HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Charge Nurse(RN)- Intensive Care Unit (FT Nights) in San Antonio, Texas
Opening in March 2009, Methodist Stone Oak Hospital continues to grow and build on our reputation as a hospital where high-tech and high-touch come together. Ours is a beautiful, streamlined, energy-efficient, patient-focused health care facility equipped with the most modern technology available and staffed by people who genuinely care for the well-being of others. It’s our promise to you as part of Methodist Healthcare’s half-century mission of Serving Humanity to Honor God by providing exceptional and cost-effective health care accessible to all. The hospital’s services include emergency care, general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, oncology, neurosurgery and orthopedics. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission in stroke care and is designated as an accredited Chest Pain Center. The hospital also received special recognition for Heart Care in 2013 by receiving the Women’s Choice Award. Methodist Stone Oak Hospital received recognition in 2012 and 2013 as a Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®. The hospital belongs to the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery and has become a leader in robotic surgeries with a highly experienced team of surgeons offering this minimally invasive option to patients.
The Registered Charge Nurse* *has advanced leadership skills and is responsible for the coordination of unit operations during a particular shift. In this leadership role, the RN Charge Nurse promotes collaboration among all members of the team. The Charge Nurse role models and promotes Methodist Excellence (ME) standards of behavior while providing optimal patient care. Makes appropriate patient care assignments and is accountable for the quality of nursing care services delivered by self or others under their direction; in accordance with the Texas Nurse Practice Act, hospital policies, and the Texas Board of Nursing rules for delegated nursing tasks (Chapter 224).
Essential Job Functions: 1. Coordinates, directs, assesses, modifies, and formulates an appropriate staff assignment plan. 2. Serves as the primary decision maker for clinical operations during a given shift and modifies staff assignment/mix according to the changes in patient acuity and/or volume. 3. Role models professional standards of behavior of the nursing practice as evidenced by the nurse practice act. 4. Serves as primary resource for the unit, to other nursing personnel, physicians, and other members of the team. Ensures evidence–based care measures are followed and demonstrates effective clinical leadership skills. 5. Demonstrates successful conflict resolution skills. 6. Consistently demonstrates ME standards of behavior and holds staff accountable for the same.
Additional Job Functions: 1. Supports the mission and vision of the Methodist Healthcare System. 2. Must learn and comply with System and facility safety policies and rules 3. Adheres to the MHS Code of Conduct and demonstrates ethical behavior as expected by our patients, colleagues and the community. 4. Serves as a mentor/preceptor for the unit and actively participates in unit based meetings. 5. Participates in interviewing and recruiting new personnel. 6. Cross trains for other functions or positions to ensure satisfactory operation of the department or to permit flexible staffing assignments. 7. Facilitates the promotion of teamwork. 8. Assists in monitoring productivity, and identifies areas for improvement. 9. Completes other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: * Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (required) o Acceptable degrees from an accredited school include: Diploma Program in Nursing, an Associate Degree in Nursing, or a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. o Verification of high school/GED is required for those who completed Diploma Program in Nursing o Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (preferred)
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: * RN License to practice as a professional registered nurse in the state of Texas. (required) * Certification in area of specialty (preferred)
EXPERIENCE: * Two years clinical experience in the specialty area they are applying (Exceptions must have senior nursing administrative approval)
Title: Charge Nurse(RN)- Intensive Care Unit (FT Nights)
Location: Texas-San Antonio-Methodist Stone Oak Hospital
Requisition ID: 03132-68332