HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Charge Nurse (RN) Medical Surgical Unit in Tomball, Texas

Tomball Regional Medical Center – Tomball, Texas

Charge Nurse (RN) – Medical Surgical Unit

Shift: rotating weekends

Since 1976, Tomball Regional Medical Center (TRMC) has provided quality healthcare to the communities we serve including emergency care, labor and delivery, a level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), general surgery, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, acute inpatient rehabilitation, sports medicine, physical therapy, orthopedics, outpatient testing, wound care and many others. Our 150-acre campus and 350 bed hospital also features designated specialty centers: the Heart Center, the Tomball Regional Medical Center Wound and Hyperbaric Center, and Texas Sports Medicine Center.

Tomball Regional Medical Center is currently looking for a **Charge Nurse (RN) – Medical Surgical Unit .

Responsibilities:

  • The Lead Charge Nurse is a professional nurse leader who is permanently assigned the responsibility for organizing and managing his/her unit on each assigned shift.

  • He/she ensures that individualized, age specific, goal directed care is provided on her unit.

  • The Lead Charge Nurse ensures that the needs of the patient/client are assessed in order to develop and evaluate a plan of care.

  • The Lead Charge Nurse ensures that the plans of care for patients are on current nursing knowledge/skills and institutional methodology.

  • The Lead Charge Nurse makes assignments to licensed and non-licensed staff commensurate with their experience, knowledge and ability and according to the Texas Nursing Practice Act and hospital policy.

    Supervision:

  • Responsible for compliance with overall nursing practice standards of the specialty area (Reports to Department Director

  • Responsible for compliance with standards during assigned shift (Reports to House Supervisor

  • Uses established principles of delegation and supervision to direct the activities of all licensed and non-licensed care givers and support staff in the delivery of patient care during their assigned shif

  • Uses independent judgment to ensure optimal delivery of patient care and appropriate use of available resources

    Qualifications:

  • B.S. Nursing required.

  • Current Texas licensure with State Board of Nurse Examiners as an RN.

  • Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association required.

  • 2 years clinical experience in area of expertise required.

  • Previous leadership experience preferred.

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Charge Nurse (RN) Medical Surgical Unit

Location: Texas-Tomball-Tomball Regional Medical Ctr

Requisition ID: 26910-87127