SLH Charge Nurse
Company: Alameda Health System
Posted on: November 17, 2021
SUMMARY:--Under general supervision, the SLH Charge Nurse will act
as lead person for nursing or nursing support personnel and to be
responsible for the operation of an assigned area for each shift
and ensure optimal patient care; plans, implements, and evaluates
patient care. Performs related duties as required.
DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:-- NOTE: The following are the
duties performed by employees in this classification.-- However,
employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent
level.-- Not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each
individual in the classification.
1. Develops, implements, evaluates, and modifies an organizational
plan for the provision of care for all patients in an assigned area
for a given work period.
2. During the course of a shift, performs Nurse Leader rounds to
all patients in assigned area to assess nursing care and status of
assignment of personnel; makes reassignment as necessary and
provides assistance, teaching, or guidance as needed.
3. Evaluates the nursing care plan; documents or monitors
documentation of care given according to mandated criteria and at
4. Gathers and assess information about patients to meet nursing
needs; assists and consults with physician in the performance of
procedures and diagnostic tests; contacts physicians and/or other
departments to obtain or provide patient information.
5. Monitors implementation of standards set by State and National
regulatory and/or accrediting agencies; verifies that
administrative and personnel procedures are completed accurately;
interprets and implements policies, procedures and regulations.
6. Monitors the regularity of programs providing for infection
control, quality assurance, continuity of care, teaching of
patients, and coordination of care with other departments.
7. Participates in promoting a healthy, safe, and therapeutic
environment for patient and families; set up and controls the
environment essential for infection control.
8. Promotes cordial and productive patterns of communication among
staff, patients and family members; communicates regularly to
immediate supervisor any needs, problems or suggestions.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely
provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as
possession of any required licenses or certifications is
Education: Graduate of an accredited Nursing program required;
Bachelor s degree in Nursing preferred.
Minimum Experience: Two years of experience as a Registered Nurse
II with AHS or the equivalent of three years full-time professional
nursing experience in a large acute facility in the clinical area
of application. (NOTE: a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an
accredited school may be substituted for one year of the required
Preferred License/Certifications: CCRN - Critical Care Registered
Nurse is desirable. (For Intensive Care Unit)
Preferred Licenses/Certifications: CEN - Certified Emergency Nurse
is desirable (for Emergency Department positions).
Preferred Licenses/Certifications: PCCN Progressive Care Nursing
--is desirable (Telemetry Department positions).
Required Licenses/Certifications: ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life
Support Certification - issued by AHA - American Heart Association,
may be required per facility or unit/department specialty according
to patient care policies.
Required Licenses/Certifications: BLS - Basic Life Support
Certification issued by the American Heart Association. Other
advanced life support certifications may be required per
unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
Required Licenses/Certifications: CPI -Crisis Prevention
Intervention Training (required for certain positions in the
Required Licenses/Certifications: PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life
Support Certification- AHA American Heart Association (Required for
Required Licenses/Certifications: Valid license to practice as a
Registered Nurse in the State of California.
San Leandro Hospital
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