RN Charge Nurse

Primary Responsibilities

The RN Charge Nurse will assist in ensuring the provision of quality care that promotes the highest practicable physical, mental and psychological well-being of each resident as determined by resident assessments and individual plans of care.

Essential Functions

  • During rounds observes, assess, documents, and reports resident condition/changes
  • Assures implementation of care plans as directed
  • Administers medications as prescribed
  • Conduct rounds with physician and record visits in clinical records
  • Perform narcotic reconciliation with incoming and outgoing shifts
  • Identify significant changes in the condition of residents and takes necessary action per facility policies and procedures
  • Oversees and monitors aides
  • Initiate and complete Incident and Accident Reports per facility policy
  • Discharge residents per facility policy
  • Must complete Nursing Assessment for Physician Calls prior to calling physician on any change in resident condition
  • Communicate with resident’s point of contact when they ask for a status update or if there is a change in condition
  • Other special projects or functions can be assigned at times by the Director of Nurses and/or the Administrator

Job Requirements:

Educational/Training Requirements

  • Has completed an RN program at an accredited vocational school or college.

Licensing Requirements

  • Must be an active Registered Nurse in the state of Texas in good standing.

Experience Requirements

  • Experience working in a skilled nursing facility is preferred

Full time
Salary Range
$49,000.00 - 82,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Brenham, TX 77833, US