Prime Healthcare

Charge Nurse - Custody Unit - RN

Facility Alvarado Hospital Medical Center
Location
US-CA-San Diego
ID
2022-99217
Category
RN
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Days
Job Type
Non-Exempt

Overview

Join an award-winning team of dedicated professionals committed to our core values of quality, compassion, and community! Alvarado Hospital, a member of Prime Healthcare, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference.

 

Alvarado Hospital is a 306-bed full-service acute care hospital centrally located in San Diego adjacent to San Diego State University. Ranked in the top 5% nationally for patient safety, the hospital has also been ranked among America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery™, Spine Surgery™ and Critical Care™. Alvarado Hospital offers more than 25 programs and services, including the Advanced Spine & Joint Institute, cardiac services, San Diego Rehabilitation Institute outpatient rehabilitation, sexual medicine, geriatric-psychiatric care, vascular services, and an Emergency Department that is accredited for geriatric care. To learn more, visit www.AlvaradoHospital.com.

Responsibilities

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.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  1. Current and valid state RN License.
  2. Current BLS (AHA) upon hire and maintain current
  3. Current ACLS (AHA) 30 days upon of 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

 

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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.  EEO is the Law:  https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

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