Join an award-winning team of dedicated professionals committed to our core values of quality, compassion, and community! Harlingen Medical Center, a member of Prime Healthcare, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference.
Harlingen Medical Center is a nationally-recognized and award-winning general acute care hospital. The Level IV Trauma Designated hospital specializes in bariatrics, cardiology, emergency medicine, gastroenterology, orthopedics, obstetrics and gynecology, and wound care. Harlingen has received an “A” rating from The Leapfrog Group and among the “50 top Performing Cardiovascular Hospitals” according to Fortune/IBM Watson Health. The hospital has received numerous awards from Healthgrades in orthopedics, cardiology, women’s services and more. For information, please visit www.harlingenmedicalcenter.com
The Med / Surg Charge Nurse is responsible and accountable for the quality of staff and functions during their shift. Assists the Department Director in the daily operations of the unit, directing, supervising and evaluating personnel, ensuring the proper use of time, equipment and resources. Ensures the efficient functions of the department . Performs direct patient care, only as needed, within the scope of practice. Continually assesses patient care and directs staff to make necessary changes in the plan of care. Effectively communicates with physicians and staff to ensure positive patient outcomes.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING
1. Current and valid state RN License
2. Current BLS (AHA) upon hire and maintain current.
3. Current ACLS (AHA) 30 days upon hire and maintain current.
4. Bachelor Degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred. RN-C within 2 years of hire preferred.
5. PALS within 30 days of hire for units that admit pediatric patients
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