Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
5/18/2018
Job Category:
Nursing
Charge Nurse Per Diem/ ICU & ED
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Prime Healthcare Systems | Kansas City, MO
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Job Description

Job Description CHARGE NURSE ICU & ED

Charge Nurse is responsible for the patient flow of ED and ICU. The Charge Nurse will provide direct communication with the Director and/or House Supervisor of unanticipated patient care events and/or risk management activities within patient care unit(s); Utilizes nursing personnel effectively, assisting with required scheduling, staffing and assignments; Provides direction, supervision and evaluation of staff and/or staff education as necessary; Assists with performance evaluations, progressive discipline of staff and other related HR activities as needed; Assesses supplies and equipment availability, ensures their proper use and functionality and assists in the daily maintenance of par levels; Collaborates with other department managers/supervisors to ensure smooth coordination of services to patients; enhanced patient flow within the facility and efficient admission/discharge/transfer processes; Assesses patient care delivery and quality of care/documentation on a consistent basis; directs staff members to make immediate changes in the plan of care, as appropriate to ensure patient safety and adherence to regulatory guidelines, hospital policies, procedures, protocols and/or clinical pathways and notifies Department Director, House Supervisor and/or Medical Staff as appropriate utilizing the chain of command. Interviews patients/families on admission and during rounds to enhance positive patient experiences, provide comprehensive orientation to the patient care unit and increase patient/family awareness on how to access services and/or the charge nurse, if necessary. The Charge Nurse may perform direct patient care within scope of practice and clinical competency to ensure patient safety and patient/nurse ratios; he/she shall be temporarily relieved of Charge Nurse duties during such times by Director/designee and shall document details of same on patient care assignment record.

About Prime Healthcare Systems

PrimeSource HealthCare Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of on-site geriatric healthcare, specializing in on-site Audiology, Dentistry, Optometry, and Podiatry services. PrimeSource Healthcare's Corporate Office is conveniently located in Deerfield, Illinois with easy access to I-94, I-294 and 41 as well as two Metra train stations. Our location features several restaurants and shopping locations within walking distance. During the past three years we have been experiencing double digit growth. This growth has created the need for a multitude of new positions. Many of our employees have been with us over 10 years. Come join a team that is working towards becoming one of the top 100 companies to work for in the United States.