HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Charge Nurse OR - Full Time in Las Vegas, Nevada

Serving the community for nearly 60 years,Sunrise Hospital and Medical Centerprovides the most comprehensive, quality healthcare in Southern Nevada. As Las Vegas' largest acute care facility, Sunrise provides sophisticated inpatient and outpatient services to the community. Sunrise Hospital and Medical Centerhas been selected the Consumer Choice Award recipient for 15 consecutive years and had earned the American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award. We are also ranked Nursing Professionals Top 100 Hospitals to work for!

*This is a Full Time No Weekends Charge Nurse position. *

The Registered Nurse as a Charge Nurse is responsible for the provision of patient care based upon the nursing process. Demonstrates the knowledge, skill and ability to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate nursing care. Completes a competency skills checklist within 3 months of employment and maintains documentation of current competency in the skills required for assigned area or department. This includes but is not limited to knowledge of principles of growth and development over the life span and ability to identify patient care requirements based upon a patient's age-specific needs as determined though patient assessment and evaluation of data collected. The Charge Nurse is accountable for and has the authority to make decisions to promote quality patient care on his/ her shift. The Charge Nurse is expected to apply hospital policies and procedures as well as Standards of Care and Practice in the provisions and supervision of patient care.

The Charge Nurse is expected to develop staff schedules for assigned shift and to make patient care assignments in a manner consistent with quality care. He/ she supervises assigned staff on a day to day basis and participates in the performance appraisal process of assigned staff members. He/ she interacts and provides leadership with staff members in a positive, goal-directed manner and is expected to interact with physicians and ancillary departments in a collegial manner to promote a team approach to patient care. Maintains calmness in a crisis situation and directs those involved appropriately. Is involved in the Performance Improvement process.


EXPERIENCE: Minimum 6 months to 1 year RN experience Current acute hospital experience strongly preferred CVOR experience strongly preferred

EDUCATION: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing Current Basic Life Support ACLS, PALS, NALS if required for specialty Current education in area of practice required Current education in Management/ Leadership preferred

LICENSE: Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Nevada

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Charge Nurse OR - Full Time

Location: Nevada-Las Vegas-Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center

Requisition ID: 01541-16482