Charge Nurse - OR in Kansas City, MO at St. Joseph Medical Center

Date Posted: 8/5/2020

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Job Description

Overview St. Joseph Medical Center is a faith-based, 310-bed hospital providing a wide range of acute care and outpatient services. Key services include the St. Joseph Heart Institute, Senior Care Services, and the Joint and Spine Institute. St. Joseph is a member of Prime Healthcare Services, one the nation’s leading hospital systems. It is recognized by Truven Health Analytics as one of the “15 Top Health Systems” in the nation. We believe that continuous, quality of care and performance improvements are the foundation for preserving and enhancing healthcare delivery. 


****This position will offer a 10K Sign-On bonus for the month of January****

Responsibilities •** This is a No-Call Position ***


As our new Charge Nurse in the Operating Room you will directly supervise and communicate with all departmental staff and physicians to ensure the department functions efficiently.  You will assist the Director of Surgical Services in the daily operation of the unit by way of directing and ensuring the proper use of time, equipment and staff. As you would suspect, you will continually assess care and direct staff to make immediate changes in the plan of care. At St. Joseph Medical Center, you will be part of a close, very collaborative and supportive Team. As if all the above wasn't enough, we offer a competitive compensation package, great benefits and a very nice sign-on bonus.


1. Current and valid state RN License.

2. Current BLS (AHA) upon hire and maintain current.

3. Current ACLS (AHA) 30 days upon hire and maintain current.

4. Current PALS (AHA) upon hire and maintain current, preferred.

5. Previous supervisory experience, one to two years, in acute care hospital Surgical OR setting, preferred.

6. Minimum of 5 years experience in an acute care operating room preferred.

7. CNOR within 2 years, preferred.

8. Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN), preferred.

9. Competency in Sedation Monitoring within 30 days upon hire and maintain current.

10. Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) certificate within 6 months of hire and maintain current.


We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics.  If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  EEO is the Law: