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Title: RN Charge
Location: Daniel Drake Center
Department: LTAC 3 South
Hours: 36 hours/week
Primary Purpose: The Charge Nurse reports to the Clinical Nurse Manager and the Clinical Coordinator in all matters of patient care and unit operations. The Charge Nurse is the person who reaches out for the appropriate resources to respond to care needs in the unit, situation to situation and patient to patient. The Charge Nurse is responsible for assigning nursing care activities at the beginning of the shift and during the shift. The Charge Nurse uses knowledge derived from the principles of biological, physical, behavioral, social and nursing sciences to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care. The care is culturally based and age-specific.
Knowledge and Skills
Years of Experience: At least one year of nursing experience required; previous additional clinical.
Required Skills and Knowledge: The RN demonstrates the knowledge, abilities and skills to provide culturally-specific patient care and education. The RN effectively communicates with peers, utilizes appropriate channels of communication and maintains confidentiality. The RN demonstrates evidence of continuing professional growth. The RN demonstrates the ability to accept and implement change, as well as the ability to work in a culturally diverse setting. The RN demonstrates ongoing competency in clinical performance for age-related care, growth and development needs, treatment protocols and psychosocial needs of patients, with the primary focus on adult and geriatric patients.
Licenses and Certifications: The Charge RN is a graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, who holds a current license to practice nursing in the state of Ohio. Membership in a professional organization is desirable, but not required. BCLS required prior to patient contact. ACLS telemetry and certification(s) specific to medical/surgical, orthopedic, critical care or gerontological nursing desired.