AHD Charge Nurse
Company: Alameda Health System
Posted on: June 22, 2022
SUMMARY: Under general supervision, the AH Charge Nurse will act
as lead person for nursing or nursing support personnel and to be
responsible for the operation of an assigned area for each shift
and ensure optimal patient care; plans, implements, and evaluates
patient care. Performs related duties as required.
DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: NOTE: Following are the duties
performed by employees in this classification. However, employees
may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Not all
duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual in the
1. During the course of a shift, performs Nurse Leader rounds to
all patients in assigned area to assess nursing care and status of
assignment of personnel; makes reassignment as necessary and
provides assistance, teaching, or guidance as needed.
2. Gathers and assess information about patients to meet nursing
needs; assists and consults with physician in the performance of
procedures and diagnostic tests; contacts physicians and/or other
departments to obtain or provide patient information.
3. Monitors implementation of standards set by State and National
regulatory and/or accrediting agencies; verifies that
administrative and personnel procedures are completed accurately;
interprets and implements policies, procedures and regulations.
4. Monitors the regularity of programs providing for infection
control, quality assurance, continuity of care, teaching of
patients, and coordination of care with other departments.
5. Participates in promoting a healthy, safe, and therapeutic
environment for patient and families; set up and controls the
environment essential for infection control.
6. Promotes cordial and productive patterns of communication among
staff, patients and family members; communicates regularly to
immediate supervisor any needs, problems or suggestions.
7. Completes Sentact Rounding as directed
8. Completes unit's daily charge nurse checklist
9. May need to temporarily go into patient care in emergent
Education: Graduate of an accredited Nursing program required;
Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred. Minimum Experience: Two
years of experience as a Registered Nurse II with AHS or the
equivalent of three years full-time professional nursing experience
in a large acute facility in the clinical area of application.
(NOTE: a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an accredited school may
be substituted for one year of the required experience.)
Preferred License/Certifications: CCRN - Critical Care Registered
Nurse is desirable. (For Intensive Care Unit)
Preferred Licenses/Certifications: CEN - Certified Emergency Nurse
is desirable (for Emergency Department positions).
Preferred Licenses/Certifications: PCCN - Progressive Care Nursing
is desirable (Telemetry Department positions).
Required Licenses/Certifications: ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life
Support Certification - issued by AHA - American Heart Association,
may be required per facility or unit/department specialty according
to patient care policies.
Required Licenses/Certifications: BLS - Basic Life Support
Certification issued by the American Heart Association. Other
advanced life support certifications may be required per
unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
Required Licenses/Certifications: CPI -Crisis Prevention
Intervention Training (required for certain positions in the
Required Licenses/Certifications: PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life
Support Certification- AHA American Heart Association (Required for
Required Licenses/Certifications: Valid license to practice as a
Registered Nurse in the State of California.
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throughout the East Bay are turning to Alameda Hospital for quality
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Bay Area Hospital who value a state-of-the-art medical facility,
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