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Charge Nurse (RN)

Company: Ascension Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital
Location: Nashville
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

$15,000 Commitment Incentive Bonus
Full Time - Night Shift -

Ascension Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital is a 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital operated jointly between Ascension Saint Thomas and Lifepoint Health. A career here is more than a job. It is an opportunity to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in Nashville, providing high-quality inpatient rehabilitation services designed to help patients with acute physical limitations as they progress toward independent living. You have specialized skills and our patients need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!

Our benefits:
--- - -$15,000 Commitment Incentive Bonus
--- - -Tuition assistance/reimbursement
--- - -Low nurse-to-patient ratios
--- - -Expansive benefit package
--- - -Professional development and advancement opportunities
--- - -Targeted approach to career development
--- - -Strong interdisciplinary teamwork opportunities
--- - -Superior quality patient outcomes
--- - -Supportive leadership and culture
--- - -CEU Support
--- - -State-of-the-art equipment - - -
What you will do in this role:

The charge nurse assures the provision of safe and effective patient care after hours, on weekends and on holidays or when CNO/NM/Interim is not in building
Responsibilities include assessment of all departments in order to assure continuity of care and report pertinent information to management and administration
The charge nurse is responsible for effectively communicating unusual occurrences or complaints for follow -up and intervenes immediately when needed
Ensures the nursing department staff performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors
Ensures occurrence of appropriate documentation, including documentation of medical necessity, by staff in medical records; monitors completion and revisions to the Interdisciplinary Care Plan
Assists to review and evaluate risk and quality indicators, patient satisfaction results, and outcomes in order to continually improve performance and outcomes; communicates this information to the nursing department
-Assures education and training is provided to nursing staff on Quality Indicators (QIs) assures timely and accurate QI assessments and scoring are performed
Other duties as assigned


Graduate of accredited registered nurse program with current licensure in the state. - Bachelor's degree preferred
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support required
Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN) preferred
Minimum of two years of experience in rehabilitative or acute care setting and/or demonstrates leadership ability
Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, evaluate and direct activities of clinical personnel; effective oral and written communication skills, in English with additional languages preferred; proficiency in basic computer skills required.
Demonstrates problem solving and critical thinking skills

Ascension Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital strives to maximize the health, function, and quality of life of those we serve through comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs. Our rehabilitation programs provide ongoing care and specialized treatment to patients throughout their recovery journey. We offer customized, intense rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation, and orthopedic injury.

Keywords: Ascension Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital, Nashville , Charge Nurse (RN), Healthcare , Nashville, Tennessee

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