Nurse In Charge-PACU

Silver Spring, Maryland
Jul 29, 2021
Aug 02, 2021
Full Time
Employment Type:

Full time


Rotating Shift


This is an opportunity to work with a dynamic team of nursing professionals in the
PACU at a well respected healthcare organization. At Holy Cross we value patient-care, work-life balance and a positive culture.

Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital

We offer:

• Competitive salary
• Benefits - Medical, Dental & Vision, PTO, Free Parking, Metro Access,

Tuition Reimbursement, 403(b)
• Quality of Life: Flexible work schedules
• Advancement: Career growth opportunities

Location: Holy Cross Health has two hospitals and four healthcare centers all a short driving distance from Washington DC and Baltimore, MD
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 in the PACU. This position is responsible and accountable for:
  • Cost effective decision-making regarding operations including utilization and application of resources. (i.e., human resources, patient care environment, supplies, etc.)
    • Directing and supervising professional and non-professional staff
    • Determining staff assignment and scheduling
  • Assuring compliance with regulatory and accreditation standards.
  • Participating in the development of patient care standards and delivery of care processes.
  • Facilitating and participating in staff development, including orientation and training.
  • Participating in performance evaluation and management including verbal coaching and counseling.
  • Participating in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the quality improvement and safety plan.
  • Maintaining a clinical environment that demonstrates service excellence.
  • Functioning 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.

Minimum licensure/certification required (if applicable):

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

BLS certification

Department specific specialty certification required within six months of start of position if applicable

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.

Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to Minority/Females/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) status.


Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 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 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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