RN Charge Medical Surgical Cardiac
Company: St. Joseph Medical Center
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Current Incentives for qualifying external Nurses with a 2 year
commitmentUp to a $10,000 Sign on Bonus (prorated by FTE- min 0.6
FTE required); Lump sum payment within 30 days of start)Up to
$25,000 in Education Loan Forgiveness for qualifying loansUp to a
$20,000 RN Residency Completion Bonus for qualifying RN
ResidentsRelocation Assistance for experienced RNs
CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the
future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That
means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to
home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly
specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs
with convenient access to the region's most prestigious experts and
innovative treatments and technologies.
As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following
benefits:Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow
within the company
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)
Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
Care@Work premium account for additional support with children,
pets, dependent adults, and household needs
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and
Job Summary:2 South-Charge Nurse serves as a leader and clinical
resource to staff under the direction of nursing leadership.
Collaborates with the primary RN or team leader to ensure the
planning and delivery of quality patient care in partnership with
physician, interdisciplinary team and patient/family. Acts as a
role model, demonstrating technical/clinical competence consistent
with the needs of staff and the patient population served. Assists
staff with problem solving and decision making.
Oversees clinical operations to include: coordination of
assignments, delegation of tasks, provision of clinical care,
patient placement, unit and patient flow.
Aligns staffing with productivity-based Staffing Matrix to include
requesting resources based on patient need and flexing staff based
on census and workload fluctuations.
Prepares assignments considering patient acuity and staff skill
mix/competency; ensures timely posting of Staffing Plan; assigns
and/or ensures staff are provided with rest and meal breaks.
Monitors and oversees Sitter usage in assigned area.
Serves as the first point of contact in the department chain of
command during the shift for staff's clinical needs, investigation
of complaints, service recovery and completion of incident reports;
ensures management is apprised of concerns and incidents.
Coordinates care, collaborating and communicating effectively with
the inter-disciplinary team.
Maintains and applies knowledge of quality and SafetyFirst-related
initiatives and requirements.
Serves as mentor to develop and coach orientees and experienced
staff; demonstrates skill in conflict management.
Contributes to the development and evaluation of staff competency;
provides objective feedback to assist with staff performance
throughout the review cycle.
Assists with monitoring of regulatory and auditing
Two years of experience in the clinical specialty within the last
three years preferred.
Prefer previous charge nurse experience.
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington
State Board of Nursing.
Current American Heart Association Healthcare BLS
Specialty certification preferred.
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