The Clinical Charge Nurse identifies patient needs and priorities for care through assessment, planning and delegating care based on patient needs. Executes therapeutic physician orders and therapeutic nursing interventions. Evaluates the patient's response to care and the attainment of or progress towards patient outcomes. Coordinates care between other professional disciplines as needed. Helps patients and/or staff identify problems and explores with them the alternative choices and outcomes.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Experience required:
Education: Graduate of Accredited School of Nursing with current Alabama licensure.
BSN preferred. BCLS required within 6 month provisional period.
Experience: RN Charge Nurse to oversee a 49 bed Postpartum unit with Well Baby Nursery. Must have Mother/Baby experience with Relief Charge Experience preferred.
Recent hospital RN experience in which leadership, interpersonal, and problem solving qualities have been demonstrated. Knowledgeable of clinical practice of the specialty.
Must possess excellent communication skills with the ability to work in a fast paced environment, requiring prioritizing and changing tasks frequently and quickly.