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Charge Nurse Neuro

Company: Catholic Health Initiative
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care andexceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Healthcame together as natural partners to build a new health system centeredaround the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our expansivecombined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sitesof care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers.Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the healthand well-being of our communities.

CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future ofpatient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlesslyconnected system offering quality care close to home. From basic healthneeds to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count onus to meet their needs with convenient access to the region's most prestigiousexperts and innovative treatments and technologies.

What We Have To Offer To You:

Highly collegial teamOpportunity to work with highly skilled teamFaith-based culture with commitment to our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence where we value positive team playersEvery other weekend or every third weekend options12 hour shiftsFinancial support for specialty certificationsTuition assistance for advanced degreesOpportunities for career growth within the growing and highly successful CHI Franciscan Health systemCompetitive wages, incentives and a generous employee benefits program

Responsibilities

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.

Essential Duties: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 requirements.

Qualifications

Job Requirements: 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 Certification.Specialty certification preferred.

Keywords: Catholic Health Initiative, Tacoma , Charge Nurse Neuro, Other , Tacoma, Washington

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