Charge Registered Nurse - Day Surgery - Full Time Days
Location:
Las Vegas , Nevada
Posted:
October 22, 2017
Reference:
INT-01541-14735
Serving the community for nearly 60 years, Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center provides the most comprehensive, quality healthcare in Southern Nevada. As Las Vegas' largest acute care facility, Sunrise provides sophisticated inpatient and outpatient services to the community. Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center has been selected the Consumer Choice Award recipient for 15 consecutive years and had earned the American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award. We are also ranked Nursing Professionals Top 100 Hospitals to work for!

Charge Registered Nurse Critical Care - Day Surgery - Full Time Days

The Day Surgery RN Charge Critical Care Nurse supervises nursing service activities in assigned nursing unit for the duration of the assigned shift or in the absence of nursing management. The task and responsibilities of this position include: .

  • Participates actively in the planning and distribution of patient assignments.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of care and addresses any issues that affect the desired patient outcomes.
  • Supports nursing staff in communication with physicians to include accepting doctors' orders and communicating patient condition.
  • Facilitates the process of reporting patient status to the following shift of nursing personnel.
  • Manages the nursing care of assigned patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
  • Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.
  • Provides respiratory and ventilator management and monitoring for patients.
  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
  • Instructs and educates patients and families.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Qualifications:
Required Job Qualifications include:

- Graduate from an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred.
- Current NV RN license.
- Current BLS and ACLS.
- Current education in area of practice required.
- Current education in Management/Leadership preferred.
- Minimum 5 (five) years of current or recent OR experience required.
- Minimum 2 (two) years experience as a Charge RN preferred.
- Must pass the National League of Nursing medication test with a score of 80%/higher.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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