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Clinical Lead RN - Step Down - Mercy St. Charles - Full Time - Days

Mercy Health
Toledo, OH 43604
  • Job Code
    R023382

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The Charge Nurse is a professional position. Coordinates staff and resources to ensure proper utilization to facilitate patient flow to appropriate level of care and/or care setting. Coordinates; implements and evaluates patient care to promote safe, efficient, cost-effective and therapeutic nursing care. Assists in the provision of care to patients of all age groups.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Education:

Graduate of an accredited college/university or institution. Bachelors degree in nursing or health related field preferred.

Experience:

Two years current hospital experience.

Knowledge and Abilities:

Demonstrates good leadership and communication skills, flexibility and creativity. Demonstrates knowledge and skill in nursing theory and practice of nursing process. Nurses assigned to a specialty unit will be required to meet criteria established for that unit. Maintains and develops knowledge and personal growth by attending workshops/in-services as requested.

Registration, Certification or Licensure Requirement:

A. Current Ohio Licensure; Basic Life Support.

B. Certification: Required to achieve specialty certification within 3-5 years.

WORKING CONDITIONS

1. Works in a normal patient care environment where there is exposure to communicable diseases, noxious odors, and Biohazard substances.

2. Exposure to biohazardous waste requires strict adherence to universal precautions.

3. Prolonged, extensive or considerable standing/walking.

4. Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients.

5. Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and crouching.

6. May be exposed to physically verbally aggressive patients.

LEADERSHIP RESPONSBILITY:

The Charge Nurse is a licensed professional nurse responsible for organizing the delivery of patient care teaching through the nursing process of assessment planning, implementation and evaluation. The charge nurse also directs and guides activities of other nursing personnel while maintaining standards of professional nursing, and the established policies and procedures of the hospital. The charge nurse serves in a leadership role and assists in staff evaluations, QI projects and special projects as assigned.

Assists with unit organization and management within established polices, procedures, standards of care, budgetary parameters and long range objectives.

MercyHealth is an equal opportunity employer.

Well also reward your hard work with:

  • Great health, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • And a lot more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

36

Work Shift:

Days (United States of America)

Department:

Progressive Care

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If youd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, which is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com.

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Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-11-29
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