May 14, 2021

Charge RN - Surgical Services

  • St. Joseph Health & Covenant Health
  • Eureka, CA, USA

Job Description

We are looking for a Charge RN - CNA (California Nurses Association) with the Surgery Department at St. Joseph Hospital Eureka.

Location: Eureka, CA

Schedule: Full Time, 80 bi-weekly hours

Shift: 10-hour Evenings

Job Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager/Director, the Charge Nurse is responsible for efficient patient flow within the unit, delegation of patient assignments, and provides support to caregivers aligning their level of training, experience, and the patient acuity. The Charge Nurse works in collaboration with medical providers and ancillary caregivers to insure the quality of patient care. The Charge Nurse employs intellectual, interpersonal and technical skills using the nursing process to assist patients in achieving maximum health potential. Serving as the patient’s advocate, the Charge Nurse provides direct patient care, as needed, assumes responsibility and accountability for nursing care for patients of various ages as defined by the department scope of service. The Charge Nurse is a resource to ensure the implementation of the plan of care, adherence to policies and compliance with established standards of care/practice. The Charge Nurse may or may not provide input to caregiver performance and evaluations. NOTE: The Charge Nurse for the Childbirth Center (CBC) is required to triage patients and ensure MSE is performed on all unscheduled outpatients.


• Ability to ensure patient confidence and comfort.

• Competent in job responsibility through appropriate licensure, orientation, annual competencies, and annual evaluation.

• Clearly and appropriately communicates with physicians, caregivers, families, and customers.

• Reads, understands, and interprets physician orders, instructions, correspondence, memorandums and medical records.

• Uses critical thinking and clinical judgment to problem solve

• Collaborates with caregivers and leadership on issues relating to personnel and clinical matters.

Position Requirements:

Education: Graduate of an accredited nursing school and/or proof of licensure by the State of California

Experience: Acute care with appropriate specialty expertise required. Excels in communication, collaboration, dependability, and follow-through.

Licensure: State of California as a Registered Nurse

Certification: Current CPR and ACLS certification is required.

National Geographic Traveler calls Humboldt County one of the world's top ten great places while the USDA declares this area to be "America's Most Scenic Rural County."It's also home for St. Joseph Hospital, located in Eureka and serving the community since 1920. We're a full-service, state-of-the-art facility with 145 licensed beds including a 15-bed Acute Rehab Unit.Redwood Memorial Hospital is located in the Eel River Valley in the southern part of Humboldt County.Redwood Memorial Hospital fosters a healing and welcoming environment by taking a holistic, patient-centered approach to medicine.To learn more about our facilities and all Humboldt County has to offer, please visit: St. Joseph Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Humboldt County Entities

Category: Medical/Surgical Nursing

Req ID: R316852