Charge Nurse (RN)-Rehab, FT Days

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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 12/4/2016

HCA Healthcare El Paso, TX

Company
HCA Healthcare
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
01512-16523
AJE Ref #
576162583
Location
El Paso, TX
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Associates Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job Code: 01512-16523

Full-time

Days (rotating weekends)

DEL SOL MEDICAL CENTER is a Level II Trauma, 347 bed acute care TJC accredited hospital. Within our hospital campus, we also house an Inpatient, CARF accredited Rehabilitation Hospital. We are located on the Eastside of El Paso, Texas right off of Interstate 10. We provide exceptional patient care services to the El Paso and Fort Bliss communities, as well as Southern New Mexico and West Texas Regions.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The purpose of the Charge Nurse position is to assist the Nurse Director in providing nursing leadership to the nursing unit. Provides feedback to the Nurse Director regarding patient care, budgetary, and strategic planning opportunities for improvement.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Clinical Role Model - Demonstrates an advanced level of clinical skills, rehabilitation nursing skills, and the ability to support others to achieve the delivery of quality care.

2. Leadership - Demonstrates interpersonal skills and competency in leadership, supervision and management of staff.

3. Administrative - Demonstrates excellent skills in planning, organizing and managing personnel resources in a cost effective and productive manner for the operational area of the nursing unit.

4. Customer Service - Demonstrates awareness of his/her unique position and method of dealing with customers. Continuously strives to exceed customer's needs.

5. Successfully passes an annual Functional Independence Measure credentialing examination with a score above 80%.

6. Other duties as assigned.



EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: (list required and preferred separately)

REQUIRED

Minimum College: Associate Degree, Diploma in Nursing, or BSN.



LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: (list required and preferred separately)

REQUIRED

Current RN licensure in Texas or compact state

BCLS certification

CRRN within 2 years of employment

CRRN within 2 years of employment on the unit



EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED: (list required and preferred separately)

PREFERRED

Attainment of CRRN or within two years working on the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit the nurse will take and pass the Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse examination.



SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:

PREFERRED

Reads and writes Basic English with the basic skills necessary to transfer physician's orders.

Knowledge of body substance isolation.

Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs.

Uses the FIM instrument to assess patient functional level of independence throughout the rehabilitation program.

Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred.





Last Edited: 09/12/2016