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Charge Nurse- Team Lead - Nights

Company: Carespring
Location: Hamilton
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:


The Charge Nurse is to assist the Nursing supervisor in the responsibility for the total patient care within the nursing unit, and the management of the unit.


LPN $26 to $30 depending on experience and licensure

RN $32 to $38 depending on experience and licensure.

On top of those great base rates we offer additional shift differentials for evening and weekend shifts!!


  • Carry out administrative and patient care duties as part of their shift responsibilities
  • Supervises and assumes responsibility for the actions and care delivered by the STNA's
  • Abides by department policies and procedures and interprets them to personnel, medical staff, patients and the public.
  • Willing to work on the unit designated by the D.O.N., A.D.O.N, or Supervisor.
  • Checks 24 hour report sheet for changes/updates in the patient care needs for the day.
  • Makes walking rounds, supervision of the N.A. care delivered.
  • Administers medication (including IV) and treatment per the Physician orders specific to the patient.
  • Attempts to meet the needs of the patient in a spiritual or psychological manner with the resources available to the nurse.
  • Assists and directs in the admission/discharge process of patients. ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
    • Gives and receives report at the beginning and change of shift to oncoming staff.
    • Takes and transcribes physician orders.
    • Answers telephone inquiries.
    • Evaluates patient care needs, condition, develops and or adds to existing plan of care for the individual patient.
    • Admission process of patient in the event the documentation nurse is not available (verifying Physician orders, transcribing pre-admission information, arranging diagnostic and therapeutic needs within and outside of the facility, ordering medication/treatment need, communication to dietary of the patient needs, completes needed paper work per admission check list)
    • Transfer and discharge of patients (arrangements for transportation, communication with the family/responsible party, appropriate paper work to accompany the patient).
    • Maintains appropriate documentation in the patient electronic medical record GENERAL UNIT DUTIES:
      • Directs and assists with department cleaning and care of equipment/appliances.
      • Communication with teamwork with all departments.
      • Overall safety and cleanliness of the unit.
      • Greet and direct visitors on the unit PERSONNEL REQUIREMENTS:
        • Valid Nursing license in the state where the facility is located
        • Responsible for meeting the state required continuing education hours per licensure period.
        • Good physical and mental health.
        • Have a sincere desire to work with elderly
        • Must be willing to perform non-professional duties.
        • Must be level-headed and take or give direction in an emergency situation.
        • Must be able to place the patient needs above own desires or judgement.
        • Must always serve as a patient advocate.

Keywords: Carespring, Hamilton , Charge Nurse- Team Lead - Nights, Healthcare , Hamilton, Ohio

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