Overview: CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more
than 700 care sites across the U. S. , from clinics and hospitals
to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is
accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our
world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need
caring and our families need protection. With our combined
resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy
communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and
innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our
hospitals and out in the community.
CHI St. Joseph Health
Since 1936 CHI St. Joseph Health has been caring for the
communities of Bryan, College Station, Brenham, Hearne, Navasota,
Caldwell, and Madisonville. With the area's only Level II Trauma
Center, the first Joint Commission certified Primary Stroke Center,
and the first accredited Chest Pain Center in the Brazos Valley,
CHI St. Joseph Health is a leader in critical care and the largest
provider of cardiovascular care in the region.
As an integrated healthcare system, CHI St. Joseph Health
includes a comprehensive network of over 100 employed providers
including primary care physicians, specialists and advanced
practice clinicians. Our network includes more than 30 ambulatory
clinics featuring primary care, a freestanding Emergency Room,
Express Clinics, and imaging and diagnostic services.
As an active member of the Brazos Valley, CHI St. Joseph Health
is a leader in providing compassionate care as well as addressing
the overall health of the community. We continuously work to assess
unique needs and create plans that respond to those needs in an
effort to build a healthier community.
Responsibilities JOB SUMMARY CHARGE NURSE: Gives basic and
skilled nursing care and medication administration, observes and
reports patients' condition to Physician, performs other tasks and
duties within his/her capability to provide high quality patient
care within the Nurse Practice Act and other governmental agencies.
Provides guidance and assistance to CNA's/CMA's; Charge nurse is
accountable to the registered nurse / Director of Nursing.
ESSENTIAL Prepares and reviews medical records and nurses`
notes, assess residents to evaluate their physical and emotional
status. Monitors resident activity and provides nursing care
according to the physicians` orders, care plans, established
standards and facility policies. Coordinates and assists or
prepares for new admissions, transfers, and discharge of residents.
Transcribes physicians` telephone orders. Communicates with
residents, family members, and other interdisciplinary team members
and management regarding resident status.
Prepares and administers medications as ordered by the physician
in accordance with nursing standards and facility policies. Signs,
dates, and performs all charting and record keeping in accordance
with established policies and procedures.
Supervises and directs the CNA/CMA staff in the delivery of
resident care and monitors their performance.
Understands, complies with and promotes all rules regarding
Assists and participates in developing and implementing a
written care plan for individual residents that addresses the needs
of the resident.
Participates in in-service training, assists and implementing
orientation programs and job skills training, and maintaining
Monitors environment and care practices of nursing personnel to
ensure compliance with established safety, fire and disaster,
infection control and all other departmental policies and
procedures are followed, ensures cleanliness and safety of work and
OTHER Performs other duties as assigned to meet the
Education Required: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
Major Required: None
Experience Required: None
Preferred: Minimum 6 months LTC experience
Skills Required: None
Licensure/Certifications Required: Licensed by Texas State Board
CommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity employer committed
to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will
be considered for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry,
veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic
protected by law.
External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background
check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or
conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent
with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local
ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San
Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the
employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415)
438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only
respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable
accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the
needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable
accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.