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RN Charge Nurse - Emergency Department

Job ID: 29641
Location: Florence, OR
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.75
Benefit Eligibility: Part-time benefits

Job Description

Description

Are you looking for your next adventure? Do you believe each patient deserves safe, evidence-based, and compassionate care? If so, Peace Harbor in Florence, Oregon might be the place for you! We are looking for a Charge RN for the Emergency Department for a 0.75 FTE, Day Shift. Hourly compensation starts at $40.97 (more depending on experience). Our vision is “Every person receives safe, compassionate care, every time, every touch” and we are looking for you to help us carry that out!

**Hiring Bonus and relocation for eligible candidates!**

PeaceHarbor is part of the PeaceHealth hospital family that has been serving the local community as a critical access hospital and level III trauma center for close to 35 years.

Find out more about us here: https://peacehealth.culturehq.com/story/5635

Florence is Oregon's coastal playground with its pinewood forests, rolling sand dunes, miles of beaches, charming boutiques, antique shops, and delicious seafood. Just an hour west of Eugene, this is the go-to getaway destination for locals seeking rest, relaxation and recreation.

Florence provides activities for everyone! From dune buggy tours in the sand dunes, horseback riding on the beach, taking in the sunset from the beach, whale watching, touring the Sea Lion caves or vising Oregon’s most picturesque lighthouse at Heceta Head, we have you covered.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

What our caregivers are saying:

“We’re a big, little health system. It’s great to practice with the most advanced tools in a small town setting”

“We really are like a family"

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Generous Relocation Assistance
  • Great shift differentials
  • Medical and Dental, Vision, Retirement, and Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Assistance
  • PTO with no waiting period
  • Professional practice support
  • Collaborative team environment

JOB SUMMARY

The Charge Nurse is a frontline leader who works under the direction of the Manager/Director. The Charge Nurse assists the Manager/Director in coordinating unit activities which assure safe and clinically effective patient care. The Charge Nurse supports and directs staff members in providing compassionate care and services to patients and families from diverse ethnic and social groups. Independent decision-making is expected in the execution of routine duties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Coordinate patient care by shift and department.
  2. Supervision and assessment of clinical practice. Direct and delegate to other team members.
  3. Coach for performance to achieve individual and organizational goals; including orientation, competencies and evaluations.
  4. Develop the departmental team and collaborative relationships to achieve expected outcomes.
  5. Serve as a clinical and resource expert for the department.
  6. Articulate shift/team operational issues to management as appropriate.
  7. Appropriate stewardship of resources.
  8. Adapts decision-making style to the situation and level of authority for achieving an optimal outcome including using collaborative decision making and effective communication skills.
  9. Identify and apply opportunities for clinical practice improvement and support them with staff.
  10. Ensure professional effectiveness through education and professional development.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • BSN preferred
  • Specialty certification preferred.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum of two years acute care nursing experience required
  • Minimum of two years recent Emergency nursing experience preferred.
  • Three years of acute care nursing strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership skills required
  • Facilitation skills preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Oregon
  • BLS and ACLS at date of hire
  • TNCC must be obtained within a standard grace period from hire or transfer, as specified in the PeaceHealth Policy Resuscitation Training Completion Requirements, or upon hire.
  • PALS must be obtained within a standard grace period from hire or transfer, as specified in the PeaceHealth Policy Resuscitation Training Completion Requirements, or upon hire.
  • NIHSS certification within 6 months of hire and recertification every 2 years.

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment
  • Consistently demonstrates Service Excellence behaviors with patients, families and colleagues.
  • Able to support and interpret medical center’s philosophy, policies and procedures
  • Ability to balance information regarding patient needs, staff needs, and unit needs in decision making
  • Demonstrated interest in staff development
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficient computer skills including MS Office applications

PEACE HARBOR PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less.
  • Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
  • Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time).

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.  

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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