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Charge RN - Pediatrics - Full Time (.8) - Night

Department:  PEDIATRICS
Work Schedule:  1830-0700 with flex
Status:  A2 - Regular 60 Hours
FTE:  0.80

PEDIATRICS 

1830-0700 with flex 

0.80 

CWA - St. Luke's RN  

Description: Reports to the Nurse Manager of Maternal/Child Services.  The Charge Nurse anticipates, promotes, and directs quality nursing care delivery based on the developmental needs of the patient population, both Pediatric and Adult Medical-Surgical patients. The Charge Nurse will carry out their duties while utilizing the nursing process and the standards of practice set forth at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare. This individual is responsible to motivate and lead the nursing staff while utilizing excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills. Duties include, but are not limited to, role modeling positive interpersonal interactions and holding staff accountable for the same, the development of patient care assignments, daily collaboration with multidisciplinary team members to progress patients to a safe and timely discharge, assisting in the identification and implementation of educational programs for nursing staff, the development and maintenance of staffing schedules, and the ability to document and evaluate the performance of the nurses under their supervision. In addition the Charge Nurse will work with staff members toward the achievement of the quality goals and patient satisfaction goals as set forth by Maternal/Child Services and the Nursing Services Department as a whole.

 

Requirements:
•Current New York State Professional Nursing Registration
•Pediatric Staff Nursing experience required
•Demonstrated clinical expertise in both Pediatric and Medical Surgical Nursing
•BLS and PALS Certification required
•BSN required
•Excellent critical thinking skills, the ability to prioritize patient care needs and the ability to delegate tasks and duties is required
•Excellent organizational and analytical skills required
•Excellent attendance record, positive attitude, and professional appearance required


Nearest Major Market: Utica

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