Charge Registered Nurse - Observation-FT/Nights in Huntington Park, CA at Pipeline Health

Date Posted: 8/9/2022

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Job Description

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Job Summary:

A Registered Nurse with responsibility for clinical and management of nursing services in area of responsibility. Responsible and accountable for coordinating and supervising the nursing care provided to patients on assigned nursing unit. Participates in establishment and implementation of Hospital and Nursing objectives and policies and procedures along with unit identified Performance Improvement Projects. Assists Nursing Director with appropriate unit initiatives including clinical rounds, orientation of new hires, evaluation of annual staff performance, physician collaboration, educational needs of staff, participates in appropriate meetings and or committees. Reports to Nursing Director

Essential Job Duties:

 Serves as a member of the multidisciplinary team in planning patient care through Clinical rounding with staff, management and MD’s to ensure patient safety and satisfaction

 Organizes, prioritizes and delegates work flow of the unit

 Assisting staff with assimilating evidenced based knowledge into decisions for the provision of patient care and in evaluating practice and creating strategies for further improvement

 Manage Crisis in the unit by coordinating the plan, implementation, evaluation of solution to conflicts

 Participates in the interview process for new hires and assists with the orientation process.

 Participates in the staff evaluation process by giving feedback regarding staff performance.

 Assists management in ensuring compliance with organizational policies, standards, regulations and professional standards of care. Participates in organization Performance Improvement

 Serves as a role model for the Mission, Vision and Values of the organization and fulfills other job duties as requested within Scope of Practice

 Maintains current competencies as well as updated knowledge in specific area of practice

Behavioral Standards:

 Exhibits customer and service oriented behaviors in every day work interactions.

 Demonstrates a courteous and respectful attitude to internal workforce and external customers.

Communication/Knowledge:

 Provides accurate and timely written and verbal communication of clinical information in a manner that is understood by all involved in the delivery of patient care.

 Able to listen, understand, problem-solve,and carry-out duties to ensure the optimal patient care outcomes.

 Able to use IT systems in an accurate and proficient manner.

Collaboration/Teamwork:

 Contributes toward effective, positive working relationships with internal and external colleagues.

 Demonstrates cooperation, flexibility, reliability, and dependability in all daily work activities and a willingness to collaborate with others for the good of the customer and the organization.

Education/Experience:

 Bachelors degree in nursing preferred

 At least 2 years recent experience in clinical setting applying for

Licensure/Certifications:

 Registered Nurse in good standing with California Board of Nursing

 Current BLS for Health Care Provider card

 Current area specific certification required (i.e. NALS, PALS, ACLS, NRP, AB 508)

ADA CONSIDERATION: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Such accommodations must be requested by the employee/applicant in order to be considered.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Must be able to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical information, and to be easily understood through verbal communication in the English language. Must be able to prepare documentation in a manner that conforms to prescribed style and format, and to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Bilingual skills (Spanish) preferred.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, and distance. Ability to perform upper level mathematical operations, including algebra and geometry, frequent distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory and factor analysis.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is regularly required to lift, push and/or pull weights in excess of 10 pounds. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds, with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.