Charge Nurse (RN) GI Lab - FT days

Posted on Mar 10, 2019 by Centerpoint Medical Center

Independence, MO 64057
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Description

SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Centerpoint Medical Center - Independence, MO
Charge Nurse (RN) - Endoscopy/GI Lab - FT days
Centerpoint Medical Center - HCA Healthcare places a premium on superior nursing care because it differentiates us and drives our ability to deliver excellent patient outcomes. We are committed to being a desirable career destination by investing in our nurses and helping them develop professionally and individually. To support nurses as they care for and about patients, we consistently invest in technologies, capital improvements, infrastructure and clinical education. We also prioritize our focus on safety, quality and experience-the three things that matter most to our patients. If we continue to do all of these things, we will continue to make HCA Healthcare a place where nurses want to be and a place where our nurses can create healthier tomorrows for every patient we serve-and for each other as well.
Centerpoint Medical Center is an ANCC Pathway Excellence Designated hospital!
The Pathway to Excellence Program® recognizes health care organizations and long term care institutions for positive practice environments where nurses excel. Nurses trust that Pathway-designated organizations respect nursing contributions, support professional development and nurture optimal practice environments. Communities want satisfied nurses because they are better equipped to deliver higher quality care.
Centerpoint Medical Center features 285 private rooms, state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and some of the latest clinical services available to patients. Along with our high-tech services, we also remain focused on providing compassionate care and the best possible customer service for our patients. In addition, we offer numerous features for visitors, including sleeper chairs in patient rooms, comfortable waiting areas, wireless internet access throughout the facility, and more.
Centerpoint Medical Center features the following:
  • Level II Trauma Center (the only one in eastern Jackson County) with 24/7 Emergency Services
  • An accredited Chest Pain Center and a variety of Cardiovascular Services
  • Orthopedic Services including Total Joints and Sports Medicine
  • An accredited Cancer Program and a state-of-the-art Breast Center with a nurse navigator
  • Neuroscience Services for the treatment of brain and spine disorders as well as injuries
  • Women's Services, including a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to provide care for early or ill newborns and a labor and delivery unit
  • Outpatient Services, including a surgery center, advanced wound care center, sleep disorders center, imaging, rehab and more.
Responsibilities:
  • The role of the Charge Nurse is to oversee the daily operations of the department including maintaining optimal patient flow.
  • This will be done with the support and oversight of the Director and Clinical Manager.
  • The Charge Nurse will be responsible with scheduling of the staff, provide input regarding staffing pattern changes which may be needed.
  • Ensures that patient care is provided in accordance with hospital policies and procedures, applicable state Nursing Practice Acts, ANA Standard of Practice, and the department policies and procedures.
  • The Charge Nurse participates in the interviewing and hiring process, evaluation of employees, and staff disciplinary process within the department.
  • The Charge Nurse will also perform patient care as needed in times of high patient census or acuity.
  • The Charge Nurse, as with all Registered Nurses, provides therapeutic and administrative services necessary for the care of the patient, and in support of the mission of the hospital.

Qualifications

Qualifications:
  • Graduation from a school of nursing required. Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing preferred.
  • Current Missouri RN licensure required.
  • BCLS certification required.
  • ACLS required within 1 year of hire date.
  • CNOR preferred.
  • Good interpersonal skills required.
  • Must have at least 2-3 years of current RN GI Lab experience for this Charge Nurse role.

Reference: 666782175

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