RN Charge Nurse - Recovery

Rancho Mirage, CA
Apr 21, 2019
May 21, 2019
Managerial, Other
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.

    With minimal supervision, a Registered Nurse who demonstrates advanced clinical and communication skills. Under the direction of the supervisor & clinical director, is responsible for optimal provision of quality patient care and assists with functioning of an assigned unit. Assumes clinical and operational management responsibility on the unit for a specific day, evening or night shift, providing continuity and coordination of unit activities. Demonstrates commitment to system values through customer focus and continuous process improvement. Facilitates staff involvement in Performance Excellence.

Reports to

    RN-OR Supervisor


    May supervise RNs, LVNs, PCT’s, OR Aide’s, MAs and/or CAs

Ages of Patients


Blood Borne Pathogens

    High Potential



      Required: BSN or MSN or enrollment in an RN-BSN or RN-MSN program within 1 year of hire and completion within 5 years of hire if hired after July 1, 2012


      Required: California RN License; American Heart Association BLS and ACLS and PALS


      Preferred: 1 to 2 years experience in the area of specialty or in area of higher acuity or participation in internship programs/course.

Essential Responsibilities

    Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations
    Knowledge of ASPAN recommended standards and practice
    Ability to work collaboratively & problem solve with a multidisciplinary team
    Demonstrates advanced skills within EPIC when providing patient care and when coaching, teaching, and troubleshooting with staff
    Monitors department specific standards of care/practice
    Assists with collection of data for Nursing P.I. projects
    Assists in monitoring unit readiness in Joint Commission, California and Federal standards
    Ensures daily assessment of unit equipment to maintain quality controls (i.e. Crash Cart check, BGM, Med Refrigerators, ACT (where applicable)
    Provides coaching/development for staff as necessary
    Rounds with staff members & providers at least daily to evaluate care/services of hospitalized patients and patient throughput
    Facilitates availability of adequate material resources and supplies
    Assists control of expenditures within the department
    Demonstrates proficiency in assessing shift staffing needs consistent with patient mix, census, patient throughput, department flow, and acuity levels
    Sets priorities appropriate to daily patient/physician dynamics
    Assures patient acuity classification is completed
    Maintains communication and resolves issues regarding shift activities
    Coaches and educates staff Nurses regarding clinical questions
    Retains clinical skills for execution of patient care as necessary
    Assists with facilitating of multidisciplinary patient care planning and rounding
    Collaborates with staff regarding physician notification
    Demonstrates medication barcoding compliance 90% or greater
  • Performs other duties as assigned

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