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Charge Nurse I- Nsg Bone Marrow Transplant

Company: Roper St. Francis Healthcare
Location: Charleston
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:


Job Summary:
Direct care leader who provides and oversees nursing care for patients following established standards and practices in accordance with the South Carolina Nurse Practice Act. Applies professional nursing theory and practice to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care. Supports unit-based shared governance and decentralized decision-making structures and processes. Role model who leads by example in making patient experience a priority on unit(s) of responsibility. Ensures that care delivery is patient centered. Continually pursues activities that will ensure smooth clinical operations/flow and compliance by providing safe, equitable, patient-centered, timely, efficient, and effective care in a holistic and evidence-based practice environment. Values and promotes collegial and collaborative working relationships within and among disciplines. Charge Nurse role has 2 tiers: Primary Charge Nurse I and Primary Charge Nurse II. You must apply to move up to tier 2 based on qualification met and position availability.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Graduate of an accredited school or college of nursing. BSN required for Primary Charge Nurse I.

Experience: At least 2-year experience as a registered nurse in a direct care patient setting for Primary Charge Nurse I

Licensure/Certification: Applicant must be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in South Carolina or hold a current compact/multi-state license as a Registered Nurse in a recognized NCSBN Compact State and not be a permanent resident of SC. Must have a current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider certification. American Heart Association ACLS certification is required and should be obtained within 60 days of hire or designation as Primary Charge Nurse. American Heart Association PALS certification is required for the ED and as designated by specialty standards and/or clinical manager and should be obtained within 60 days of hire or designation as Charge Nurse. NRP certification is required for WIC services. Role must keep required certification(s) current.
Primary Source Verification: LLR State, nursing_license_lookup.htm

Knowledge/ Skills:
Patient Care: Applying and modifying the principles, theory, methods and techniques of professional nursing to provide and evaluate on-going patient care. Direct patient care assignments will/may be required for this role based on unit needs or established requirement. Application of organizational policies and procedures. Knowledge of teammate skills to ensure appropriate patient assignments based on skill mix, patient acuity, licensure and competency. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment. Collaborates with other health care professionals to meet the needs of the patient.

Quality: Audits the patient-- - -s medical record to determine that all orders have been carried out, laboratory tests are posted, nursing care is documented, and patient progress or lack thereof is described. Reviews core measures, key performance indicators (KPIs) and other outcome metrics relevant to unit/patient population. Assists Clinical Specialist with updating unit visual management boards each shift. Actively engages in patient care performance improvement projects and implementation of evidence-based practice changes.

Leadership: Skill in problem identification and resolution. Skill in preparing and maintaining records and writing reports. Skill in establishing and maintaining collaborative working relationships with patients, families, hospital teammates, medical staff and the public. Demonstrates leadership through sound clinical practice, effective communication skills and teaching these skills through role modeling. Ability to analyze situations and apply critical thinking. Ability to run effective shift safety huddles, report safety concerns, review device utilization, report staffing concerns, and review surgical schedules. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to remain calm and effective in emergency situations. Delegates unit and patient responsibilities to nursing staff members according to each staff member-- - -s education, training and availability. Provides feedback to clinical manager regarding nursing personnel performance. Participates in the peer interview process for new hires. Actively engaged in unit-based council.

Education: Assists with education of nursing staff and students through direct observation and identification of learning needs as well as active participation in peer consultation, mentorship, unit conferences, case studies, patient rounds, and in-service programs. May also serve as a nursing student preceptor.


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Why choose Charleston: People flock to Charleston for our beaches, our history, food, culture and our high quality healthcare. Additionally,


  • We're #1 US City for the sixth year in a row and we're in the Top 15 Cities in the WORLD as determined by in 2018.
  • Charleston is the South's best city as determined by Southern Living 2019.
  • Forbes ranked Charleston Metro #8 Best Midsize City for Jobs in 2018.
  • Charleston is on the list of the 125 Best Place to Live by .

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    Why choose Roper St. Francis: For over 150 years, Roper St. Francis has been trusted with our neighbor's health because we believe that every moment of care is life-changing and that nothing matters more than moments with the people you love.
    We have a lot to be proud of We are the area's preferred healthcare provider with more families choosing us than anyone else. We are the Lowcountry's only not-for-profit healthcare system, putting purpose over profit and an emphasis on community outreach. We have one of the area's only , which is the nation's highest recognition of nursing excellence. And we continue to receive top national awards for patient, employee and doctor satisfaction.
    We are vibrant and growing We have over 5,600 teammates making us one of the area's largest employers. Our is made up of over 900 doctors representing every medical specialty. And our 671-bed system consists of 125 facilities and services in seven counties.
    We are committed to excellence Roper St. Francis rewards exceptional performance and invests in supporting our staff. From nurses to technicians and administrative professionals, our employees share our commitment to putting patients first. We recruit and retain the most qualified workforce without regard to age, sex, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, handicap or disability.

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