking

I believe in the WellStar team and we are making a difference in people’s lives

We believe in life well-lived.

Thank you for your interest Wellstar Cobb Hospital. We are an equal opportunity employer.