SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
Frankfort Regional Medical Center (FRMC) is a 173 bed acute care hospital. We offer a working environment that's as nurturing as it is dynamic. With our team-oriented approach, and the ample opportunities we provide for learning and career growth, we know you'll find that Frankfort Regional offers the ideal atmosphere where you can use your best skills. FRMC is one of only four Level III Trauma Centers in Kentucky, and has received Chest Pain Center Accreditation with PCI by the Society of Chest Pain Centers - setting the standard for excellence in emergency heart care. Frankfort Regional Medical Center attained Magnet® recognition again in May 2016. Receiving Magnet recognition for the second time is a great achievement for Frankfort Regional Medical Center, as it continues to proudly belong to the global community of Magnet-recognized organizations. Just 430 U.S. health care organizations out of over 6,300 U.S. hospitals have achieved Magnet recognition.
The Charge Nurse is responsible for assigning patients to and monitoring the work of nurses within the unit on assigned shift and to assist the Clinical Coordinator/Supervisor in the supervision of assigned employees on the shift. The Charge Nurse is the first level of administration assigned to the unit in the absence of the Nursing Director/Manager and Clinical Coordinator/Supervisor. The position may also carry a patient load and applies the nursing process to deliver basic, safe, therapeutic care, for individuals or groups of patients. The Charge Nurse is assigned to a designated clinical area to assist in assuring a patient/family focused environment. Benefits:
Tuition Reimbursement Program ($5,250/calendar year)
Student Loan Assistance Program (FT/PT employees)
Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Package
Matching 401(k) Plan
Nursing Clinical Ladder
Generous Paid Time-Off Plan
Employee Stock Purchase Program
Employee Discount Program
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing, Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Must hold a current license from the Kentucky Board of Nursing. BLS required upon hire and ACLS within six months of hire. CCRN within 1 year of eligibility, preferred.
Experience: 1-2 years of previous charge experience preferred. Prior experience in a similar size facility with similar services provided is preferred. Previous emergency, pre-hospital or critical care preferred.
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