Slidell Memorial Hospital Charge Nurse ER in Slidell, Louisiana
Charge Nurse ER
- The Charge Nurse possesses the experience, knowledge, abilities, and willingness to act as a clinical resource person as well as providing operations, coordination and professional leadership. The Charge Nurse must demonstrate leadership in the clinical arena and be willing and able to hold department staff accountable for quality, customer relations, risk reduction, and process improvement initiatives on a 24-hour basis. The Charge Nurse acts as the department leader in the Director's absence. Coordinates patient care assignments based on patient need and staff competency levels. Organizes patient flow, anticipates ongoing needs and remains prepared to accept and coordinate care of all patients who present to the ED. Demonstrates ability to make patient assignments based on competency, adjust assignments based on need. Has clear understanding of payroll, budget, FTE management, skill mix and scope of practice. Must demonstrate strong clinical skills necessary to support the Emergency Department Staff and Physicians in the care of patients of all ages and classifications. At least 3 years clinical experience in the Emergency Department setting. Currently licensed in the State of Louisiana, BLS, ACLS, PALS and/or ENPC, TNCC.