The Charge Nurse is a registered nurse who directs and supervises the overall operation of the nursing unit on a designated shift. The Charge Nurse is also responsible for supervision and delivery of quality patient care on a designated shift.
The RN Clinical Nurse is a proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of licensed and unlicensed care givers who ensure that patients, families and significant others receive individualized high quality, safe patient care.
The Charge Nurse is a registered nurse who directs and supervises the overall operation of the nursing unit on a designated shift. The Charge Nurse is responsible for supervision and delivery of quality patient care on a designated shift. Assists the Director with staff evaluation, staff counseling and staff development.
The charge nurse must have extensive knowledge of nursing theory and practice acquired through graduation from an accredited school of nursing. The charge nurse must be competent in communication and relationship management, have a comprehensive knowledge of the healthcare environment, possess innovative leadership and business skills and display professionalism.
The charge nurse is proficient in providing patient care consistent with evidenced-base practice, functions in a manner that is consistent with the organizations mission goals and objectives, and demonstrates leadership, customer service, and professional behavior in all interactions.
Plans, coordinates and directs the daily operations of a specific shift on a clinical unit. Supervises staff and facilitates communication with physicians and internal administrators to provide optimal patient and family-centered care.