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Charge Nurse NICU - Part Time

Las Vegas, NV, United States

Description

SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Part-time

For more than three decades, Sunrise Children’s Hospital in Las Vegas has been Nevada’s largest, most comprehensive children’s hospital dedicated to caring for infants, children, adolescents and expectant mothers. As the leading neonatal, pediatric, and maternal provider in the region, we partner with physicians and hospitals throughout the Southwest to offer the most comprehensive and advanced health programs as well as access to sub-specialties.


Charge Registered Nurse Critical Care - Neonatal ICU - Part Time Nights


The Charge Nurse supervises nursing service activities in assigned nursing unit for the duration of the assigned shift or in the absence of nursing management.  The task and responsibilities of this position include:

  • Participates actively in the planning and distribution of patient assignments.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of care and addresses any issues that affect the desired patient outcomes.
  • Supports nursing staff in communication with physicians to include accepting doctors' orders and communicating patient condition.
  • Facilitates the process of reporting patient status to the following shift of nursing personnel.
  • Manages the nursing care of assigned patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. 
  • Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs. 
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.
  • Provides respiratory and ventilator management and monitoring for patients.
  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. 
  • Instructs and educates patients and families.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Nevada

 

EDUCATION: 

Graduate of Accredited School of Nursing

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Basic computer and hospital informatics skills required.

Specialty Certification where required; example: Chemotherapy; ACLS; PALS.

CPR required.

Complies with hospital employee health, infection control and safety management programs

 

EXPERIENCE:

Current acute clinical care experience preferred; Minimum of  6 months to 1year experience required

 

LICENSURE:

Current Nevada license to practice Nursing.  

Independently maintains license.  

Acquires required contact hours to maintain practice

 

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Facility: Sunrise Hospital
Job ID: 01541-15760
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: Part-time
Shift: Nights (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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