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Charge Nurse - 1231770

  • Expired: January 22, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Registered Nurse, Charge Nurse

REPORTS TO: Practice Administrator, CEO and MD Anesthesia


The RN Charge Nurse is responsible for supervising and facilitating the day to day operations of the specified area and its staff


Minimum requirements include graduation from an accredited school of nursing, current state licensure as a registered nurse, BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications

Preferred candidates will have previous experience in surgical services, ambulatory surgery centers, leadership roles

Physical guidelines include ability to stand/walk/sit for up to twelve hours per day; bend, stoop, and twist.

Requires lifting and carrying items weighing up to 40 pounds, including assisting patients when required. Some heavy lifting, pushing, pulling exerted regularly throughout the work shift. Possible exposure to communicable diseases and/or bodily fluids.


a. Manage day to day operations in assigned area

b. Facilitates efficient operations by providing direction, guidance and counseling to staff

c. Responsible for assuring customer service/patient needs are met. Monitors patient service

feedback and works with physicians and manager/director in the resolution of complaints and

service issues

d. Provides contact and follow-up with the staff and physicians (when applicable)

e. Coordinates tasks for assigned area in cooperation with manager/director and physicians

f. Maintains highest level of confidentiality in regards to internal proprietary information and

patient information

g. Develops strong inter-department teamwork and empowerment to meet the needs of the patients

and physicians

h. Works with the manager/director to manage appropriate staffing ratios and overtime

i. Supports and promotes a positive role model and image with vendors, patients, staff, managers,

and physicians

j. Follows all required regulatory and legal compliance related to confidentiality and safety

(HIPAA, OSHA, etc)

k. May be responsible for other tasks in assigned area, such as materials coordination, staff training,



a. Prepare for the arrival of patients to the surgery center by making sure that all required

documentation and testing have been performed and received.

b. Review patient charts for health history, make sure consent has been obtained

c. Ensure all cardiac/pulmonary/medical documentation necessary is available for anesthesia

providers to review in a timely manner

d. Communicate with other health care team members to assure continuity of care in the surgery



a. Skills

i. Demonstrate supervisory skills, ie. ability to provide team leadership, to role model

professional customer service behaviors, and to build effective work teams

ii. Effective facilitator

iii. Patient oriented

iv. Effective listener and communicator. Interfaces well with staff

v. Ability to problem solve and resolve situations effectively

vi. Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information

vii. Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to professionally manage interactions

with difficult people an/or difficult situations

viii. Demonstrate ability to manage multiple priorities

ix. Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures and

governmental/accreditation regulations

b. Abilities

i. Communicate clearly and calmly with patients/families/staff

ii. Elicit information needed to make brief evaluations of situations

iii. Work closely with physicians and other clinicians as needed

iv. Make judgements on/respond to disasters/emergencies

The above is intended to describe the general content and requirements for the performance for this position. It

is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

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Adams Keegan Inc


Newnan, GA
30263 USA



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