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Charge Nurse

Company: St Joseph Hospital & Medical Center
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Tower 8 is a 30-bed, Medical-Surgical-Telemetry unit at St. Joseph's Hospital with a primary focus on caring for post-surgical patients. The unit cares for patients who have undergone trauma surgery, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, kidney and liver transplants, and hepatobiliary surgery. It is a fast-paced environment that values learning, skill development, collaboration, and teamwork. It is both dynamic and rewarding. We have many certified nurses and excellent preceptors. It is a great unit to learn, grow and thrive. Hello humankindness Located conveniently in the heart of -Phoenix, Arizona, -St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center -is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social, and support services. Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved. - We are incredibly proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education, and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned -Barrow Neurological Institute, -Norton Thoracic Institute, -Cancer Center at St. Joseph's, -Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and -St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center -(verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services. St. Joseph's is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases worldwide. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital's patients have traveled outside Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph's. If you are committed to social justice, health equity, and prepared to deliver care in new, innovative ways, you belong with us. Responsibilities
An experienced Registered Nurse who is independently responsible for:

  • Organizing, planning, directing, and coordinating the professional staff to ensure the delivery of high-quality, individualized patient care
  • Assure patient advocacy under the direction of the Unit leader
  • Observing and ensuring the implementation of the nursing process by other nursing staff members
  • Supervising clinical and other non-professional staff
  • Can provide high-quality, individualized patient care
    • One (1) year RN experience within applicable clinical specialty
    • ADN, Diploma or foreign equivalent
    • Current AZ State RN license in good standing
    • Current American Heart Assocation BLS healthcare provider card Preferred:
      • Two years RN experience within applicable clinical specialty and/or charge nurse experience
      • BSN
      • American Heart Association ACLS obtained within six months of hire into position

Keywords: St Joseph Hospital & Medical Center, Phoenix , Charge Nurse, Other , Phoenix, Arizona

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