SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
Timpanogos Regional Hospital provides compassionate, collaborative care to residents of Utah County, and has done so for the past 20 years. The facility contains 122 hospital beds and more than 700 employees and volunteers. With a culture for caring and a track record of excellence in patient care, Timpanogos Regional offers a full-spectrum of services, including a Level III NICU, a newly refurbished women’s center, an orthopedic program that has received a No. 1 ranking in Utah for the past seven years, a 24/7 Emergency Department, top-quality cardiovascular care, and much more.
Timpanogos Regional is part of HCA’s network of more than 300 affiliate hospitals, outpatient centers and business offices across the country. HCA and Timpanogos Regional are all about caring for people, and that care extends to patients, families and employees.
Located in Orem, Utah, Timpanogos Regional is surrounded by family-friendly attractions, thrilling outdoor adventures and cheerful community members. In 2017, TIME.com ranked Orem among the top 100 cities to live in because it’s safe, affordable and friendly
Charge RN: Labor & Delivery - Full-Time Days
The Registered Nurse in the Charge Nurse role is responsible for utilizing the nursing process to provide individualized nursing care. The nurse in this role will be expected to fulfill the following skills, including but not limited to: provide competent, safe care for medical patients, such as diabetes and digestive disorders, hematology and acute disease processed in some cancer patients, renal, pre and post operative surgical patient care needs, other disorders of the muscular/skeletal system, cardiac monitoring, arrhythmia interpretation and treatment, acute patient assessment and response, respiratory and cardiac disease processes, and teaching across multiple disease processes. The nurse assumes responsibility for the outcome of nursing care during a specified work period.
- Assesses multiplicity of patient care and department service needs to coordinate assignment of nursing staff to meet all required services on the unit on designated shift.
- Supervises personnel providing direct patient care, with delegation of activities based on patient care needs and competencies of available patient care staff.
- Provides direct and ongoing supervision of staff with regard to conflict resolution and personnel policy compliance, including input and/or completion of performance evaluations and disciplinary actions.
- Assumes responsibility for resolving and/or channeling employee and patient grievances according to appropriate procedures.
- Teaches, supervises, and serves as a resource for staff.
- Assesses need for and assists in implementation of staff development programs.
- Facilitates ongoing performance improvement activities which correlate to the hospital-wide performance improvement program.
- Communicates directly with the director/manager on unit and staff performance issues needing attention.
- Maintains effective utilization and maintenance of manpower, equipment, and supplies.
- Ensures that departmental mission and objectives are maintained for the unit with interpretation of these objectives to staff as necessary.
- Ensures implementation of operational standards which promote the maintenance of patient rights including, but not limited to: informed consent, clarification of patient expectations, explanation of treatment processes, maintenance of confidentiality of patient information, maintenance of patient privacy by minimizing exposure during all procedures, adaptation of care to all ages of patients served, handling of patient complaints.
- Ensures all LPN staff’s patient records reflect an admission assessment, care plan, and shift assessments performed by a Registered Nurse.
- Demonstrates sound knowledge base in nursing practice and its clinical application to the patient population served in the unit, including the operation of equipment, and policy and procedures used in the delivery of patient care in the unit.
- Maintains communication with other members of the management team regarding potential/actual problems or concerns.
- Maintains own professional growth through appropriate organizations, workshops, seminars, and other educational endeavors.
- Maintains awareness of current developments and trends in nursing practice.
- Rounds on each patient during the shift
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current Utah RN license or RN Compact license in good standing.
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN required.
Experience: Minimum of six (6) months of clinical practice in the clinical specialty of his/her unit. Leadership and management experience is highly desirable.
Certifications: BCLS required Current ACLS certification preferred. Must obtain ACLS certification within 1 year from date of hire and then maintain certification
Current Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) and Fetal
Monitoring certification preferred. Must
obtain NRP certification within 1 year from date of hire and then maintain
management experience is highly desirable