Charge Nurse - Registered Nurse (RN)

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Nursing



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About American Health Communities (AHC)  

American Health Communities, a division of Franklin, Tennessee-based American Health Partners Inc. operates 29 senior living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers in Tennessee and Alabama. AHC specializes in caring for seniors by providing a full range of short-term and long-term healthcare in a home-like environment. For more information, visit AHCseniorcare.com.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The purpose of this position is to direct basic resident care in a manner conducive to the comfort and safety of residents, as well as give direct nursing care to residents.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  To perform this job, an individual must perform essential functions satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation; including, but not limited to: 

  • Direct the day-to-day functions of nursing aides and other staff being supervised
  • Give direct nursing care to residents
  • Notify physician, physician assistant or Nurse Practitioner when resident’s condition warrants
  • Perform administrative duties, such as documenting of notes, assessments, etc.
  • Admit, transfer and discharge residents according to policy
  • Conduct and/or monitor prescribed treatments, such as dressing changes, drawing of blood, catheter changes, NG tube insertion and removal, laboratory work, and document, etc.
  • Perform emergency procedures, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and in the event of death, notify family and appropriate other parties
  • Monitor and update care plans on each shift as appropriate 

Required Work Experience:

  • Minimum of six (6) months experience working in a hospital, long term care facility or other health care institution 

Licensing/Certification/Education Requirements: 

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing with a Registered Nurse (RN) degree
  • Current State of Tennessee Registered Nursing (RN) License
  • Current CPR Certification 

Other Requirements:

  • Position may require unscheduled overtime, after-hours, and week-end work
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours
  • Travel required  

Physical Requirements:

  • Job will require frequent lifting of objects up to 50 pounds 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervises support staff including training, scheduling and assigning work, reviewing performance, recommending salary increases, promotions or discharges and assists in problem solving for staff

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Our Organization does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, or any other characteristic(s) protected by federal, state, and local laws. The Organization will also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities should a request for an accommodation be made.

Education
Required
  • Associates or better
Licenses & Certifications
Required
  • CPR Certification
  • Registered Nurse

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