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Registered Nurse Charge Weekends

Company: St. David's Georgetown Hospital
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Description
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 service)
Identity Theft Protection discounts
Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
Adoption Assistance
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 shift.
-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 hospital.
-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 appropriate.
-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 availability.
-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 services provided.
-Actively participates in appropriate Department and Hospital committees.
-Maintains own professional growth through appropriate organizations, workshops, seminars, leadership development and other educational endeavors.
-Maintains awareness of current developments and trends in nursing practice.
-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 year.
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.

Keywords: St. David's Georgetown Hospital, Georgetown , Registered Nurse Charge Weekends, Healthcare , Georgetown, Texas

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