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Charge R.N.

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 Job Title: Charge R.N.
 Company Name: Citrus Valley Health Partners
 Employment Type: Full Time
 Location: GLENDORA, CA, United States
 Department: Emergency Services - FPH
 Salary: Highly Competitive
 Shift Hours/ Days: 7A-7P
 Hours/Pay Period: 72
 Degree Required: None Specified
 Job ID: 12.70130-0.9-06985
 Date Posted: Feb 4, 2013
 Years Experience: unspecified
 Campus/Location: Foothill Presbyterian Hospital
 Note:  Please read the complete description below before applying for this job.
  Complete Description

The Charge Nurse is responsible for supervising staff and the operation and overall flow of the unit on his/her designated shift, and is a role model for all staff.  He/she is responsible for coordinating unit schedules and staff assignments and participating in the performance appraisal process. The Charge Nurse is responsible for ensuring staff meet the approved Standards of Practice, for managing assigned personnel and unit activities and for promoting cooperative working relationships with physicians and other health care providers. Provides patient care as needed. Responsible for the supervision of emergency services patient care. Member of the Emergency Services Management Team. Is responsible for performing the functions of assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the care of patients with perceived, actual or potential, sudden or urgent, physical or psychosocial problems that are primarily episodic or acute and that occur in a variety of settings. These may require minimal care of life support measures, patient and significant other education, appropriate referral, and knowledge of legal implications. Emergency patients may be neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult or geriatric with diagnosed, undiagnosed or misdiagnosed problems of varying complexity.

Two-day EDAP approved course required for those working at QVC. Eight (8) hours of pediatric emergency care preferred for those working at QVC.  Attends at least one leadership seminar each year.

Two-year clinical experience is preferred. Emergency nursing experience preferred.  For those with no prior emergency room experience, the Basic ER Nursing Course is to be completed within 6 months of hire.  Excellent customer service skills required.

Current RN license in the State of California. ACLS and PALS Certification required within 3 months of hire/transfer. BCLS for healthcare providers required. Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) required within 3 months of hire. Current Management of Assaultive Behavior (MAB) training is acceptable until initial renewal is due at which time CPI training is required. Training is renewed annually (cert. expire end of month in which training takes place). MICN required within 6 months of hire (QVH). CEN preferred.

*Citrus Valley Health Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate in employment. No question on this application is used for the purpose of limiting or excluding any applicant from consideration for employment on a basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.  Equal access to employment, services, and programs is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify the Human Resources Department by calling 626-858-8515.

 Additional Information

Weekend and/or Holiday Rotation may be required.
Rotating Shifts may be required.