Charge Nurse Job Description
The following is a full job description for Charge Nurse. Here are the requirements and responsibilities for Charge Nurse along with statistics. If after reading this page you determine that Charge Nurse is not the position you are looking for, you may want to try one of these similar titles: Staff Nurse - RN - Occupational Health, Charge Capture Specialist, Nurse Recruiter, Nurse Practitioner, Transplant Nurse Coordinator, Chief Nurse Anesthetist, Staff Nurse - RN, Certified Nurse Anesthetist, Certified Nurse Midwife
Requirements and Responsibilities For Charge Nurse
Plans, directs, and evaluates the overall nursing care and functions in a particular nursing unit or during an assigned shift. Coordinates the activities of the unit and directs, organizes, and assigns work to the nursing staff. Assesses, monitors, and educates the nursing staff on patient care. Institutes emergency procedures as necessary. Requires an associate's degree, more than 5 years of clinical experience, and certification as a registered nurse. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor and/or manager.
Also Referred to as: Charge Nurse
Similar Jobs:  Staff Nurse - RN - Occupational Health, Charge Capture Specialist, Nurse Recruiter, Nurse Practitioner, Transplant Nurse Coordinator, Chief Nurse Anesthetist, Staff Nurse - RN, Certified Nurse Anesthetist, Certified Nurse Midwife
Categories:  Healthcare -- Nursing, Healthcare -- Practitioners
Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare,
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