Charge Nurse - Medical ICU
Company: WellStar Health System
Posted on: September 24, 2022
How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and
ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion,
pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission
is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of
every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining
example of what's possible when the brightest professionals
dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare
industry, and in people's lives.
The - Charge Nurse (RN) -is responsible for directing and
overseeing the daily activities of the unit on an assigned shift to
assure successful safe delivery of care. The Charge Nurse is a
caregiver and often takes modified patient care assignment. They
practice in a clinical environment that is administered by Nurse
Managers and other leaders and is supported through the WellStar
Shared Governance Model. The framework for practice is steered by
the WellStar Professional Nursing Practice Model and evidence based
practice and research. RN competencies are derived from these
models and supported by the WellStar Core Competencies.
The RN Clinical Charge 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. Expectations of
practice include: accountability; responsibility and authority for
the practice of nursing; effective teamwork; delegation;
communication; respect; personal development; and development of
The role contributes to the establishment and maintenance of
practices that ensure excellence in patient care, provides for the
efficient use of resources, and undertakes leadership task such as
staff schedules, unit patient flow, subject matter expertise for
clinical concerns, physician rounding, committee involvement,
survey readiness, and other task as assigned by the manager, which
are basic to the department's ability to function in a smooth and
Required Minimum Education
Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing as and
Associate Degree/Diploma Nurse; Baccalaureate degree in nursing
(BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred.
Required Minimum Licensure/Certification
Current/active license as a registered nurse in the State of
Must have a current BLS card from the American Heart Association on
the first day of employment in position. National certification in
area of specialty preferred. (Dependent on area of Service may
require additional certification such as ACLS, PALS.)
Required Minimum Experience
One year of nursing experience required, two years preferred.
Experience as relief charge with clinical expertise preferred.
Required Minimum Skills
Ability to read, write and speak English language, optimize the use
of technology to support clinical care and holds basic computer
Strong interpersonal skills, critical thinking and decision-making
Works well with others in a collaborative, team-focused, patient
Communicates effectively both orally and in written form with all
levels of internal and external resources.
Analytical skills necessary to solve technical, clinical and
managerial challenges. Ability to communicate verbally and in
Sufficient clinical and leadership experience to ensure competence
and credibility to lead others.
We'd like to invite you on a career journey like no other! In
return for your contributions, we'll help you make the most of all
life's moments - on and off the job. Wellstar Total Rewards is
designed to provide for your total well-being, including: -Your
Wellness, -Your Pay, -Your Future, -Your Joy. - We think it's
pretty simple - we care for our team members and our team members
care for the community.
Make a difference in patients' lives--- and your own! Here, it's
more than healthcare - it's CareerCare!
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