HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Charge Nurse/ Critical Care Burn Unit - Nights/ $Up to $20K bonus for exp. RN in Englewood, Colorado

I. *Position Summary: *

The Charge Nurse provides leadership through the collaboration of the Director through planning, organizing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating the care provided for patients . The delivery of care is based on criteria that is age appropriate and is based on the physical, psychosocial, cultural, safety and learning needs of the individual patients. Responsibilities include fiscal, human resource, and operational functions. The Clinical Nurse Coordinator performs delegated duties consistent with the scope of practice and functions within the philosophy and overall plan of care at Swedish Medical Center. The Patient Care Supervisor displays positive support for the values and mission of Swedish Medical Center. * * *II. **Position Requirements* *A. **Licensure/Certification/Registration: * CurrentColoradoRegistered Nurse License. Current BLS and ACLS certifications PALS, TNCC, & ABLS certifications preferred.** *B. **Education: * Bachelor Science Nursing is preferred. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.** *C. **Experience: * Able to articulate and demonstrate knowledge of nursing theory and practice. *D. **Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: * Demonstrates the ability to have direct patient care and charge nurse responsibilities. Ability to recognize the needs and concerns of people and to maintain constructive relationships in all interactions. Adheres to all departmental safety initiatives. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written manners. Participates in counseling and guidance of personnel. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to assume leadership role with the health team in planning and delivery of patient care. 1. Demonstrated competence with patient care information systems including electronic charting systems. 2. Strong planning, analytical and written skills. 3. Basic understanding and ability to utilize the nursing process. 4. Ability to utilize database, spreadsheet, word processing to conduct analysis of unit statistical reports. 5. Ability to educate staff using adult learning principles. *III. **Degree of Supervision Required:* Minimal. Individual precedes on own initiative, in compliance with the philosophy, policies, procedures and practices of SMC and in frequent collaboration with the Director. *IV. **Orientation Period*: Based on experience and continuous assessment and progress by Director. Orientation includes formal nursing department orientation of 2-4 days during first 2 weeks of employment. *V. **Job Responsibilities & Job Knowledge:*

Meets the expectations and assumes accountability for all on-going job responsibilities. Balances unexpected tasks while performing on-going responsibilities

Title: Charge Nurse/ Critical Care Burn Unit - Nights/ $Up to $20K bonus for exp. RN

Location: Colorado-Englewood-Swedish Medical Center

Requisition ID: 03167-58879