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Charge Nurse, PACU Summit

Job ID R-21842 Date Posted 02/22/2023 Location Oakland, California Schedule/Shift/Weekly Hours Regular/Days/40


ABSMC-Summit Campus

Position Overview:

The charge nurse is responsible for the coordination of patient care services for the respective clinical specialty, patient population, and assigned unit/shift. As a patient and nurse advocate, the charge nurse promotes the optimal level of patient care. The charge nurse uses organizational, clinical, communication, and problem solving skills to assist in managing the patient work flow on a daily basis. This position serves as a role model and clinical expert for the delivery of an advanced level of professional nursing care and provides leadership in developing and maintaining optimal patient care standards in the clinical setting.

Job Description:


Graduation from an accredited school of nursing Required
BSN Preferred

RN- Registered Nurse State Licensure Required
BLS- Basic Life Support Certification Required
ACLS-Advanced Cardia Life Support is Required.

Minimum 3 years acute care nursing experience within the past 5 years, at least 1 year of which is within area of specialty is Required.
Two years PACU experience Preferred.

Demonstrates knowledge of patient care techniques, medications, treatments and general health care procedures.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to: work in fast-paced environment with changing priorities, provide basic patient care to a diverse population, read/interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations, write legibly and effectively present ideas, document activities
demonstrate leadership abilities, deal with problems involving several variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Knowledge of documenting in electronic medical record.

Pay Range: $73.66 - $97.38

The salary range for this role may vary above or below the posted range as determined by location. This range has not been adjusted for any specific geographic differential applicable by area where the position may be filled. Compensation takes into account several factors including but not limited to a candidate’s experience, education, skills, licensure and certifications, department equity, training and organizational needs. Base pay is just one piece of the total rewards program offered by Sutter Health. Eligible roles also qualify for a comprehensive benefits package.

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Full Time

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Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday

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This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800.

Sutter Health is an equal opportunity employer EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.

Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment. Applicants for specific positions are still required to disclose certain convictions during the application process, and those convictions may also be considered in determining eligibility for employment in accordance with applicable law.

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