RN Nurse in Charge - Surgery

Silver Spring, Maryland
Nov 24, 2021
Dec 24, 2021
Full Time
Employment Type:

Full time


Rotating Shift


• Directs and supervises professional and non-professional staff, holding staff accountable for assigned duties.
• Promotes competent clinical practice as a role model and clinical resource to staff.
• Appropriately delegates nursing and other functions
Job Title: RN Nurse In Charge (NIC) - Surgery

Employment Type: Full time, Evening Shift

Position Highlights:
  • Competitive pay
  • Additional Benefits: Relocation assistance, tuition reimbursement, free parking
  • Quality of Life:Flexible work schedules
  • Advancement:Opportunities to advance through the Clinical Advancement Program
  • Location:Holy Cross Health has two hospitals and four healthcare centers all a short driving distance from Washington DC and Baltimore, MD

General Summary/Responsibilities:

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:
  • 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 as well as performance evaluation and management including verbal coaching and counseling.
  • 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.

What you will need:


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

Current BLS issued through AHA


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.

About us:
Holy Cross Health is a Catholic, not-for-profit health system that serves more than 240,000 individuals each year from Maryland's two largest counties - Montgomery and Prince George's counties. Holy Cross Health earns numerous national awards, clinical designations and accreditations across a wide range of specialties for providing innovative, high-quality health care services.

Holy Cross Hospital has received the award and achievement of being one of Healthgrades 2021 America's 100 Best Hospitals.

Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard toMinority/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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