Charge Nurse (RN) Emergency Room - FT nights

Centerpoint Medical Center – Independence, MO Charge Nurse (RN) – Emergency Room - FT nights Centerpoint Medical Center features 221 private rooms, state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and some of the latest clinical services available to patients. Along with our high-tech services, we also remain focused on providing compassionate care and the best possible customer service for our patients. In addition, we offer numerous features for visitors, including sleeper chairs in patient rooms, comfortable waiting areas, wireless internet access throughout the facility, and more. Centerpoint Medical Center features the following: * Level II Trauma Center (the only one in eastern Jackson County) with 24/7 Emergency Services * An accredited Chest Pain Center and a variety of Cardiovascular Services * Orthopedic Services including Total Joints and Sports Medicine * An accredited Cancer Program and a state-of-the-art Breast Center with a nurse navigator * Neuroscience Services for the treatment of brain and spine disorders as well as injuries * Women's Services, including a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to provide care for early or ill newborns and a labor and delivery unit * Outpatient Services, including a surgery center, advanced wound care center, sleep disorders center, imaging, rehab and more. Responsibilities: * The department treats all persons coming to the hospital asking for emergency care regardless of age, race, socio-economic status or ability to pay. * It is responsible for the immediate medical screening and treatment of any medical or surgical emergency, for initiating life-saving interventions in all types of emergency situations, and for providing medical screening and emergency care for other conditions including chronic medical problems, minor injuries and illnesses. * Major surgery, routine inpatient care, outpatient procedures, and the use of general anesthesia are not within the scope of treatment permitted in the ED. * The role of the Charge Nurse is to oversee the daily operations of the department including maintaining optimal patient flow. * This will be done with the support and oversight of the Director and Manager. * This person should provide input regarding staffing pattern changes which may be needed. * The charge nurse will also perform patient care as needed in times of high patient census or acuity. * The Charge Nurse, as with all Registered Nurses, provides therapeutic and administrative services necessary for the care of the patient, and in support of the mission of the hospital. Qualifications: * Graduation from a school of nursing required. * Current Missouri RN licensure required. * BCLS, ACLS and TNCC within one year of hire date. * ENPC or PALS within 18 months of hire date.
Centerpoint Medical Center
Full time
Nursing - Professional
Independence, MO 64056, US