POSITION SUMMARY:Â TheÂ ChargeÂ NurseÂ (CN)Â functions underÂ the supervision ofÂ theÂ Director.Â TheÂ Charge NurseÂ (CN) assures provision of careÂ to anÂ assigned patient populationÂ in a professionalÂ manner, utilizingÂ theÂ nursing process andÂ the principles Â of Â continuousÂ quality Â improvement Â in Â collaboration Â with Â other Â health Â teamÂ Â members.Â Â The Â Charge NurseÂ (CN) Â isÂ responsibleÂ forÂ managementÂ of staff, physicians, and patientsÂ for aÂ designated unit.Â Supports anÂ organizational cultureÂ for Service Excellence and practicesÂ the Service ExcellenceÂ StandardsÂ toÂ allÂ customerÂ groupsÂ Develops,Â implements, and evaluates an age-appropriate plan of care utilizingÂ the nursing process, clinical skills, and patient education. Maintains professional behaviorÂ when dealingÂ withÂ issues or conflicts, utilizing appropriateÂ resources,Â as needed. Provides an environment conduciveÂ to safetyÂ for patients,Â families, Â visitors, Â and Â employees.Â Â The Â RN Â will Â assessÂ Â risks Â to Â patient Â safetyÂ and Â implement Â the appropriate precautions.Â TheÂ Charge NurseÂ (CN)Â willÂ complyÂ with appropriate andÂ approved standards, as outlined byÂ the organization and accrediting agencies.Â TheÂ Charge NurseÂ (CN)Â will complyÂ with safety andÂ injury preventionÂ standardsÂ toÂ minimizeÂ riskÂ to self, co-workers, patients,Â andÂ visitors.Â Â The conceptsÂ ofÂ the patient centeredÂ care deliveryÂ modelÂ willÂ provideÂ theÂ foundationÂ for all nursing care.
TheÂ Charge NurseÂ (CN) functions under the supervision of the Supervisor â€" Medical / Surgical Services. TheÂ Charge NurseÂ (CN)Â assures provision of care to an assigned patient population in a professional manner, utilizing the nursing process and the principles of continuous quality improvement in collaboration with other health team members. TheÂ Charge NurseÂ (CN)Â is responsible for management of staff, physicians, and patients for a designated unit. Supports an organizational culture for Service Excellence and practices the Service Excellence Standards to all customer groups.
NorthwestÂ is a 495 bed system serving the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work.
Nurses are the heart of the hospital. That's why we're looking for nurses who are dedicated and passionate about their work. We're looking for nurses who can add to our culture of exemplary patient care and personal excellence. Our nurses provide safe, competent nursing care for patients in accordance with facility policies, standards, and philosophy. Nurses provide professional leadership and support to the healthcare team.Â The concepts of Patient Centered Care will provide the foundation for all nursing care.Â We demonstrate Service Excellence standards at all times.Â Join us to make a difference.
Northwest Texas Healthcare System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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