Communicates effectively, both verbally and written, with members of the healthcare team and patients and their significant others. Actively participates in safety and quality initiatives on the unit. Supports continual survey readiness of the unit.
In this role, the selected candidate will
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.
The charge nurse is responsible for unit operational activities. Provides supervision of staff, clinical support, and assumes management responsibility for the unit in the absence of the nurse manager.