HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Charge Registered Nurse (RN) Medical Surgical in Brownsville TX, Texas

_Valley Regional Medical Center – Brownsville, TX_ An HCA Affiliated Hospital

_Charge Registered Nurse (RN) – Surgical Unit - Medical Surgical_

Founded as Valley Community Hospital in 1975, Valley Regional Medical Center proudly serves Brownsville and the surrounding communities. Valley Regional is committed to providing the best health care for the residents in the Rio Grande Valley.

Valley Regional Medical Center is a 214 Licensed Bed Facility with over 200 physicians representing over 25 specialties; Valley Regional Medical Center is a leader in a vast array of high quality inpatient and outpatient programs and services, including: * 24 Hour Level III Trauma Emergency Department * Cardiology * Open Heart Surgery * Neurosurgery * Endoscopy * Imaging * Women’s Services * Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit _Valley Regional is currently looking for a Charge Registered Nurse - Surgical Unit - Medical Surgical_

POSITION SUMMARY: * The Charge Nurse performs direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice Act. * Utilizes therapeutic communication in daily practice. * Maintains a safe a therapeutic environment. * Identifies nursing problems as they relate to the individual needs of the patient. * Plans individualized patient care utilizing an interdisciplinary approach. * Participates in performance improvement activities. * Provides care and coordinates participation that fosters the goals of the hospital’s mission and vision statement. * Charge Nurses are responsible for day-to-day activities to ensure the delivery of quality patient care in a therapeutic environment. * Make staff assignments based on patient need and the skill of the staff. * Serve as role models and clinical resource for the staff. * Respond in a timely manner to requests for information or follow-up with physician, staff or patient issues.

_QUALIFICATIONS:_ * Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing * BSN Recommended * Current TX RN licensure * BCLS required

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Charge Registered Nurse (RN) Medical Surgical

Location: Texas-Brownsville TX-Valley Regional Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00187-5623