Coordinates and administers care to a unit specific patient population utilizing a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to ensure that each patient receives nursing care appropriate to his/her illness or condition. Provides clinical supervision to the clinical, professional, and auxiliary staff to ensure the continuous delivery of quality patient care. Works cooperatively with appropriate medical staff to ensure accomplishment of hospital and departmental goals. Manages departmental activities in accordance with hospital and departmental policy and ensures that care is delivered consistent with physician s orders and treatment protocols. Oversees the implementation of a plan of care appropriate to each patient s needs.
Education: Degree as a Registered Nurse from an accredited school of professional nursing. Experience: Two years of inpatient / acute care nursing experience preferred. One year of Charge Nurse experience preferred. Certification and Licensure: Current Texas RN license required. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS) required. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required within 6 months of employment required.