Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the general direction of the Clinical Director, the Charge Nurse is responsible for supervising a designated nursing unit or units. The Charge Nurse will:

  • Recommends action(s) that include such areas as employment status, daily duties and/or schedules, periodic performance reviews, discipline performance improvement and separation of assigned staff.
  • Functions as a resource person for staff members and assists in necessary education of individual members of nursing staff with a focus on promoting clinical compe-tence in the provision of nursing.
  • Assumes responsibility for the quality of nursing care provided by the staff assigned to the unit, including the implementation of programs to improve this quality, such as core measures, clinical pathways, infection control, critical care daily benchmarks (HAPU, VAP, CLABSI).
  • Ensures adherence to standards in Emergency Services based on Hospital Administrative Standards, Human Resource Standards, Department of Nursing Standards, and unit standards with collaboration with the Clinical Director in unusual situations.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current Licensure in Texas as a Registered Nurse
  • Minimum of 3 years clinical practice experience with emphasis on leadership and management
  • Current verification of competency in CPR.
  • BSN preferred

Steward Health Care complies with applicable Federal and State civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship, alienage, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability. Steward Health Care does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, citizenship, alienage, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability.

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