600 East Boulevard Elkhart Indiana 46514 United States
Posted: Apr 16, 2019
Serves as an administrative resource for all staff and managers during evenings, nights, holidays and weekends. Makes administrative decisions that directly affect patient care in various areas. Provides direction for problem-solving activities. Ensures that there is adequate functioning of the various departments within the hospital. Serves as a representative of the Nursing areas and acts as a liaison with other departments. Applies the nursing process utilizing Relationship Based Care framework. Establishes strong patient family relationships. Collaborates with other professional, clinical and ancillary staff in providing quality care to patients. Displays strong teamwork. Exhibits self-care and self-knowing in order to be empathetic and compassionate with every interaction. Reports to the Director.
EGH Nursing Purpose: To ensure safe, compassionate, innovative patient centered care, promote and engage in the advancement of evidenced-based nursing practice, create a culture of collaboration, professionalism and a healthy work environment.
MISSION & VISION
Mission: To enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the communities we serve as the community’s provider of outstanding quality, superior value and comprehensive health care services.
Vision: Our vision is to achieve:
Innovative health care and well-being services of the highest quality at the greatest value
Easy access and convenience
Outstanding patient experiences
Ongoing education involving physicians, patients and the community
Education and Experience
The knowledge, skills, and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the following:
The successful completion of an Associate’s Degree or Bachelor of Science in Nursing. After January 1, 2014 candidates are required to have or obtain a BSN within three years of employment as a Registered Nurse.
Requires a valid Registered Nurse license for the State of Indiana.
A minimum of two to five years of job-related experience is required. Two to three years as Staff Nurse, additional management experience as Charge Nurse, Shift Coordinator and/or Unit Manager is preferred.
Must have or obtain Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS/CPR) within 90 days of hire. Must maintain current CPR certification.
Serves as role model and leader for nursing staff.
Knowledge & Skills
Must be able to make quick decisions using good analytical skills of available information.
Requires sound judgment and reasoning skills.
This position requires a valid RN license for the state of Indiana.
It also requires a working knowledge of policies and procedures of EGH and of legalities in nursing.
Requires basic knowledge and understanding of principles of management.
A clinical knowledge base.
Exhibit sound nursing judgment and ability to assess the situation and make an appropriate decision.
General working knowledge and familiarity with equipment operated by the general RN staff within the nursing division.
Knowledge of computer, keyboard, CRT and printer.
Works in a hospital and patient care environment.
Requires the physical ability and stamina (i.e. to walk/stand for prolonged periods of time, push carts/wheelchairs up to 50 pounds, to position/lift patients at a maximum of 35 pounds unassisted, over 35 pounds requires assistance, provide CPR, etc.) to perform the essential functions of the position.