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Charge Nurse (RN)

Company: Mercy Rehabilitaton Hospital Fort Smith
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

RN Charge NurseNight Shift (7p-7a)A career at Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital, a 50-bed inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital operated jointly with LifePoint Health and Mercy, is more than a job. It's a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people who need continued care to recover completely.This state-of-the-art, 50-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital -provides care for adults -recovering from conditions such as stroke, neurological disease, injury to the brain or spinal cord and other debilitating illnesses or injuries. LifePoint and Mercy are also partners for rehabilitation hospitals in Oklahoma City, -St. Louis -and Springfield, Missouri.JOB SUMMARY:The Charge Nurse is a registered nurse who works in coordination with nursing leadership. - The Charge Nurse is the first line support for staff, physicians and other related providers on clinical issues and provides assessment, prioritization and direction of activities to meet the challenging demands of the hospital units. - Following the direction of the Chief Nursing Officer, he or she assumes accountability for fostering the established professional practice and care delivery models through directing, coaching and mentoring the nursing staff. - The Charge Nurse Implement's unit specific strategies as well as colleague specific practice remediation that results in achieving specific clinical quality and patient safety outcomes. This role also collaborates with the Chief Nursing Officer on clinical development (employee relations, individual behaviors, physician relationships, etc.) and is the clinical support for the department when the Chief Nursing Officer is unavailable.Qualifications

Graduate of accredited registered nurse program with current licensure in the state, BSN preferred. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support required.Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN) preferred.Minimum of two years of experience in rehabilitative or acute care setting and/or demonstrates leadership ability.Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, evaluate and direct activities of clinical personnel; effective oral and written communication skills, in English with additional languages preferred; proficiency in basic computer skills required.

Keywords: Mercy Rehabilitaton Hospital Fort Smith, Fort Smith , Charge Nurse (RN), Healthcare , Fort Smith, Arkansas

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