Charge Nurse

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Department:
Emergency

Schedule/Status:

7pm-7am - Full Time

Standard Hours/Week:

36

General Description:

Under the general supervision of the Clinical Coordinator, the Charge nurse is responsible for the day-to-day coordination, assignment, and supervision of nursing activities performed by their designated team, Registered Nurses, C.N.A.s, sitters, and others as defined. The CN partners with the interdisciplinary team to coordinate and ensure the delivery of safe patient care, appropriate patient placement, discharge planning, and care partner support. The CN maintains timely systems entry and updates in accordance with established standards (Teletracking, iSchedule ADP, Acuity Plus, etc). The CN monitors care delivery to ensure quality, appropriateness, timeliness, and effectiveness of the care rendered. The position shall exemplify the desired Culture of Choice® and philosophies of Parrish Healthcare.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Daily staff assignment
  • Coordinates and leads daily rounds to include timely preparedness, RN assignment, documentation, and afternoon check-in with the Case Manager and with others as needed.
  • Participate in patient discharge conference/huddle.
  • Maintain timely information entry into the systems that address the following:
  • Centralized patient placement/movement
  • Patient acuity ranking
  • Daily census entry
  • Electronic medical record
  • Support staff with admissions, transfers, and discharges as needed.
  • Complete accident/incident reports as needed.
  • Make frequent rounds of the floor/shift to ensure safe work assignments in accordance with nursing standards
  • Inform nursing team of new admissions, expected time of arrival, room assignment, and room readiness
  • Round with physicians and providers as necessary
  • Participate in the orientation of new care partners
  • Rounds to ensure white boards are updated, SBAR used for handover, and bedside shift report is occurring at shift change.
  • Promotes; and monitors Hourly Rounding
  • Formally rounds on patients and staff and documents entries
  • Follows the chain of command.
  • FOR Emergency Department Only: Charge RNs in the Emergency Department will also act as the ADA Coordinator: knowing where the appropriate auxiliary aids are stored and how to operate them. Responsible for ensuring the maintenance, repair, replacement and distribution of such aids.
    Additionally, the ADA Coordinator is responsible for working with the Human Resources & People Development Departments to ensure that all Parrish Healthcare Care Partners are trained on the auxiliary aids and services described in the Communications with Sensory Impaired or Language Barrier Patients.

Requirements:

Formal Education:
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing required.

Work Experience:
  • minimum of 3 years experience

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:
  • Area Specific: State of Florida RN
  • BCLS (or within probation period) through the American Heart Association
  • EKG competency, if applicable
  • ACLS or PALS or NRP certification if applicable


Parrish Healthcare is a caring community of healthcare professionals passionate about excellence and fulfilling our mission of providing Healing Experiences For Everyone All The Time®.

Parrish Healthcare has a Culture of Choice®. This means a we have a healing work environment that empowers people to aspire to be their very best. We partner passionate, talented and skilled people in the right role with the right resources. We provide a clear and strategic direction to achieve superior results on behalf of the communities we serve.