Responsible to: Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, Charge Nurse
Supervises: Supervising CNA’s and LPN’s
Interrelationships: Works cooperatively with nurse managers, nursing personnel, medical staff, other department managers and personnel, patients and the public.
Services provided at our facility include acute care, skilled nursing care, intermediate swing bed, emergency department, and outpatient services. This position covers each of these areas. Registered nurses provide compassionate, and individualized nursing care to patients and have a variety of duties. Specialized duties include administrating prescribed medications, typically intravenously, ordering and evaluating diagnostic tests, monitoring specialized equipment, and interpreting electronic displays as well as responding to life-threatening situations based upon standing protocols.
Registered Nurse/RN Charge Responsibilities
Promotes and restores patients’ health by completing the nursing process
Collaboration with providers and multidisciplinary team members
Providing physical and psychological support to patients and families
Supervising assigned team members
Knowledge and nursing practice compliant with the Kansas Nurse Practice Act and generally accepted standards and patient care practice
Versatility and multi-tasking required to work in multiple departments of the facility.
Associate degree (A.A.) or equivalent from an accredited two-year college or technical school. Medical/Surgical/Emergency or Critical Care experience in a similar size hospital is preferred.
Certificates and Licenses:
Registration and current registered nurse (RN) license with Kansas Board of Nursing. BLS Certification required. ACLS, TNCC, and PALS Certifications preferred.