HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Charge Nurse (RN) Medical/Telemetry (7p-7a) in San Antonio, Texas

At Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital, we recognize the unique needs of each of our patients. It’s an extraordinary effort that we continue to improve upon, creating ways to better serve our community when they need us most. Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital receives international acclaim for its outstanding and dynamic kidney, liver and pancreas transplant programs, setting record numbers for volume and outcomes. Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital is home to the Texas Transplant Institute, a nationally recognized center that recently performed the world’s first 16-way kidney donor exchange chain during three consecutive days at a single hospital. Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital earned designation as a Center of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Excellence from the American Society for Bariatric Surgery in 2008. Our Sexual Assault Response Team provides a compassionate environment for sexual assault survivors ages 13 and up. This program serves as a model for hospitals and agencies all over the world. Our hospital provides patient-centered care with a staff of professionals who genuinely care for the well-being of others. As part of Methodist Healthcare’s mission of Serving Humanity to Honor God, we strive to offer care in a safe and compassionate environment. Additional hospital specialties include psychiatric services, emergency care, rehabilitation and robotic surgery.

The Registered Charge Nurse* *has advanced leadership skills and is responsible for the coordination of unit operations during a particular shift. In this leadership role, the RN Charge Nurse promotes collaboration among all members of the team. The Charge Nurse role models and promotes Methodist Excellence (ME) standards of behavior while providing optimal patient care. Makes appropriate patient care assignments and is accountable for the quality of nursing care services delivered by self or others under their direction; in accordance with the Texas Nurse Practice Act, hospital policies, and the Texas Board of Nursing rules for delegated nursing tasks (Chapter 224).

Essential Job Functions: 1. Coordinates, directs, assesses, modifies, and formulates an appropriate staff assignment plan. 2. Serves as the primary decision maker for clinical operations during a given shift and modifies staff assignment/mix according to the changes in patient acuity and/or volume. 3. Role models professional standards of behavior of the nursing practice as evidenced by the nurse practice act. 4. Serves as primary resource for the unit, to other nursing personnel, physicians, and other members of the team. Ensures evidence–based care measures are followed and demonstrates effective clinical leadership skills. 5. Demonstrates successful conflict resolution skills. 6. Consistently demonstrates ME standards of behavior and holds staff accountable for the same.

Additional Job Functions: 1. Supports the mission and vision of the Methodist Healthcare System. 2. Must learn and comply with System and facility safety policies and rules 3. Adheres to the MHS Code of Conduct and demonstrates ethical behavior as expected by our patients, colleagues and the community. 4. Serves as a mentor/preceptor for the unit and actively participates in unit based meetings. 5. Participates in interviewing and recruiting new personnel. 6. Cross trains for other functions or positions to ensure satisfactory operation of the department or to permit flexible staffing assignments. 7. Facilitates the promotion of teamwork. 8. Assists in monitoring productivity, and identifies areas for improvement. 9. Completes other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: * Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (required) o Acceptable degrees from an accredited school include: Diploma Program in Nursing, an Associate Degree in Nursing, or a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. o Verification of high school/GED is required for those who completed Diploma Program in Nursing o Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (preferred)

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: * RN License to practice as a professional registered nurse in the state of Texas. (required) * Certification in area of specialty (preferred)

EXPERIENCE: * Two years clinical experience in the specialty area they are applying (Exceptions must have senior nursing administrative approval)

Title: Registered Charge Nurse (RN) Medical/Telemetry (7p-7a)

Location: Texas-San Antonio-Methodist Specialty %26 Transplant Hospital

Requisition ID: 01588-67672