- Location: Oxford, NC
- Posted: Nov 8, 2016
The charge nurse is a nurse leader. This requires patience and the ability to work harmoniously with ancillary staff with confidence and positive communication to provide good internal and external customer service. The charge nurse position is a position of clinical leadership. The charge nurse will manage the nursing services provided to patients during their shift. They will ensure the nursing skills match the patient services required. They are part of the multidisciplinary team that is to ensure the patients POC is preformed efficiently. The charge nurse is responsible for reporting and ensuring variances and accident reports are completed and turned in promptly. The charge nurse is to work closely with the unit manager to ensure the facilities mission and vision is maintained in all unit activities.
Assist in maintaining proper staffing to meet & maintain productivity.
Assist and follow through with all customer service programs for the shift.
Assist in maintaining department equipment and daily supplies.
Assists in mentoring staff with new processes and documentation.
Maintains, identifies opportunities and reports deficiencies to maintenance.
Maintains cleanliness and organization of unit.
Supports all decisions in a positive manner.
Maintains continuing education and encourages others to do the same.
Asses' skills of unit nurses. Identifies needs and fosters growth in those nurses to obtain and master those skills.
Maintains a professional behavior at all times.
Assist in updating or creating new policies to meet our current practices.
Graduate from a Board approved nursing program with current licensure as a registered nurse in the state of North Carolina or compact state.
Knowledge of current trends and techniques in nursing appropriate to the practice setting.
Two years recent clinical experience.
Emphasis on strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills to manage working relationships.
Current BLS, ACLS, PALS, & NRP training required. Must be obtained within 3 months of accepting position.
Pursues programs of continuing education/staff development consistent with requirements of Granville Health System.
Processes information on the Center's Health Information System to aid in training & trouble shooting.
NOTE - In addition to the on-line application, candidates will be required to complete a written essay as part of the application review process. This Information will be distributed to all qualified candidates by Human Resources.