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Charge Nurse

Company:
Executive Search Solutions
Location:
Salem, Oregon, United States
Posted:
November 29, 2016

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Description:

Charge Nurse – Salem, OR

We are searching for an experienced Charge Nurse to supervise clinical services within a skilled nursing facility located in Salem, Oregon. This is a full time position. Day shift floor/charge nurse 6 am-2pm with a 4 on 2 off rotation.

Our facility is tucked in the center of the picturesque Willamette Valley where our patients benefit from a full range of short-term rehabilitation services including physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech language pathology. Our long-term care residents stay engaged in life with enriching activities and restorative programs.

We’re proud to be a well-established, locally run, and 100% employee-owned company. Come join our professional team and our unwavering commitment to caring!

Charge Nurse Essential Job Functions:

• Supervising the nursing department staff in the daily delivery of resident care

• Schedules job assignments and setting nursing unit priorities

• Providing direct resident care when needed, as determined by resident condition and available staff

• Working closely with physicians and the interdisciplinary team to plan, implement, and evaluate resident care

• Efficiently communicating relevant information (patient information, safety or equipment issues, quality of care concerns, etc.) to immediate supervisor

• Utilizing clinical decision support tools; facility protocols, medical reference materials, and sound nursing judgment, to perform clinical activity

• Facilitating the patient and family/significant other education process

• Addressing resident and family concerns with respect, empathy, and diplomacy

• Following policies for attendance, punctuality and overall dependability

• Promptly and effectively performing all assigned responsibilities

• Ensuring that resident care is provided per physician order in a manner consistent with organizational policy, goals and values

Charge Nurse qualifications:

• Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a valid state license and CPR certification.

• Demonstrated knowledge of nursing process, particularly as it relates to geriatric residents, long-term care, and rehabilitation.

• Strong clinical skills and ability to react appropriately in emergency situations.

• Impeccable verbal and written communication skills.

Benefits and Perks:

• Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance available for full time employees

• Generous PTO for full time

• New, higher wage scale

• Employee Stock Option Program

• 401k

Please click apply now, email resume to Tony Perry at TPerry@essusa.net, or fax resume to 877-685-8779 to be considered for this position. We look forward to hearing from you!