Registered Nurse Charge Weekends
Company: St. David's Georgetown Hospital
Posted on: January 10, 2022
Do you have the career opportunities as a Medical Surgical Charge
Registered Nurse (RN) you want in your current role? We have an
exciting opportunity for you to join St. David's Georgetown
Hospital, a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider
of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.
At St. David's Georgetown Hospital we want to ensure your needs are
met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and
vision plans along with some unique benefits including:
Student Loan Repayment
Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
Paid Personal Leave
401k (100% annual match - 3%-9% of pay based on years of
Identity Theft Protection discounts
Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our
patients' lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference.
We are looking for a dedicated Medical Surgical Charge Registered
Nurse (RN) like you to be a part of our team.
Under the general supervision of the unit's Director or designee
the Charge Nurse assumes responsibility for direction and
coordination of all functions in the unit on his/her designated
shifts. In collaboration with other members of the management team,
this individual is responsible for the ongoing assessment of the
quality of patient care services provided in unit.
The Charge Nurse:
-Assumes responsibility for direction and coordination of all
functions of the designated unit during their shift
-Functions as a resource person for staff members.
-Assumes responsibility for the overall quality of nursing care
provided when she/he is on duty.
-Makes decisions regarding activities within these areas based on
Administrative Operational Standards, Nursing Standards, Human
Resource Standards, and Standards of Care for the unit, in
collaboration with other members of the management team.
-Ensures that Departmental mission and objectives are maintained
for the unit with interpretation of these objectives to staff as
necessary. Coordinates Departmental activities with responsibility
for the assessment of the quality and efficiency of these
activities. Assesses complexity of patient care and Department
service needs to coordinate assignment of nursing staff to meet all
required services on his/ her designated shift.
-Ensures implementation of operational standards which promote the
maintenance of patient rights
-Ensures all LVN staff's patients records reflect an admission
assessments & care plan performed by Registered Nurse.
-Demonstrates sound knowledge base in nursing practice and its
clinical application to the patient population served in the unit,
including the operation of equipment, and policy and procedures
used in the delivery of patient care during his/ her designated
-Maintains communication with other members of the management team
regarding potential/actual problems concerns, and with Medical
Staff issues. Assists with establishing and maintaining
communication channels with Medical Staff and departments in the
-Supervises personnel providing direct patient care, with
delegation of activities based on patient care needs and
competencies of available patient care staff.
-Provides direct and ongoing supervision of staff with regard to
conflict resolution and personnel policy compliance, including
input for performance evaluations.
-Serves as a resource for staff, assists with clinical procedures
as needed and facilitates student/preceptor assignments as
-Facilitates ongoing performance improvement activities which
correlate to the Hospital-wide Performance Improvement Program with
involvement of all levels of staff as appropriate.
-Makes assignments for the present or following shift to provide
for smooth transition and ensures appropriate assignments
throughout shift to cover changing patient needs and staff
-Self-assigns patients and functions as necessary based on patient
needs and available resources on unit.
-Communicates directly with the supervisor and/ or director on unit
and staff performance issues needing attention.
-Maintains effective utilization and maintenance of manpower,
equipment, and supplies.
-Participates in cost containment programs as applicable to
-Actively participates in appropriate Department and Hospital
-Maintains own professional growth through appropriate
organizations, workshops, seminars, leadership development and
other educational endeavors.
-Maintains awareness of current developments and trends in nursing
-Rounds on staff and patients as appropriate.
-Ensures repair and maintenance problems are reported promptly.
Ensures all quality checks are conducted within given time frame,
to include but not limited to refrigerator/freezer temperatures,
crash cart, blanket warmer checks and other unit specific quality
checks are completed as assigned.
St. David's Georgetown Hospital, which is part of St. David's
HealthCare, is a 114-bed facility offering a range of services,
including a 24-hour emergency department with a level IV trauma
center; Certified Primary Stroke Center; inpatient and outpatient
surgery; advanced pulmonary intervention; critical care
capabilities; acute inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation;
orthopedics and joint replacement; and maternity and newborn
services with mother-baby couplet care close to home for Georgetown
families. In 2019, St. David's Georgetown Hospital was named among
the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by IBM Watson Health (formerly known
as Truven) in conjunction with its parent campus, St. David's
Medical Center, which made the list for the tenth consecutive
HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical
Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an
estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care,
uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.
If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction
and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Medical
Surgical Charge (RN) Registered Nurse opening. We promptly review
all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for
interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our
company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion,
color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital
status, veteran status, or disability status.
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