Charge Nurse--Transitional Care Unit

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

Who We Are

Patient focused, community oriented, conveniently located and equipped with technology that rivals the nation's most prestigious healthcare systems, Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center offers a comprehensive and growing array of services delivered by caring and highly skilled medical professionals. We're proud of the therapeutic and administrative upgrades we have made. Mountainside Medical Center has been serving Montclair and its surrounding New Jersey communities since 1891. The physicians, nurses and volunteers who are a part of the Mountainside family are your friends and neighbors. We're your community, your hospital and team, working hard for you.

Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center is proud to continue to provide world-class health care services in a community setting. Our 365 bed medical center has successfully transitioned from a stand-alone facility to being part of Hackensack Meridian Health, the most comprehensive and truly integrated network in New Jersey.  Mountainside is a joint venture between Hackensack Meridian Health and Ardent Health Services, one of the country's leading private hospital management companies.

We are looking for a dynamic and passionate Charge Nurse to join the Mountainside Team!

What You'll Do

The Charge Nurse has the leadership skills, authority, responsibility, and shift accountability for the delivery of nursing care. They are an extension of the leadership team (director, manager, nursing supervisor, clinical preceptor, and/or house supervisor) and must conduct themselves as such.

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Direct clinical nursing, ensure proper staffing and monitor performance data to advance the organizational mission
  • Responsible for providing top patient care as well as providing education on diagnosis, treatment, and recovery care to the patient
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and critical thinking skills.
  • Provides leadership to health care team, delegating work assignments, and other leadership responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate personal commitment to the organization's core values and nursing mission, vision, and philosophy through active involvement in the quality improvement process.
  • Documents in an accurate and through manner in compliance with hospital, regulatory and legal requirements and standards of care
  • Adheres to and complies with the Code of Conduct as part of our Ethics and Compliance program. Attends annual training sessions.
  • Perform any and all other duties as assigned

 

What You'll Bring

  • At least one year experience as a Staff RN on a Medical/Surgical unit required
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing required, Bachelor's Degree in Nursing Preferred
  • Licensed as an RN in the State of New Jersey
  • Maintain current BLS
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Sound critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment

What We Offer

  • Competitive pay
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k with Company match
  • Company paid basic life insurance and long term disability coverage
  • Generous paid time off, including an additional extended illness bank
  • 6 Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Advancement and career development opportunities

Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.