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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Emergency Room Charge Nurse in Las Vegas, Nevada

·Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Emergency Room Department. Submit your application today!

Southern Hills Hospital provides the communities of southwest Las Vegas with emergency and pediatric emergency services with two ER locations, a behavioral health program, an accredited Chest Pain Center, a Certified Primary Stroke Center, a dedicated orthopedic and spine unit, OB-GYN, Level II NICU, diagnostic imaging, oncology and surgical services. Utilizing advanced digital technology and an accomplished medical staff, Southern Hills Hospital’s advanced care and superior service make for better outcomes and an exceptional patient experience. * 252-bed Community Hospital * 911 Employees * 1,400 Physicians Position: Emergency Room Charge Nurse Department: Emergency Shift: Full Time 12 hour Nights

POSITION SUMMARY (includes but is not limited to): The charge nurse is a registered professional nurse who participates as an active member of the Nursing Team on the assigned unit/department. The charge nurse assumes responsibility for coordinating safe, efficient, and therapeutically effective nursing care for patients on the assigned unit/department. Principle responsibilities include participating in strategic planning, service delivery, program development, evaluation and implementation, budget and resource management, cost control, contract compliance and quality improvement. In addition, the charge nurse supports patient safety initiatives and quality improvement activities.

The charge nurse may also work as a registered professional nurse in the capacity of house supervisor in addition to being a clinical nurse providing care for patients for an assigned time.

The charge nurse maintains current competency with nursing skills required for the assigned unit/department, and demonstrates knowledge regarding Standards of Care and Standards of Practice in the assigned area. He/She demonstrates knowledge of principles of growth & development over life span, and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of patient status, and to interpret the data appropriately to identify patient requirements specific to the patient’s age.

The charge nurse remains calm in crisis and emergency situations, and directs staff members effectively and appropriately. The charge nurse maintains professional and effective working relationships with all members of the Health Care Team.

The charge nurse demonstrates judgment, discretion, diplomacy and a working knowledge of Hospital and Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations, and Policies and Procedures.

The charge nurse is a role model for staff and other departments. The charge nurse demonstrates customer service excellence in relationships with patients, families, physicians and employees. * * The charge nurse assists in recruitment and selection of staff. The charge nurse assists and supports in orientation, evaluation and retention of staff. The charge nurse performs annual performance reviews and assists staff in completion of their goals and development plan.

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us.

Your benefits include: * 401k * PTO * Medical and Dental * Flex spending, life, disability * Employee Discount Program * Employee Stock Purchase * Tuition reimbursement We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

Utilizing advanced digital technology and an accomplished medical staff, Southern Hills Hospital provides the communities of southwest Las Vegas with emergency and pediatric emergency services, behavioral health inpatient and outpatient programs for ages 55 and older, an accredited Chest Pain Center, a Certified Primary Stroke Center, OB-GYN and diagnostic imaging and surgical services. Southern Hills Hospital’s advanced care and superior service make for better outcomes and an exceptional patient experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

QUALIFICATIONS:

*Education* Graduate of an accredited school of nursing or equivalent _ _ _Licensure_

Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Nevada _ _ _Experience_

Minimum of 2 years ER Experience (preferred) Competent in caring for both Adults and Pediatrics Previous experience as Relief Charge (preferred) _ _ _Certifications_ * BLS * ACLS * PALS * Basic Arrhythmia Recognition (BAR)

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Emergency Room Charge Nurse

Location: Nevada-Las Vegas-Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center

Requisition ID: 08967-6408

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