Charge Nurse

Baptist Health

Job Description

- Licensure Required
- 1-2 years experience is required

The Charge Nurse is responsible for facilitating, coordinating, and evaluating unit activities for the provision of quality patient care during the assigned shift within the framework of the mission, vision, and values of Baptist Health. The Charge Nurse is responsible for the Nurse Manager/Assistant Nurse Manager and serves as a mentor to the staff. The Charge Nurse demonstrates the consistent ability to act as a role model by providing direction in the application of the nursing process, quality improvement standards, and organizational and department goal and objectives in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.

Education/Experience: Valid AL RN license. BCLS; ACLS Unit Specific; NRP Unit Specific; PALS Unit Specific; Minimum 1 year staff nurse experience required.

License/Certification required: Current AL RN License; BCLS

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to resolve customer complaints and concerns.
Skill in the use of computers, preferably in a PC, Windows-based operating environment.
Ability to effectively manage time and schedules.
Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
Ability to observe, assesses, and record work, safety and infection control standards.

Employment Type



Night shift