Registered Nurse – Charge Nurse

Medical/Surgical Department

Full-time position (36 hours per week).  Works various days Sunday through Saturday 7:00 pm to 7:00 am.  Responsible for planning, directing, supervising, and managing nursing activities in the delivery of quality, cost-effective patient care in the Medical/Surgical inpatient, outpatient, SNF, and SCU areas.  Coordinates Med/Surg inpatient, outpatient, SNF, and SCU activities and programs with other hospital services and involved physicians.  Assumes shift clinical and management responsibility for the Med/Surg areas.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to policies and procedures; quality improvement/quality assurance activities, and membership in committees as assigned.  At least one year experience on Medical/Surgical and SCU units.  Must possess technical skills and knowledge of equipment mechanisms necessary to deliver quality nursing care.  Must be a graduate from an approved Professional Nursing program.  Must be a Registered Nurse currently licensed in the State of Iowa.  Current certification in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support required.  Utilizes and builds upon knowledge acquired through formal education.