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OR Charge Nurse (Mon/Thur/Fri 7 am-7 pm)

Houston, TX 77008, USA

Job Type

About the Role

About the Position

Level: Mid-Level
Reports to: Clinical Manager
Travel Required: Not Required
Vacancies: 1
Salary: $75,900 – $114,900
No visa sponsorship supported
Signing Bonus: Yes, employer’s discretion
Relocation package based on mileage: Yes, employer’s discretion

About the company
-Regional Medical Center

Must Have
-Minimum 5 years of OR RN experience, Specialty Certification (or willing to obtain within the first year of employment).
-Active License and BSN Require
-1-2 years of Clinical coordinator or charge nurse experience
-Acute care experience only

Nice to have
-BLS with AHA or willing to obtain upon hire

Job Description
-***5 years of OR RN experience required***
-Minimum Qualifications
-Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing; Bachelor of Nursing

-Current State of Texas license or temporary/compact license to practice professional nursing
-Certified in Basic Life Support
-Additional certifications may be required based on discipline and/or nursing unit requirements
-Experience / Knowledge / Skills:
-5 years OR nursing experience in the area of specialty
-Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of “we advance health” through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results.

Principal Accountabilities
-Plans, coordinates, and directs all activities between the interdisciplinary team to direct and facilitate departmental throughput in order to attain positive outcomes; coordinates with ancillary departments such as lab, radiology, registration, and bed board to ensure proper turn-around times.
-Makes daily assignments for all personnel according to the applicable skills inventory and the age and needs of the patient/population served; identifies and utilizes available resources to resolve problems; coordinates and collaborates with other clinical coordinators ensuring departmental staffing coverage.
-Acts as a liaison, to departmental staff, medical personnel, patients and family members; assists in any patient care concerns, issues and complaints; conducts daily leadership rounding on the assigned unit.
-Utilizes critical thinking and sound clinical judgment and works autonomously to solve problems; escalates issues or notifies nursing leader/supervisor of significant occurrences, interventions, or delays, as appropriate.
-Facilitates resolution to patient problems and concerns, ensuring appropriate service recovery.
-Acts as a mentor/coach to assigned staff and provides input into the annual performance review of those staff members.
-Participates in a systemic, interdisciplinary, and ongoing evaluation of programs, process improvement and desired client-centred outcomes.
-Considers the diverse needs of each patient through the entire continuum of care, providing and ensuring the highest level of service according to established service standards, and optimizing the patient experience.
-Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all hospital’s policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
-Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
-Other duties as assigned.

Dental, Life Insurance, Medical, Vision, Retirement, Paid time off

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted


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