HCMD_Nurse In-Charge_S069

Silver Spring, Maryland
Feb 14, 2017
Mar 30, 2017
Full Time
Position Purpose:The Nurse in Charge (NIC) is a designated clinical leader for a patient care area who works under the supervision of and in collaboration with the Department Director to plan and coordinate care at the service/department level. This position is responsible and accountable for:
•\tCost effective decision-making regarding operations including utilization and application of resources. (i.e., human resources, patient care environment, supplies, etc.)
o\tDirecting and supervising professional and non-professional staff
o\tDetermining staff assignment and scheduling
•\tAssuring compliance with regulatory and accreditation standards.
•\tParticipating in the development of patient care standards and delivery of care processes.
•\tFacilitating and participating in staff development, including orientation and training.
•\tParticipating in performance evaluation and management including verbal coaching and counseling.
•\tParticipating in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the quality improvement and safety plan.
•\tMaintaining a clinical environment that demonstrates service excellence.
•\tFunctioning as a professional role model and resource person.
The authority to exercise these responsibilities often requires the use of independent judgement. The NIC supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Health.Job Description Details:

Minimum licensure/certification required (if applicable):

Current licensure by the Maryland State Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse.

BLS certified; additional Life Support training as applicable to unit requirements.

Department specific specialty certification required within six months of start of position.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:

Baccalaureate and/or Master's degree in nursing required.  Master's degree preferred. 

Minimum of 3 years of specialty specific experience in an acute care setting.

Advanced computer skills to include data entry and retrieval, including Microsoft specialty products.

Reads, writes, speaks and comprehends English language.

Ability to effectively communicate complex and comprehensive information thoroughly and succinctly.

Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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