RN Charge

Location: WK Medical Center
Department: GI Lab
Classification: Full-Time
Shift: 6:30 AM-3:00 PM
Date Posted: 1/10/2023
Description: Under the general direction of the Unit Director/Clinical Manager, the R.N. Charge Nurse independently provides holistic, individualized care using the Nursing Process for patients routinely seen in the GI Lab.  Demonstrates an advanced level of clinical competency, nursing judgment, teaching skills, and a commitment to improving the quality of patient care.  Independently performs general and unit-specific clinical skills.    
Is responsible for the coordination of quality patient care through the implementation of the nursing process on a shift basis.  Specific areas of responsibility include, but may not be limited to:  serving as a resource person, role model, mentor, assuring therapies and treatments are given as ordered, immediate oversight of staff assigned to that unit, assisting in staff development, and direct communication with the Department Director of the unit, as well as Administration as appropriate. Call is required with this position, so ability to respond within 30 minutes is preferred.

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