Charge Nurse - Periop - Surgery-General

Job Description

Charge Nurse - Periop - Surgery-General

SUMMARY: This position is accountable for managing the overall operations of a defined patient care unit during an assigned shift. The incumbent is accountable for monitoring, evaluation, and directing patient care provided by staff, coordinating activities of the patient care unit, making staff assignments and assisting with the development and evaluation of staff members. The incumbent will assist with the recruitment and hiring of staff, evaluating staff competency and evaluating, coaching, and counseling assigned staff in concert with the Manager/Supervisor. This position practices within the scope of the Nursing Practice Act, and in accordance with Children's policies.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree required. Associate's degree in Nursing is a minimum requirement. Active California Registered Nurse licensure. BLS required. Minimum of 2 years experience required. Bilingual skills preferred. Additional certifications include: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Focused Pediatric Resuscitation (FPR), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) are all required within 12 months of hire or transfer into position.

POSITION DETAILS: Full time 69 hours per pay period, Evening shift