Charge Nurse - Medical Surgical unit 6th floor
Oklahoma City, OK 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Charge Nurse - Medical Surgical unit 6th floor (19510433)

Role Purpose:
Utilize the nursing process in care delivery and provide nursing leadership for other patient care personnel.
  • Coordinates all patient care activities and provides supervision of staff RNs, LPNs, and Techs on the assigned unit.
  • Assigns and delegates the care of all patients on the unit based on patient acuity and needs and the skill level of the nursing staff.
  • Utilizes advanced clinical knowledge and critical thinking skills in the performance of all aspects of the Staff RN role and acts as a resource to all staff on the assigned unit.
  • Works collaboratively with physicians and other health care providers to deliver excellent care to all patients on the unit and actively participates in the resolution of problems and complaints.
  • Assist the nurse manager in the interview, evaluation, and discipline processes for all staff supervised on the assigned unit.
  • Demonstrates awareness for financial performance by ensuring unit operates efficiently and productively, specifically when supplying and staffing the unit. Also when appropriate, provides assistance with budget planning for the unit.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Licensed by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse.
  • Professional specialty certification required for certified incumbents.
  • Current CPR (Healthcare Provider).
  • One year of experience as a registered nurse with demonstrated leadership ability and supervisory potential.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Certification by the American Nurses Association (ANA) as a Medical/Surgical Nurse, certification as a CNRN with the American Board of Neurosurgical Nursing, or certification as an ONC with the National Association of Orthopedic Nurses preferred.
Physical Requirements:

Employees in this position are, or can be, required to possess thefollowing physical capabilities:

  • Lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling up to 100 lbs.
  • Stooping, kneeling and/or crouching daily
  • Standing or walking more than 5 hours a day
  • Running to respond to patient emergencies
  • Reaching, grasping, fingering, and/or feeling more than 5 hours a day.
  • Visual acuity in order to correctly distinguish skin tone variations, evidence of IV infiltration, infection; able to read telemetry, blood pressure gauges, etc.
  • Audio acuity in order to correctly distinguish various body sounds (i.e., respirations, heart tones, bowel sounds).
  • Audio acuity to discern sounds made by various types of machinery or equipment that would indicate dangerous or improper operation.

About SSM St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital -
the Shawnee, Okla. community since 1964. The hospital offers a wide
St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital is a 102-bed acute care facility with approximately 60 physicians and 550 health care professionals that has been serving the health care needs of range of services that include cardiology, oncology, surgery, emergency services and urgent care. Formerly known as Unity Health Center, SSM Health finalized an agreement to bring Unity into our system in 2012. St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital offers the community extensive diagnostic services close to home. Additionally, it provides urgent care services in a new location that includes in house lab services and X-ray for the convenience of patients. St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital has been recognized for quality by Press Ganey and the Oklahoma Quality Award, and the hospital is a Certified Healthy Business.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
1+ years
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