Clinical Charge Nurse - PACU, Holmes Regional Medical Center, Full Time

Health First Melbourne, FL

About the Job

Description:

The Clinical Charge Nurse is responsible and accountable for providing Quality / No Harm, Customer Experience, and Stewardship.

 

Primary Accountabilities

  • Ensures the delivery of quality patient care for the shift and participates as a member of the unit leadership team in focusing on care delivery for the unit. 
  • Collaborates with physicians and other departments determining patients' needs for nursing care and in treatment planning, resolves and/or facilitating resolution of patient related problems.
  • Ensures a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.
    Communicates significant information to other persons responsible for, or involved in, the care of the patient, and coordinates the patient and family/significant other education process based on assessed need.
  • Collaborates with the Manager to ensure unit compliance with guidelines of accrediting and regulatory agencies, unit standards of care and practice, and organization policies and procedures.
  • Contributes to patient satisfaction as evidenced by positive patient satisfaction scores.
  • Maintains unit staffing per established guidelines.
  • Demonstrates fiscal responsibility toward the positive financial performance of the department.
Qualification:
  • Current Florida RN license.
  • Current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider Completion Card prior to start date and maintain.
  • BSN or related degree preferred.
  • Unit specific specialty certification required or obtained within 1 year.
  • Minimum of two years acute care clinical experience preferred. 
  • Previous charge nurse experience preferred.
  • PACU and/or critical care experience preferred.
  • Sound organizational skills to include time management and problem solving.  
  • Highly developed communication skills, verbal and non-verbal.