Knox Community Hospital
This position provides leadership and oversight for daily department operations as designated by the Clinical Manager. Ensures quality of delivered patient care by collaborating intra/interdepartmentally with staff, directors, physicians, administration and others. Participates in patient care activities both directly and indirectly as a resource to staff members. Delivers direct/indirect patient care utilizing the nursing process or designated scope of practice through data collection and assessment; identification and prioritization of patients problems and needs; and development/ implementation/ evaluation of a nursing plan of care (RN). Demonstrates critical thinking to assure the delivery of safe, quality age specific care. Delegates effectively to appropriate team members. Documents accurately and in a timely manner. Communicates and collaborates with other healthcare team members. Adheres to organizational policies and procedures; regulatory/ accrediting body requirements; and professional practice standards.
Graduate of an accredited program for nursing education, BSN preferred.
Current licensure to practice professional Nursing in the State of Ohio.
Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR (BLS) certification required.
ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) required for certain specialties within 1 year of hire).
Previous charge/supervisory or management experience preferred.
Specialty is preferred; in Medical Practice area and Joint Commission knowledge.