ICU Charge RN in Elko, NV at Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital

Date Posted: 7/27/2019

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Job Description

Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital

We are looking for a full time ICU Charge - Registered Nurse to work in our 7-bed ICU department.  Patients range from geriatric to neonatal.  Predominately 12-hours shifts, three days per week. Patient ratio is typically 1:3.

Primary responsibilities include providing direct and individualized nursing care to patients.  This position maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients and their families. Consistently monitors and records on patient records to ensure accurate, complete and timely documentation. Involves family and/or significant other in plan of care. Provides professional nursing care according to established policies and procedures.

In addition to departmental essential job functions, the Charge RN is also responsible to supervise and mentor nursing and support staff during assigned shift, and:

  • Determine staffing level and assignments based on staff availability, staff abilities, census, patient acuity and work/patient flow.

  • Provides direct patient care as needed.

  • Collaborates with staff to assist with identifying problems which are solution-oriented.

  • May be required to take patient assignments to meet staffing needs.

  • Facilitates a positive patient experience.

  • Evaluates the effectiveness of patient care and identifies any issues that affect desired patient outcomes. Responds to complaints about patient care and related services, and manages through established channels.

  • Ensures staff has necessary equipment and supplies to provide safe, quality patient care. Integrates evidence-based practices into operations and clinical protocols.

  • Create and foster an environment that encourages professional growth by providing real time, appropriate feedback. Identifies escalation to director or designee if unable to resolve timely or trending patterns noted.

  • Communicates effectively with various audiences using the most appropriate method for the situation using briefs, de-briefs, huddles, and rounding as the main source.

  • Contributes to fullest potential of achieve house wide goals and models those behaviors and supports team efforts 100%.

  • Facilitate and ensures compliance with regulatory requirements and quality standards through engagement and support of PI and other initiatives.

ABOUT US:  At Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital's 75-bed facility, you’re more than just an employee; you’re part of our family.  Community population approximately 35,000.  We are located at the base of the beautiful Ruby Mountains, elevation level 5,000.

BENEFITS OVERVIEW: Medical/Dental/Vision insurance, company paid basic life and AD&D insurance, Supplemental and Voluntary insurance options, 401K with employer match, Paid Time Off/Holidays, tuition reimbursement program, cell phone discounts, and Flexible Health Spending Account/Dependent Care Account options.

Job Requirements

Education: Graduateof a nursing program.

Experience:  1-3years of progressive nursing experience in an acute hospital preferred.

OtherRequirements: Must have current American Heart Association BLS, ACLS upon hire& PALS within 90 days of hire.

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


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