Job Description

DRG Professional Services is partnered with Oklahoma's largest, most complex and number 1 ranked health system. This is a direct hire, full time (not travel or contract) opportunity with a Level 1 Academic University Hospital.

This "Not For Profit" hospital is beginning its Magnet journey and currently experiencing phenomenal growth. Due to this growth, this position offers significant opportunity for advancing in your career, whether it be cross training in another modality or looking at getting into supervisor or management roles. Further your career and make an impact on your community through the work you do every day!


As a Registered Nurse in the Cardiovascular Unit, you will care for patients with both common and complex ailments.
This 32 bed unit is part of a center of excellence specializing in diagnosing, preventing and treating disorders and illnesses affecting the heart and entire cardiovascular system.

Nurses are an integral part of medical breakthroughs and complex care. Our nurses work in an environment of respect, professionalism and teamwork. They perform at the leading edge of their specialties and handle complex cases that many hospitals rarely see. Patients count on our nurses to deliver specialized care and services unavailable anywhere else in the region.

Significant opportunity to cross train and advance your career.

Unit Information:


  • Night Shift (7p - 7a) with rotating weekends.
  • Cardiovascular Unit is a 32 bed unit (12 stepdown and 20 floor).
  • Patient to nurse ratio: 3:1 step down and 5:1 floor

Position Description: Under limited administrative direction, supervises nursing staff and provides expert nursing care to patients with health problems ranging from complex to multi-complex.

Responsibilities:
  • Supervises nursing staff on a shift and ensures safe and effective nursing care is provided to assigned patients.
  • Ensures the oncoming shift has adequate nursing personnel to meet identified patient care needs; arranges for staff to work overtime shifts for personnel shortages based on minimum staffing requirements; assists in the development of monthly personnel schedules.
  • Assists in determining work assignments based on nursing resources and identified patient care needs.
  • Assists with revision of policies and procedures.
  • Evaluates, documents and counsels staff on a designated shift regarding job requirements and work performance; assists with employee evaluations and recommends appropriate personnel actions.
  • Conducts meetings with staff on a designated shift to discuss patient care and unit concerns.
  • Ensures educational offerings and experiences are available to staff.
  • Develops quality assurance indicators.
  • If pertinent to the area, will be responsible for updating operating room procedure cards for specialty areas.
  • Ensures orientation of new employees to a unit.
  • Monitors productivity targets established by the department.

Qualifications:

Education:
  • Bachelors degree in Nursing (BSN)

Licensure/Certifications/Registrations Required:
  • Current RN licensure or compact licensure recognized by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing upon hire
  • BCLS upon hire.
Experience:
  • 6 months of experience as a charge nurse required.
  • 1.5 years of experience in a hospital, acute care setting.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of nursing theory, practices, techniques, procedures and standards plus the principles of supervision.
  • Skill in planning and organizing nursing care, applying advanced nursing clinical skills, maintaining records and charts, preparing written reports and in maintaining effective working relationships with others.


The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

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