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RN Charge MedSurg - KH CH AMCD

Company: Wellstar Health System, Inc.
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Responsibilities - Fulltime 7p-7a Night ShiftSign on Bonus with strong benefits including enhanced retirement plan -The RN Clinical Charge Nurse Fulltime 7p-7a serves the Vascular Telemetry unit at Wellstar Cobb ( Marietta/Austell/Powder Springs/Smyrna areas) and - is responsible for directing and overseeing the daily activities of the unit on an assigned shift toassure successful safe delivery of care. -The Charge Nurse is a caregiver and often takes modified patient care assignment. -They practice in a clinical environment that is administered by Nurse Managers and other leaders and is supported through theWellStar Shared Governance Model. The framework for practice is steered by the WellStar Professional Practice Model, 5-StarNursing and evidence based practice and research. RN competencies are derived from these models and supported by theWellStar Core Competencies. -The RN Clinical Charge Nurse is a proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of licensed and unlicensed care givers whoensure that patients, families and significant others receive individualized high quality, safe patient care. Expectations ofpractice include: accountability; responsibility and authority for the practice of nursing; effective teamwork; delegation;communication; respect; personal development; and development of team members.It is expected that all RN Clinical Charge Nurses are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined bythe Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth bythe American Nurses Association. -As a member of the patient services team, it is expected the individual upholds the voice ofthe patient, system policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals. He/She possesses (advanced) clinicalexpertise and utilizes this expertise to support and promote the delivery of safe, age appropriate and culturally aware patientcare and serves as a partner in care.QualificationsRequired Minimum Education: -Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing: Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred; National certification in area of specialty preferred -Required Minimum Licensure/Certification: -Current/active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia; Must have a current BLS and ACLS card from the American Heart Association on the first day of employment in position.Required Minimum Experience:Experience with direct patient care preferred.Required Minimum Skills: -Ability to read, write and speak English language, optimize the use of technology to support clinical care and holds basic computer skills; Strong interpersonal, collaborative skills along with customer service skills required; Ability to function in a fast paced environment and respond to emergencies in using a decisive, composed and respectful manner; Possess excellent time management skills; practices nursing using evidence and analytical skills along with possessing strong critical thinking skills.

Keywords: Wellstar Health System, Inc., Birmingham , RN Charge MedSurg - KH CH AMCD, Healthcare , Birmingham, Alabama

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