Under the direct supervision of the RN Supervisor or Director of Nursing, overseeing nursing staff for their assigned shift. Individuals in this role perform such duties as delegating nursing assignments, preparing schedules, monitoring and ordering medicines and supplies. In addition to these managerial tasks, charge nurses also may carry a resident load depending on where they work and their shift. Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills are critical. Ability to quickly and accurately assess residents’ conditions. Also, must have the ability to efficiently handle emergencies and remain calm in stressful situations.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- A passion for performing a variety of duties to provide quality nursing care to residents and to coordinate total nursing care for residents
- An aptitude to document daily on electronic record
- A desire to oversee the delivery of nursing care to the residents and maintains consistency in the daily operation of the nursing unit
- A capacity to coordinating work within the unit as well as with other units and departments
- An ability to coordinates admission, discharge, and transfer of resident
- Dedicated to making daily rounds to assess physical and emotional status; implement any required nurse interventions
- The capacity to oversee nursing staff in completing their assignments; directs workflow; orients new employees; provide performance coaching sessions
- Ensure an atmosphere which allows for the privacy, dignity and well-being of all residents in a safe secure environment
- A need to respond to inquiries and requests from residents, staff personnel, etc.
- Assess residents on an on-going basis, analyze information to develop or revise care plans
- A knowledge of drug interactions, side effects, and incompatibilities
- Demonstrated management and supervisory skills
- Leadership skills including self-awareness, positive attitude, calm approach, fair and consistent, encouraging, empowering, reliable, sound decision-making, and a desire to serve as a resource for the staff.
- Graduate of an accredited Registered Nurse Program. Current Pennsylvania license to practice as a Registered Nurse
- Prefer individual with Registered Nurse experience, recent clinical and supervisory long term care setting
- Excellent attention to detail
- High level of familiarity with hospital safety practices and procedures
The Margaret E. Moul Home is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran or disabled veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.