HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Charge, Registered Nurse - CVICU Nights in Austin, Texas

JOB SUMMARY (Primary purpose of the position.) Under the general supervision of the unit’s Director or designee the Charge Nurse assumes responsibility for direction and coordination of all functions in the unit on his/her designated shifts. In collaboration with other members of the management team, this individual is responsible for the ongoing assessment of the quality of patient care services provided in unit.

The Charge Nurse: A. Assumes responsibility for direction and coordination of all functions of the designated unit during their shift B. Functions as a resource person for staff members. C. Assumes responsibility for the overall quality of nursing care provided when s/he is on duty. D. Makes decisions regarding activities within these areas based on Administrative Operational Standards, Nursing Standards, Human Resource Standards, and Standards of Care for the unit, in collaboration with other members of the management team.

Experience required (Minimumamount of specifically related experience which is required to perform the role at this level. Note in Other additional specific exp.)
None Less than 1 year 1 – 3 years: Clinical Staff Nurse 3 - 7 years More than 7 years Other required experience :

Other preferred experience :

EDUCATION REQUIRED (Minimum formal academic training which typically provides the knowledge and skills necessary for successful job performance. Note in Other if experience may be substituted.) High School Graduate/Equivalent Associate’s Degree-Major: Nursing Bachelor’s Degree-Major: ____ Master’s Degree-Major: _____ Other Degree-Major: ______ Alternate Entry MSN Program Technical Training Other as Noted:

If not required, education preferred:

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Charge, Registered Nurse - CVICU Nights

Location: Texas-Austin-Heart Hospital of Austin

Requisition ID: 25960-53270