Medical Center Hospital RN Charge in United States
- Position Summary:
Assists the Unit Director with the responsibility and accountability for the management of the unit. Emphasis on independent decision making related to the nursing process. Demonstrates the ability to provide consistent direction for all nursing personnel in planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating nursing activities.
Hold a current Texaspermit or license as a Registered Nurse. BSN preferred.
B. Training and Experience:
Successful completion of general and nursing orientation within 3 months of hire
Eighteen months full time experience as RN preferred (if less than 18 months, administrative approval required). Full time status.
ACLS within 6 months.
TCAR (Trauma Care After Resuscitation) within 12 months of hire or transfer to department
Critical Care Course within one year.
Demonstrate appropriate leadership skills within 3 months of hire or transfer:
Modeling Decision-making and problem resolution
Completion of the following competencies within 3 months of hire or transfer:
Critical Care competencies
Effective time management, prioritization and organizational skills
Adhere to established policies and procedures
Pronouncement of death
Staff development and facilitation of learning
Appropriate staffing and assignment
Unit organization including supplies and equipment
Evaluation of supervised staff
Professional development (continuing education, certification, etc.)
Performance Improvement participation