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Catholic Health Initiatives Medical Surgical Charge Nurse in Little Rock, Arkansas

Overview

Nurse Patient Care Coordinator with CHI St Vincent have a variety of skills from clinical to project management. In addition to the RN Job Description, responsibilities include facilitating day-to-day operations of the Unit. Collaborates with staff, Nurse Managers, team leaders, supervisors, and physicians to ensure quality patient care is being provided with optimum patient outcomes

As a nurse with us, you will advance your career by providing care to patients funneled in from other units in the medical center which will quickly acquaint you with a variety of injuries, treatment options, and disease states. This provides you with the education and experience to advance your nursing career in a specialized service line.

You appreciate that you will rarely have the same day twice and you thrive in a fast-paced clinical environment. Your documentation and communication is thorough, adding value to the whole nursing team. You position your teammate to do his, her, or their best work benefiting your shared patients by ensuring a smooth transition at shift change when you give a report.

CHI St. Vincent, a regional health network serving Arkansas, is part of CommonSpirit Health. We have served Arkansas since 1888 with a history of many firsts. Together with more than 4,500 coworkers, 1,000 medical staff, and 500 volunteers, we consistently receive praise for care advancements. CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health in 2019. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

CHI St. Vincent provides you with the same level of care you provide to others. We care about our employee’s well-being and offer benefits that complement and support your work/life balance.

Responsibilities

  • Functions as a clinical and leadership mentor and coach to new and existing staff

  • Provides input and feedback to the nurse manager/department leadership in regards to team performance

  • Remains aware of and guides effective management of materials and supplies, and works to minimize waste.

  • Communicates the shared vision, mission and values of the department, SVI, and CHI.

  • Participates in and actively supports Unit Council decisions

  • Supports an atmosphere that encourages high performance, teamwork and continual improvement of staff in order to

  • Role models clinical and professional excellence.

We are offering a sign on bonus up to $25,000 to hires who meet the eligibility requirements. We also offer additional pay for participation in our clinical ladder as well as referral bonuses, excellent benefits, and relocation assistance.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Nursing from accredited nursing program or Associates Degree in Nursing required.

  • Admission to a BSN program within one year, or obtaining a Bachelor degree within 2 years of assuming position is strongly encouraged.

  • Active Registered Nurse Licensure in Arkansas or eNLC licensure with multistate privileges in good standing with the Arkansas Board of Nursing. License must be unencumbered.

  • 2 years recent Nursing experience in area of specialty

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN)

  • Participation in Nursing Career Advancement Program

  • 1 year charge/management experience

  • Membership in professional organization

Pay Range

$34.95 - $45.81 /hour

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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