For more than 90 years, Hillcrest Medical Center has provided an environment of hope, health and healing. The 690-bed hospital is among Oklahoma's most widely respected and acclaimed hospitals, offering extraordinary care and a multitude of services in many areas.
This position is responsible for patient care coordination on designated shift in assigned department with collaboration with the supervisor or manager. To insure quality patient care consistent with the philosophy and objectives of the organization. This position provides direct operational support for the unit on a shift basis, acts as a clinical resource person for the staff and acts as a liaison between staff and management, assisting the manager in determining staffing needs and identifying problems the designated unit. The charge nurse provides the communication link between manager, supervisor, staff, patients, physicians and others. The position serves as a resource to staff for patient care assessment and in the planning of nursing interventions. The position facilitates problem resolution and collaborates with the manager in assessing quality of care provided, identifying staff strengths and weaknesses, and in evaluation of staff performance. Operational issues are identified by this position, and the individual works to take action and correct problems. Interface with physicians and interdisciplinary teams for comprehensive care planning is also required.