Charge Nurse is a management position responsible for organizing, planning, directing, coordinating, and providing high quality, individualized patient care pursuant to the position accountabilities set forth below.
Provide day to day guidance, support and direction to direct patient care staff, providing informal feedback on an ongoing basis and formal feedback input for the annual performance evaluation. Participate in the department staffing and the appropriate hiring, firing and disciplinary actions. Recommend disciplinary action to Clinical Manager and initiate as appropriate.
Registered Nurse (RN) who independently is responsible for directing and supervising the professional staff to ensure the delivery of high level of patient care, observing and ensuring the implementation of the nursing process by other nursing staff members, and supervising clinical and other non-professional staff.