Charge RN

ADN Healthcare

NOW HIRING! Charge RN. in Seattle, WA

Job Type: Direct

Looking for a Charge Registered Nurse (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Pre and Post Surgery Center/ PPACU II.
 
The Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional, comprehensive nursing care for patients in an acute care environment. Responsible for the workflow of the unit under the direction of the unit management team. Determines unit priorities for assigned timeframe with regard to patient care, patient flow (bed control), staffing and distribution of resources.
 
In this position you will:
  • Coordinate patient care activities on the nursing unit, provide immediate clinical oversight of staff members, and ensure that all daily departmental activities are completed, including on–going monitoring activities
  • Effectively advocate for ethical and holistic care by partnering in care planning to promote the autonomy, dignity, rights, values and beliefs of those we serve
  • Serve as role model for staff and assists staff in following established, best practice standards. Foster a learning environment for patient/families, nursing, and other members of the healthcare team including students; facilitate formal and informal learning for patient/families, nursing, other members of the healthcare team, and community
  • Actively participate in performance improvement activities within the unit and with other departments.  Investigate family and patient complaints and facilitates service recovery. Assure completion of required reporting involving patients and/or staff and is involved in follow-up as appropriate
  • Model ongoing professional development; practices to the top of license within the legal parameters of the Nurse Practice Act, the Nursing Social Policy Statement, the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses, and specialty standards
Qualifications
  • Experienced with the care of Surgical patients
  • One (1) year experience with like population of hiring unit and demonstrated leadership accomplishments
  • Nursing degree/diploma upon hire
    • All Registered Nurses (RN) without a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN) must obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or higher within 6 years of hire
    • A RN with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN
  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN)
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
  • Bachelors of Nursing degree (BSN)
  • National certification in area of specialty
  • Previous charge nurse experience, to include leading teams