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RN Charge Inpatient Rehab (Full-Time, Nights)*Eligible for Sign-On and Retention Bonus - $10,000*

Company: StCharles
Location: Boise
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Job Description:

"This position is eligible for a combined sign on and retention bonus in the amount of $10,000.00*, based on experience. To qualify for the bonus, candidates must start prior to 11/30/2021 AND must not have been employed by St. Charles Health System in the last 6 months.

*Bonuses are available to external applicants only and are subject to all applicable tax withholdings. "



TITLE:                                                Charge Nurse

REPORTS TO POSITION:                Varies

DEPARTMENT:                                 Varies

DATE LAST REVIEWED:                 November 30, 2018


Collaborates with leadership in coordination of the assigned shift. Provides clinical support and mentorship to the assigned shift while delivering quality patient and family centered care as a member of the health care team in accordance with SCHS mission, philosophy, policies, and procedures.  Applies standards for professional nursing practice and focuses clinical care to enhance the experience for patients, families, and all others.  Provide direct patient care as per article 7.15.2. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES   (May perform additional duties of similar complexity within SCHS as required or assigned)

Assist unit leadership in the following:

  • Coordination of the shift, bed management, and patient flow (inter and intra departmental).
  • Patient assignment.
  • Proactively monitoring and managing shift staffing to meet patient needs and productivity targets.
  • Determining patient acuity for download and staffing needs for next shift.
  • Successful handoff and communication between shifts.
  • Crisis management for the shift.

Serves as a mentor; teaches, guides, and supports the clinical staff.

Provides input into the evaluation process of unit caregivers.

Demonstrates ability to set priorities and adapt quickly to new situations.

Identifies work-related problems with possible solutions and implements solution(s) (within scope of practice) in collaboration with the clinical supervisor.

Responsible to manage their patient’s experience by clarifying, integrating, and coordinating the roles of the interdisciplinary team and help mentor other nurses clinical skills accordingly.

Supports and assists physicians and staff with computerized documentation.

Serves as a resource within the unit and to other departments regarding unit specific best practices.

Provides 2-way communication of the SCHS mission, vision, values, and strategic plan for the shift.

Lives, models, applies and assures care delivery philosophy in interactions, care and service.

Clinical problem solving.

Help provide coverage for breaks and other times the primary nurse needs relief.

Maintains and demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of nursing principles, practices, standards, and techniques and applies this knowledge in accordance with SCHS policies and work instructions and within laws and regulations governing nursing practice in the State of Oregon.

Assesses the patient’s condition and needs using critical thinking and clinical judgment: sets outcomes; implements appropriate nursing actions and collaborates with other disciplines to meet the patient’s/family’s physical, emotional, spiritual, social, and intellectual needs; and evaluates patient’s progress.

Calculates dosages and administers medications accurately using the “5 Rights” of medication administration. 

Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers, patients and guests.

Ability to document in Electronic Medical Records with proficiency. 

Demonstrates awareness of and supports St. Charles Health System’s departmental and operating unit goals through participation in continuous quality improvement and departmental activities.

Participates in activities that promote professional growth and development of self and others.

Communicates (both written and orally) effectively and maintains professional relationships with caregivers, medical staff, patients, and guests.

Participates in creating a healing environment that supports all aspects of the care environment and the wholeness of each individual, patient and caregiver.

Participates in creating intentional relationships and demonstrates focus attitudes and behaviors that enhance the care experience.

Provides a therapeutic presence in service to others.  Therapeutic presence is purposefully responding to the needs of patients/customers in a caring way.  It includes introducing oneself and stating your purpose, asking the patient their preferred name, sitting with the patient to determine their care goals, active listening, and the skillful use of communication skills (touch, eye contact, etc.).

Performs other related work as directed by immediate supervisor.


Education:  As required by licensure, BSN preferred.

Licensure/Certification/Registration:  Current Oregon RN license.  Varies by department.  AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider certification.  CRRN preferred. 

Experience:  Varies by department.  Two years of nursing experience in the clinical area of assigned supervision required.  Previous leadership experience preferred.

* Must be able to wear appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) required to perform the job safely.


Continually (75% or more): Standing and walking, keyboard operation, use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech level.

Frequently (50%): Sitting, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 1-25 pounds. The use and operation of a motor vehicle for Home Health and Wound Caregivers.

Occasionally (25%): Bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching, climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area), reaching overhead, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds, grasping/squeezing, ability to hear whispered speech level.

Rarely (10%): Climbing stairs.

Never (0%):  Climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area), operation of a motor vehicle.

Exposure to Elemental Factors

Rarely (10%): Wet/slippery area, chemical solution.

Never (0%):  Heat, cold, noise, dust, vibration, uneven surface.

Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category

Risk for Exposure to BBP


Schedule Weekly Hours:


Caregiver Type:



Third Shift (United States of America)

Is Exempt Position?


Job Family:


Scheduled Days of the Week:


Shift Start & End Time:

1900& 0730

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