Steward Health Care System
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ER Charge Nurse- Nights
at Steward Health Care System
Under the general direction of the Clinical Director, the Charge Nurse is responsible for supervising a designated nursing unit or units. The Charge Nurse will:
A. Recommends action(s) that include such areas as employment status, daily duties and/or schedules, periodic performance reviews, discipline performance improvement and separation of assigned staff.
B. Functions as a resource person for staff members and assists in necessary education of individual members of nursing staff with a focus on promoting clinical compe-tence in the provision of nursing.
C. Assumes responsibility for the quality of nursing care provided by the staff assigned to the unit, including the implementation of programs to improve this quality, such as core measures, clinical pathways, infection control, emergency department daily benchmarks.
D. Ensures adherence to standards in Emergency Services based on Hospital Administrative Standards, Human Resource Standards, Department of Nursing Standards, and unit standards with collaboration with the Clinical Director in unusual situations.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
A. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing preferred.
B. Current licensure in Texas as a Registered Nurse.
C . Minimum of three (3) years of clinical practice with emphasis on leadership and management experience.
D. BSN preferred
E. Current BLS
F. ACLS, PALS, & COAP within ninety (90) days from hire.
G. TNCC (required within 90 days for experienced ER RN and 6 months for a RN new to the ER field)
Steward Health Care complies with applicable Federal and State civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship, alienage, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability. Steward Health Care does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, citizenship, alienage, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability.