Charge Nurse, Nursing Home, Full Time, Days, Hamilton, AL
North Mississippi Health Services
6h ago

Job DefinitionJob Description Clinical Practice :

  • Uses the nursing process to provide safe, quality patient care and document accordingly.
  • Works to ensure his / her compliance with all NMHS policies and requirements as directed by the Nurse Manager and Educator.
  • Education :

  • Provides patient / family education and acts as a resource for existing staff and new employees.
  • Attends the Preceptor class to ensure proper training of new employees
  • Communication :

  • Maintains communication with multidisciplinary team members to provide holistic care to thepatient.
  • Leads daily huddles on each unit to ensure proper assignments and identify team members for the shift.
  • Delegates tasked to be completed during the shift to ensure EOC guidelines are maintained on a daily basis for Joint Commission compliance.
  • Customer Relations :

  • Projects caring, friendly and helpful image to patients and other customers.
  • Utilized the patient’s communication board (white board) to identify name, date, goals, other staff and procedures or test for the day to keep the patients and families informed.
  • Complies by the NMHS behavioral standards.
  • Ensures staff RN’s are utilizing the communication boards.
  • Self-Development :

  • Maintains competency by staying informed of changing trends in the nursing practice.
  • Attends annual review and unit specifics within the department.
  • Performs required continuing education hours online and in classroom.
  • Regulatory Knowledge :

  • Complies with regulatory and accrediting agency requirements.
  • Licensed by the board of Nursing for the state.
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