The Charge Nurse, in addition to meeting the RN standards, has the responsibility for the following: completes assignment of patient care to appropriate personnel; makes rounds on the unit to assess patient condition and needs following up with the team leader to discuss as needed actions; counsels staff; provides input regarding staff performance; participates in multi-disciplinary patient care conferences; and promotes and assures patient safety.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required. Minimum of 1 year experience as a staff nurse in area of specialty. Current State of Illinois registered Nurse license, current CPR certification and any other certification appropriate to specialty required.
11:00 PM – 7:00 AM