Charge Nurse

Emergency Room - 256230 Front Royal, Virginia Full-Time (Primarily Night Shifts)

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  • Entity: Warren Memorial Hospital
  • Shift: Night

Who We Are

Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.

A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region’s largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.

We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.

What You Will Do:

The Charge Nurse coordinates all unit day-to-day operations and ensures compliance with regulatory requirements; facilitates proper placement of patients on nursing unit; makes room assignments and keeps up with assignment board; adjusts all staff appropriately (flexing up and down) utilizing the staffing guidelines per unit; assures staff remains compliant with documentation standards; serves as a clinical resource for unit staff and encourages evidence based practice; provides direct patient care for a team of patients when indicated by unplanned changes in acuity, peak census, or staffing or assigned; provides dedicated non-clinical hours for specified responsibilities; serves as a liaison between physicians and hospital departments to facilitate smooth operations of the unit; works with staff to deliver exceptional patent experience and facilitate patient satisfaction scores within acceptable range; holds staff accountable for performance and identifies practice areas needing improvement and takes appropriate action for improvement; completes performance appraisals and feedback using peer review process; assists Clinical Manager/Director in holding unit staff accountable for ensuring patient safety through compliance with patient safety initiatives and regulatory requirements; assists Clinical Manager/Director by following up and making initial comments on risk reports/events occurring during assigned shifts; completes Continuing Education in management/mentoring; demonstrates a self-directed interdisciplinary leadership style; maintains current knowledge and competency in nursing practice; demonstrates and models expert communication skills by listening and understanding another’s point of view; maintains a supportive and dynamic clinical partnership with manager/director by supporting facilitating change on the unit level; assists Clinical Manager/Director to facilitate staff participation in performance improvement, risk management activities, hospital, and unit based projects and shared governance committees; conflict resolution is conducted promptly and privately; manages time keeping system, department scheduling, and other responsibilities; delegates duties or tasks as needed to assure compliance with standards or to fulfill unit needs; serves as a role model for professional nursing practice
The purpose of the role is to provide direct clinical supervision to assist in maintaining appropriate clinical standards and to facilitate the functioning of nursing units or assigned area.

What You Will Bring:


Associates Nursing (RN Diploma, ASN or ADN) required
Bachelors Nursing (BSN) required within (2) years of hire

Minimum (2) years of nursing experience within assigned scope of service required

Certification & Licensures
RN Nursing License required*
BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart ‘Healthcare Provider’ (HCP) - AHA approved required**
Clinical specialty certification within scope of responsibility required within (1) year of hire
*Based on primary state of residency and in accordance with current Virginia Board of Nursing Regulations, must be licensed or eligible to practice pending licensure as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia with either a: Multi-state license; under the Nurse Licensure Compact OR Single-state license, valid in Virginia only
**New hires must have American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to completion of orientation.

Demonstrates ability to set priorities and make appropriate decisions
Competent to provide care using the nursing process
Demonstrates mentoring, teaching and leadership skills
Knowledge in the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological stages of human growth and development

What You Will Get:

At Valley Health, we believe everyone is a caregiver, and our goal is to create an environment where our caregivers thrive physically, financially, and emotionally. In addition to a competitive salary, our most popular benefits for full-time employees include:
• A Zero-Deductible Health Plan
• Dental and vision insurance
• Generous Paid Time Off
• Tuition Assistance
• Retirement Savings Match
• A Robust Employee Assistance Program to help with many aspects of emotional wellbeing
• Membership to Healthy U: An Incentive-Based Wellness Program

Valley Health also offers a health savings account & flexible spending account for childcare, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, and professional development. In addition, several perks come with working for the largest employer in the region, such as discounts to on-campus dining, and more.

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Exclusions apply

We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.
We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.


Criminal Background Checks
VA State Police
3rd party Background Check

FLSA Classification


Physical Demands
20 A Nursing, Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA), Patient Care Tech.