Job Description

Location: St. Joseph Medical Center
Posted Date: 8/25/2021


Responsible for supervising, directly subordinate non-exempt technical and support personnel.

  1. Assists Director with personnel in assigned unit to ensure provision of effective, efficient work in accordance with established standards.

  1. Renders professional work performance. Performs both complex and routine duties as required.

  1. Utilizes knowledge and skills of unit and department resource personnel in planning and implementing duties of department, and resolving complex problems. Assists leaders in communicating issues and coordinating performance expectations.

  1. Communicates with other Hospital departments, as necessary, in order to resolve operational problems and make most effective use of Hospital resources.

  1. Reviews staff abilities and makes staff assignments based on needs. Has authority to change staffing assignments, to include hours and location to meet staffing demands as they determine and in collaboration with department leadership when appropriate.

  1. Charge staff may determine tasks to be performed by each staff member during the shift and has responsibility to take corrective action when necessary to address or prevent adverse consequences, to include all levels of disciplinary action or assignment changes.

  1. Demonstrates use of critical thinking skills in managing a crisis/emergency to prevent deterioration of situations. Initiate accurate and ongoing assessment of physical, psychological and social needs of all persons.

  1. Consults with appropriate points of contact to provide interdisciplinary approach to meet staffing needs. Manages schedule and control in the department. Communicates with other departments as required and in timely manner.

  1. Serves a resource to staff and may provide training and/or orientation.


Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS)

REQUIRED prior to patient care

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

REQUIRED prior to patient care

National Institute of Healthcare Stroke Scale (NIHSS) Certifications

REQUIRED 90 days after Date of Hire

Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI)

REQUIRED 90 days after Date of Hire

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The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities and requirement.

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