Charge Nurse (RN)

Job Locations US-WA-Vashon
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(2/20/2018 5:18 PM)
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Vashon Community Care


Located on beautiful Vashon Island in the heart of the Puget Sound, Vashon Community Care (VCC) has been providing quality, meaningful care to seniors since 1928. The VCC team is excited to share we are looking for an experienced full-time Charge Nurse (RN) to join our team.


Vashon Community Care, a Transforming Age community, is part of a network of services, products and partnerships dedicated to transforming the perception of age and enhancing the lives of older adults. We are a team of dedicated and caring people who have a strong desire to enrich the lives of older adults and our team members. Our workplace emphasizes serving others, team work, our dedication to hospitality and customer service, vigorous innovation and integrity in everything we do.


To learn more about Vashon Community Care and see where you could be working, visit our website here!

Positions Details

  • Reviews routines, calendar of events, and resident needs, delegates and assigns staff to work accordingly
  • Reviews staff schedule and makes arrangements to cover for any absent staff
  • Coordinates arrangements for resident appointments, treatments, or procedures, including transportation
  • Makes daily rounds to observe and evaluate physical and emotional status of residents.
  • Coordinates admission and discharge of residents
  • Supervises and observes staff in the performance and their duties; provides them with feedback and any needed guidance
  • Assists in training new staff
  • Reviews medication profiles for completeness of information, accuracy in physician order transcription, and adheres to stop condition changes
  • Ensures that medications and supplies are ordered, in stock and counted at shift change
  • Keeps the Director of Nursing informed of residents’ status and related matters
  • Assures that all charting and record keeping is completed
  • Follows up on dietary requirements and recommendations
  • Communicates with physicians as required
  • Participates in investigating, documenting, and resolving complaints by residents and family members.
  • Performs administrative duties such as telephone work, faxes, filing, records management, scheduling, charting, and paperwork
  • Attends meetings, in-services, and participates in fire and disaster drills

Education and/or Equivalent Experience, Skills and Abilities


  • Graduate of an accredited RN program
  • Must be a Registered Nurse in the state of application; experience in geriatrics preferred
  • Must be able to provide leadership and supervision over other staff
  • Must have knowledge of DSHS Regulations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work with staff and external constituents


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