Lead Nurse (RN) - Emergency Department
Work Hours: Varies
Lead Nurse is the first level of administration assigned to the OB, M/S, and ED nursing units in the absence of the Nursing Supervisor/CNO. Lead Nurse will maintain appropriate and timely communication with Nursing Supervisor/CNO. Lead Nurse will be assigned charge responsibilities for OB, M/S, and ED. Lead Nurse is assigned patient care responsibilities but should have a lesser patient load than other RNs when possible.
Education: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
Experience: One (1) year previous acute care experience preferred.
Licenses/Certifications: R.N. licensed in the State of Colorado, or compact license. Med/Surg requires: current BLS certification, ACLS within the first year and maintained thereafter. ED requires: current BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP and TNCC. Applicant may complete PALS, NRP, and TNCC after hire at discretion of supervisor. OB requires: current BLS, ACLS, and NRP. After six months of OB orientation, it is preferred that nurses successfully complete AWHONN Beginning Fetal Monitoring and maintain thereafter.