Charge Nurse – Night Shift

Medical/Surgical Department

Full-time position (36 hours per week).  Works 7:00 pm to 7:00 am various days.  Works every third weekend.  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 activities and programs with other hospital services and involved physicians.  Assumes shift clinical and management responsibility for the Med/Surg inpatient, outpatient, SFN, and SCU 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 including Med/Surg and SCU required.  Must possess technical skills and knowledge of equipment mechanisms necessary to deliver quality nursing care.  Must be a Registered Nurse currently licensed in Iowa.  Must be a graduate from an approved Professional Nursing program.  Current certification in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support for RNs required.  Utilizes and builds upon knowledge acquired through formal education.