Prime Healthcare

Charge Nurse - ICU

Facility Providence Medical Center
Location
US-KS-Kansas City
ID
2024-162217
Category
RN
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Nights
Job Type
Non-Exempt

Overview

PMC Full Front

 

 

**This position is eligible for a Sign On Bonus up to $20,000!

 

 

Being committed to excellence and award-winning patient care, Providence Medical Center offer a wide array of diagnostic and Medical. This Faith-based hospital provides an extensive Services from emergency services, general surgery, heart and vascular care, The Spine Center, The Joint Center, and Maternity Services.

 

Providence Medical Center, a Healthgrades “America’s Top 250 hospital” is accredited by the Joint Commission and a member of Prime Healthcare. Founded in 1920, Providence is community hospital has a rich history of caring for patients in the Western Kansas City area.

 

As an employee you will be given the opportunity not only to give our patient’s exceptional care but, the ability to grow within an organization that strives to give back to the community in which they serve.

 

We are committed to providing Outstanding Benefits to our employees see just some of the benefits we offer:

  • Outstanding Medical Benefits
  • Competitive Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Ongoing Education
  • Paid Time Off
  • Life Insurance
  • and so much more….

Come Join a Team of dedicated Healthcare Workers!!!

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other protected characteristics.  If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  Know Your Rights: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/EEOC_KnowYourRights_screen_reader_10_20.pdf

Responsibilities

The ICU Charge Nurse is responsible and accountable to the Department Director for the quality of nursing staff and the delivery of patientcare during his/her shift and assists the Director in the daily operation of the respective unit(s)/department. He/she provides directcommunication with the Director and/or House Supervisor of unanticipated patient care events and/or risk management activities withinpatient care unit(s); Utilizes nursing personnel effectively, assisting with required scheduling, staffing and assignments; Provides direction,supervision and evaluation of staff and/or staff education as necessary; Assists with performance evaluations, progressive discipline of staffand other related HR activities as needed; Assesses supplies and equipment availability, ensures their proper use and functionality andassists in the daily maintenance of par levels; Collaborates with other department managers/supervisors to ensure smooth coordination ofservices to patients; enhanced patient flow within the facility and efficient admission/discharge/transfer processes; Assesses patient caredelivery and quality of care/documentation on a consistent basis; directs staff members to make immediate changes in the plan of care, asappropriate to ensure patient safety and adherence to regulatory guidelines, hospital policies, procedures, protocols and/or clinicalpathways and notifies Department Director, House Supervisor and/or Medical Staff as appropriate utilizing the chain of command. Interviews patients/families on admission and during rounds to enhance positive patient experiences, provide comprehensive orientation to the patient care unit and increase patient/family awareness on how to access services and/or the charge nurse, if necessary. The Charge Nurse may perform direct patient care within scope of practice and clinical competency to ensure patient safety and patient/nurse ratios; he/she shall be temporarily relieved of Charge Nurse duties during such times by Director/designee and shall document details of same on patient care assignment record.

Qualifications

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING

 

1. Current and valid state RN License.
2. Current BLS upon hire and maintain current.
3. Current ACLS 30 days upon hire and maintain current.
4. Previous supervisory experience, one to two years, in acute care hospital, ICU setting, preferred.
5. Minimum of one year staff nurse in an acute care hospital setting; Critical Care setting preferred.
6. CCRN (AACN) within 2 years of hire, preferred.
7. Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN), preferred.

 

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