New York, NY 10007
Charge Nurse-Location New York City
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
Functions as the hemodialysis team leader in the provision of chronic hemodialysis care and treatment. Provides day to day direction and supervision to assigned direct patient care staff. Communicates with the physician and other members of the healthcare team to interpret, adjust, and complete patient care plans. Provides safe, effective delivery of patient care in compliance with standards outlined in the facility procedure manual, as well as regulations set forth by the company, state, and federal agencies.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
General and Staff Related:
Provide day to day guidance, support and direction to direct patient care staff, providing informal feedback on an ongoing basis and formal feedback input for the annual performance evaluation. Participate in the department staffing and the appropriate hiring, firing and disciplinary actions. Recommend disciplinary action to Clinical Manager and initiate as appropriate.
Ensure compliance with all company and facility approved procedures and policies as well as regulations set forth by state and federal agencies in clinics with more than 100 patients
Direct Patient Care Staff, Ward Clerk as assigned.
Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing (R.N.)
Current appropriate state licensure.
EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:
Minimum of 9 months of nursing experience and an additional 3 months of clinical experience in dialysis
RN charge nurses assuming responsibility for nursing and patient servicesin the absence of the Clinical Managermust have one-yearclinical experience and six months dialysis experience.
Supervisory or management experience preferred.
Successfully completea training course in the theory and practice of hemodialysis.
Good communication skills verbal and written.
Must meet appropriate state requirements (if any).