NOW is your moment to make a difference! Join our Wellpath family at Alpine Special Treatment Center and make a difference everyday providing care to society’s most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Our team has the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those of you whose calling it is to serve others, you’ve come to the right organization. This is your moment not only to advance your career, but to join a mission that aligns with yours. We are Wellpath. We are the right people, striving to do the right thing. We will continue to create healthier communities — wherever we go, wherever we grow — one patient at a time.
The Charge Nurse is an advanced level practical nurse position. The Charge Nurse works in collaboration with the Nurse Manager, Director of Nursing, Program Director, Unit/Floor Manager and physician(s) to plan, direct, and evaluate the care provided for clients and their families. The Charge Nurse possesses expert clinical knowledge, which the Charge Nurse applies to collect and assess data in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team to provide therapeutic care systematically and continuously.
The Charge Nurse communicates routinely with the physician(s) and the direct care leadership and/or other health team members to establish goals and strategies for meeting the continuing care needs of the client, family, and/or other care provider. care in accordance with nurse practice acts and the professional nursing role.
The Charge Nurse maintains expert clinical knowledge in nursing practice and assumes responsibility for the professional development of self, other direct care staff, and students. The Charge Nurse serves as a role model and clinical resource for other nursing personnel and direct care team members.
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Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer