RN Charge - Emergency Services - Full time nights $10,000 sign on bonus in Hickory, NC at Frye Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 11/15/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Frye Regional Medical Center

As a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, our community hospital is being supported with more resources than ever before. Duke LifePoint combines Duke University Health System's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence, quality and patient safety with LifePoint Health's financial resources and extensive operational experience - making our hospital even stronger.
Duke LifePoint Healthcare's pledge to our hospital and the communities we serve is quality, expertise and commitment.
Quality is the cornerstone of Duke LifePoint, and it is the central focus of everything the organization and our hospital strive to achieve.
Duke LifePoint pledges to bring a wealth of expertise and resources to strengthen the already excellent care our hospital delivers.
And, Duke LifePoint's commitment is to work collaboratively with our hospital to make our community healthier by strengthening local healthcare delivery for the future. 
For more information about Duke LifePoint, visit http://www.dukelifepointhealthcare.com/.

Job Description for Registered Nurse - Charge:

  1. Reinforces and disseminates information, policy decisions and plans as discussed by AD and accepts responsibility to take appropriate disciplinary steps when problems arise in absence of the AD
  2. Demonstrates sound clinical judgment and skill in specialty areas
  3. Ensures supplies and equipment needs for the unit are met.
  4. Interviews applicants and makes recommendations for hire.
  5. Completes evaluations for assigned employees
  6. Provides appropriate nursing interventions in stable and emergent situations.
  7. Exhibits flexibility in meeting departmental needs, supports staff and triage nurses in their roles.
  8. Assesses patient status and develops, implements and evaluates the plan of care based on the patients assessed needs.
  9. Considers factors and implements actions to ensure safety, effectiveness and cost containment in planning and delivering care to patients, families and visitors.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education:

Associate’s degree required.

Required Skills:

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.


Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).


Current RN license to practice in NC.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran