Job - Charge Nurse

Loma Linda University Medical Center - Loma Linda, California

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Charge Nurse

Loma Linda University Medical Center - Loma Linda - CA Careers Responsibilities

Full Time NOC Bachelors Degree Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification CA RN license CPR/BLS
Summary: This position will support LLUMC’s strategic plan
and the organization’s mission to continue the teaching and healing ministry of
Jesus Christ, while embracing the core values of Compassion, Integrity, Excellence,
Teamwork, and Wholeness. The Charge Nurse provides clinical supervision of a
team of licensed and unlicensed staff during an assigned shift on a designated
unit. Functions in a patient-centered care model of practice and utilizes
discretion and independent judgment to ensure quality direct and indirect
age-specific patient care in a fast-paced environment. Promotes the empowerment
of the nursing profession and excels in implementing new knowledge, innovations
and improvements in practice to enhance the patient experience and clinical
outcomes. Facilitates a positive environment and provides hands-on guidance to
engage staff in adopting a care delivery model of accountability, empowerment,
and excellence in practice. Contributes to a work environment of caring and
cooperation among a culturally diverse workforce and patient population.
Performs other duties as needed.

Specifications: Basic knowledge of healthcare
regulations and survey process required. Demonstrates advanced competencies in
clinical nursing, leadership, supervision, management and communications skills
required. Exhibits professional behavior at all times. Ability to apply
theoretical concepts to clinical practice and continually expands knowledge
base and clinical skills with a focus in neighborhood of specialty. Able to
read and write legibly in English (and Spanish preferred) with professional
quality; use computer, printer, and software programs necessary to the
position, e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, electronic medical record,
electronic event reporting program; relate and communicate positively,
effectively, and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in
following and/or enforcing policies; work calmly and respond courteously when
under pressure; lead, supervise, teach, and collaborate; accept direction;
think critically; work independently with minimal supervision; perform basic
math and statistical functions; manage multiple assignments effectively;
organize and prioritize workload; work well under pressure; problem solve;
recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail; distinguish
colors and smells as necessary for patient care; hear sufficiently for general
conversation in person and on the telephone; identify and distinguish various
sounds associated with the work place/patient care; see adequately to read
computer screens, medical records, and written documents necessary to position;
discern temperature variances through touch. Bachelor
of Science Degree in Nursing required. If hired prior to January 1, 2018,
Bachelor’s Degree may be in progress, or, an Associate’s Degree in Nursing with
a Bachelor’s Degree in another field and a Master’s Degree in Nursing required.
If hired prior to January 1, 2018, Master’s Degree may be in progress. Minimum
three years nursing experience in area of specialty in a facility with an
equivalent patient acuity level required. Minimum one year of prior management
or supervisory experience preferred. Active
California Registered Nurse (RN) license required. Basic life Support (BLS)
certification and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification required.
Other certifications as outlined in the department Plan for Providing Care

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