Head Nurse

Location US-MS-SOUTHAVEN
Posted Date 1 week ago(8/5/2020 12:30 PM)
Position Code
7125
Night Shift
Yes
Status
Regular Full-Time
Department
ICU

Overview and Responsibilities

Coordinates and provides care utilizing the critical thinking framework known as the nursing process. The nursing process forms the foundation of the nurse's decision making to help partner with patients/families to attain, maintain and restore health whenever possible. Blends caring, compassion, knowledge and integrity to provide safe quality care that preserves patient autonomy, dignity and rights. Assists manager by providing clinical leadership for nursing employees on an assigned unit to maintain continuity of nursing care in conjunction with the hospital/nursing mission, goals, policies and procedures. Works in collaboration with the Manager/Director/CNO to ensure goal attainment. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

 

Experience Minimum Required:   2 years experience on current unit or specialty area, or 4 years experience in an acute care hospital setting or comparable specialty area.

  • Licensure required: Current RN Licensure permitting practice as a professional nurse in the state of practice.
  • Education Minimum: Completion of a RN program 
  • Education Preferred: BSN
  • Special Skills Minimum Required: Basic computer literacy skills.
  • Certification required: Current American Heart Association healthcare providers  Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Certification preferred: Current American Heart Association ACLS

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