Charge Nurse, RN - Med/Surg Trauma Telemetry

Location
Richmond, Virginia
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Dec 07, 2017
Closes
Jan 17, 2018
Ref
00035-40178
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

As one of the largest facilities in the nations largest hospital system (HCA), Chippenham Hospital provides the full scope of healthcare services. With 466 beds, we specialize in heart care at the Levinson Heart Hospital and emotional and mental health services through the Tucker Pavilion. Our ER is also a state-authorized Level II trauma center and we offer Central Virginias only Pediatric ER staffed 24/7 by pediatric-trained ER nurse and physician specialists.

Chippenham's Med/Surg/Tele Unit: 

  • 33 Beds

  • Tele

  • Trauma Designated

  • Spine Surgery

  • Med/Surg

  • Womens Health Surgery

  • Vascular Surgery

CHARGE NURSE SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 

  • Responsible for clinical supervision of the unit on a shift by shift basis.

  • Communicates effectively, both verbally and written, with members of the healthcare team and patients and their significant others.   

  • Promotes customer satisfaction (patients, visitors, physicians and staff).

  • Advances cost effective clinical operations including supply management and clinical utilization.

  • Actively participates in safety and quality initiatives on the unit. Supports continual survey readiness of the unit.

  • Role models professional and clinical leadership on the unit.

  • Demonstrates awareness of self-learning needs and pursues personal professional growth through continuing education, participation in a professional organization and inservices. 

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