JOB SUMMARY (Primary purpose of the position.)
Under the general supervision of the unit's Director or designee the Charge Nurse assumes responsibility for direction and coordination of all functions in the unit on his/her designated shifts. In collaboration with other members of the management team, this individual is responsible for the ongoing assessment of the quality of patient care services provided in unit.
The Charge Nurse:
A. Assumes responsibility for direction and coordination of all functions of the designated unit during their shift
B. Functions as a resource person for staff members.
C. Assumes responsibility for the overall quality of nursing care provided when s/he is on duty.
D. Makes decisions regarding activities within these areas based on Administrative Operational Standards, Nursing Standards, Human Resource Standards, and Standards of Care for the unit, in collaboration with other members of the management team.
Experience required ( Minimum amount of specifically related experience which is required to perform the role at this level.
Note in Other additional specific exp.)
Less than 1 year
1 - 3 years: Clinical Staff Nurse
3 - 7 years
More than 7 years
Other required experience :
Other preferred experience :
EDUCATION REQUIRED (Minimum formal academic training which typically provides the knowledge and skills necessary for successful job performance. Note in Other if experience may be substituted.)
High School Graduate/Equivalent
Associate's Degree-Major: Nursing
Bachelor's Degree-Major: ________________
Master's Degree-Major: ___________________
Other Degree-Major: ______________________
Alternate Entry MSN Program
Other as Noted:
If not required, education preferred:
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