HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Charge Nurse (RN) Patient Care Unit in Houston, Texas

_Texas Orthopedic Hospital – Houston, TX_

_Charge Nurse (RN) - Patient Care Unit _

_Shift: 7A-7P, 3 days a week, rotating weekends)_

Texas Orthopedic Hospital was opened in 1995. We welcome you to a new era in orthopedic care. As one of the only specialty hospitals in the country focusing solely on orthopedics, Texas Orthopedic Hospital is pleased to offer all services conveniently located within one building:

· Diagnostic Imaging · Clinic Visits · In and Out-patient Surgery · Rehabilitation · Aquatic Therapy · Spinal Diagnostic and Treatment Center

Texas Orthopedic Hospital is currently looking for a Charge Nurse (RN) - Patient Care Unit.


_Responsibilities:_ * Under the general direction of the unit's Director or designee, the Charge RN 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 the unit.
* The Charge Nurse assumes responsibility for direction and coordination of all functions during the designated shift.
* S/he functions as a resource person for staff members and assists in necessary education of individual members of the nursing staff.
* S/he assumes responsibilities for the overall quality of nursing care provided when s/he is on duty.
* S/he makes decisions regarding activities within these areas based on Administrative Operational Standards, Nursing Administrative Standards, Human Resource Standards, and Standards of Care for the unit, in collaboration with other members of the management team

_POSITION REQUIREMENTS:_ * Licensed as an RN in the State of Texas, required * Minimum of 2 years of experience on Medical Surgical Floor, Required * BCLS, ACLS, PALS issued by the American Heart Association Healthcare Provider, required

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Charge Nurse (RN) Patient Care Unit

Location: Texas-Houston-Texas Orthopedic Hospital- Houston

Requisition ID: 01601-84553