Location: Tempe St. Luke's Hospital
Posted Date: 7/7/2020
POSITION SUMMARYJOB SUMMARY: The following statements are intended to describe the major elements and requirements of the position and should not be taken as an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals assigned to this job. Provides direct and indirect patient care, supervises LPN’s and non-licensed personnel as assigned in the acute care setting. Communicates with physicians/director/charge nurse/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform nursing duties in assigned department. Additional functions applicable when acting as Charge Nurse: To make patient care assignments based on the skill, experience, and temperament of other nursing personnel and on the acuity of the patients, ensuring patient, staff safety, assist in the evaluation of performance and skills of Agency/Temporary staff as well as permanent critical care staff. To responsibly direct and precept these staff members as needed/assigned in all aspects of critical care management. To participate in quality and process improvement in the department during all phases from planning to implementing, and sustaining efforts, including taking corrective action if other employees fail to carry out delegated duties. Staff will be required to float to like areas across both St. Luke's Medical center, and Tempe St. Luke's campuses as the need arises POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:Current Arizona Registered Nurse Licensure.BCLS certificate.COAP CERTIFICATIONACLS PREFERREDAbility to read and communicate effective in EnglishAdditional languages preferredBasic computer knowledge.For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, see following description Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising client care.