WellStar Health Systems RN -Charge Nurse Behavioral Health in Atlanta, Georgia

Job Title:

RN -Charge Nurse Behavioral Health

Job ID:

AS-1118594

City:

Atlanta, GA

Facility:

WellStar Atlanta Medical Center South

Employment Type:

Regular

Full/Part Time:

Full-Time

Shift:

Days

Department:

Behavioral Health - AMCS

Description:

WellStar

Work where you live, love what you do and stay where you can grow. WellStar is the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, priding itself in investing back into the communities that we serve. Our culture of caring is evident by being recognized three years in a row nationally by Fortune ® Magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, as well as the recommendations and referrals we receive.

Come see why our employees love their career at WellStar and enjoy work-life balance and the opportunity for advancement from within.

Apply today to become the newest shining star in our ever-growing healthcare network.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Under the direction of the Nursing Department Leadership Team, the charge nurse assists the Nursing Manager the 24-hour operation of the patient care services unit. The charge nurse contributes to the establishment and maintenance of practices that ensure excellence in patient care, provides for the efficient use of resources, and undertakes leadership task such as staff schedules, staff evaluations, committee involvement, survey readiness, and other task as assigned by the manager, which are basic to the institutions ability to function in a smooth and effective manner. The charge nurse is proficient in providing patient care consistent with evidenced-base practice, functions in a manner that is consistent with the organizations mission goals and objectives, and demonstrates leadership, customer service, and professional behavior in all interactions.

Required Minimum Education: Holds a BSN degree or is actively pursuing a BSN degree

Required Minimum Experience:

Required Minimum Certification: Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Georgia, BCLS certified

Required Minimum Skills:

The charge nurse must have extensive knowledge of nursing theory and practice acquired through graduation from an accredited school of nursing. The charge nurse must be competent in communication and relationship management, have a comprehensive knowledge of the healthcare environment, possess innovative leadership and business skills and display professionalism.