Halifax Health is seeking a Registered Nurse to hold the position of Charge RN for our Neuroscience Department.
The Charge Nurse provides supervision and leadership to assigned nursing care unit for the shift worked. Are accountable for all the nursing activities in assigned area which includes, but is not limited to, the effective delivery of safe, competent, compassionate and efficient care. This position requires the ensuring that care is provided in a multidisciplinary approach. The Charge Nurse completes staffing and nursing assignments for current and oncoming shift and participates in hourly rounding and ensures compliance of same. The Charge Nurse is the on the ground leader (front line person) who has the responsibility and capability to assess the day-to-day situations and initiate the actions needed to address issues at hand. This role has direct responsibilities that are both clinical and operational in nature. The Charge Nurse must ensure that services are provided within the philosophy and objectives as well as the policies and procedures of Halifax Health. Additional responsibilities include the delegation to and activity of Unlicensed Assistive Personnel and Licensed Practical Nurses. The Charge Nurse will ensure the provision of nursing care is in accordance with the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice Nursing and as defined by the Florida Board of Nursing. This individual will be a key participant in the respective service line and understands his/her responsibility toward the growth of respective service line.
Currently licensed or eligible for RN licensure in State of Florida.
Bachelor's Degree (BSN or healthcare related) required, or enrolled in BSN program
Neuroscience experience prefered
Minimum of 5 years of recent clinical experience
One (1) year of previous charge experience required.
Specialty certification required per department (ACLS, PALS, NRP, TNCC, etc.)
Experience with the Meditech program preferred.
Professionalism in interpersonal communication skills with patients, patient families, colleagues, physicians and ancillary department personnel required.
Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with four outreach locations, the areas largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in womens health, two community clinics, three childrens medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the areas only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born as early as 28 weeks. For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.