Company: Interwest Search
Location: Livermore, CA 94550
Type: Full Time
Experience: Experienced
Will Relocate: Yes
Contact:
Paul Williams
P: 559-298-8437
F:
E: pwilliams@interwestsearch.com

Interwest Search is assisting in the recruitment an RN Charge Nurse - ICU, for our client hospital located near Livermore, CA. This is a full-time, night shift.

The charge nurse provides leadership and management during their assigned shift. Acts in the Manager’s or Assistant Manager’s absence to ensure the department functions appropriately. The charge nurse manages the flow of patients through the department ensuring excellent nursing care, cost-effective use of material and human resources. The charge nurse also provides individualizedgoal-directed nursing care based on knowledge of basic competencies in the fundamentals of nursing and pharmacology from admission to discharge. The charge nurse has knowledge of standards of care, nursing assessment and pharmacology including doses, purpose, interactions, side effects and reactions to medications. In addition, the charge nurse completes the monthly staffing schedule for his/her shift and assists the manager with hiring, evaluation of staff, disciplinary actions, and reward and recognition of staff.

Qualifications:

  • Current Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of California
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
  • Certification and training required by the unit of assignment within six months of hire. ([link removed] NRP for OB, PALS for surgery dept etc…)
  • Ability to read, write, hear and verbally communicate in English to the degree required to perform the job.
  • Must demonstrate excellent written/verbal interpersonal communication and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to manage own time and schedule own tasks. Must have initiative to work efficiently without constant supervision and direction.
  • Must be able to input data, find data, chart patient care activities and navigate through the various computer screens using an electronic health care record.


About Us

Company Name
Interwest Search
location
1772 N. Broadbent Lane, Clovis CA, 93619
Description
Recruitment firm specializing in the placement of healthcare professionals exclusively.