Responsible for personnel, management, and coordination of nursing service activities for the scheduled working shift, in accordance with established philosophy, objectives, and policies of the hospital to ensure safe, efficient, and therapeutic patient care. Relates effectively with other shifts for continuity of care and, in the absence of the Director of Nursing Services, takes charge.
Ability to function independently, and as part of a team.
Empathy for the needs of patients.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Ability to communicate through spoken and written English.
Detail oriented, with ability to prioritize and multitask.
Ability to apply sound judgment with clinical skills for optimal patient care.
Demonstrates flexibility by accepting and supporting changes in work assignments as related to department and patient needs.
Strong interpersonal communication and customer service skills.
Basic computer skills.
Proficient in working with all ages and patient populations.
Knowledge of appropriate equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective patient outcomes
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Bachelorâs degree in nursing (BSN) preferred.
Minimum two years post-graduate acute care hospital experience preferred.
Minimum two years medical-surgical nursing experience preferred.
Experience preferred in appropriate clinical care areas.