KOS Charge Nurse


Assures quality, safety and satisfaction outcomes are met on his/her shift.

Coordinates appropriate patient placement and facilitates patient flow.

Adjusts assignments and staffing levels as needed throughout shift and addresses any conflicts as they arise.

Demonstrates ability to adapt model of care delivery to resources available.

Escalates safety concerns appropriately and participates in patient safety initiatives.

Assures emergency readiness-crash cart and other safety checks are completed per unit requirement.

Ensures that policies, procedures, and protocols are utilized to prevent staff injury.

Maintains compliance for accreditation standards.

Works under general supervision.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Requirements and Minimum Qualifications:

Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.

Two years nursing experience in a hospital setting.

BSN or enrollment by December 2017 and continuous progression towards completion of a BSN program by year 2020 required.

Licensure in the State of Idaho as a Registered Professional Nurse .

BLS required from American Red Cross, AHA Health Saver or Healthcare Provider Card from the American Heart Association.

Approved professional certification to be obtained within 12 months or when eligibility requirements are met.

Working Conditions:

Must be able to maintain a standing position

Typical equipment used in a clinical and office job

Must be able to stoop, crouch or bend

Must be able to push, pull, or transfer heavy equipment

Must be able to lift or move up to 25 lbs

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Job Details:

Posted Date : 2022-05-07

Job type : Full Time

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