Charge Nurse - RRAL ER in Gadsden, AL at Riverview Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 9/4/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    600 South 3rd Street
    Gadsden, AL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    9/4/2020

Job Description

Overview Riverview Regional Medical Center is a 280-bed acute care hospital providing a wide range of primary and specialized care. Recognized for its advanced technology, innovative treatments, collaboration with Alabama’s leading health care professionals and a highly compassionate patient care team; Riverview Regional offers patients the best of both worlds--a warm, caring environment, close to home while providing the wide range of services and expertise typically found in much larger facilities. Our consistently high patient satisfaction scores, accreditation and commendations by the nation’s most prestigious healthcare accrediting agencies illustrate our commitment to quality healthcare with a human touch.

Responsibilities As our new Charge Nurse in the Emergency Department you will directly supervise and communicate with all departmental staff, and, ensure the department functions efficiently.  You will assist the Department Leadership in the daily operation of the unit, directing, supervising and evaluating personnel, ensuring the proper use of time, equipment and staff.  You will only perform direct patient care, as needed, within the scope of practice.  As you would suspect, you will continually assess care and direct staff to make immediate changes in the plan of care. At Riverview Regional Medical Center, you will be part of a close, very collaborative and supportive Nursing Team. As if all the above wasn't enough, we offer a competitive compensation package and great benefits.  

Education and Work Experience

1. Current and valid state RN License

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

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

4. Current PALS (AHA) certificate and/or ENPC required 30 days upon hire and maintain current.

5. Previous supervisory experience, preferred.

6. Minimum of one year as a staff nurse in an acute care hospital setting, E.D. setting preferred.

7. Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) certificate within 12 months of hire and Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) within 2 years of hire, preferred.

8. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred.

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

Facility Specific Requirements (facility may require items listed below):

1. In Paramedic Base Station ED, MICN, within 12 months of hire.

2. EDAP Certified Facilities: Completion of emergency pediatric course 1 & 2 within 30 days of hire.

3. Minimum of 4 hours of CEU in Pediatric Training Classes per year ENPC preferred.

4. Non OB facilities: NRP (AHA) certificate within 30 days upon hire and maintain current.

5. Non OB facilities: Advanced or AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Monitoring certificate within 30 days upon hire.

 

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: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

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