Charge Nurse Job Description

We are seeking a motivated charge nurse with excellent leadership and communication skills. As a charge nurse, you will aid and care for patients, supervise nursing staff, offer guidance and support, maintain a clean and safe working environment, and ensure that all operational tasks are completed efficiently and on time.

Charge Nurse Responsibilities

  • Managing the nursing care of all patients in the department or ward during their shift
  • Delegating the nursing tasks between the Nurses working in the unit and coordinating with the Doctors when they need nursing assistance
  • Monitoring patients’ conditions and responding appropriately if there are changes in the patients’ conditions
  • Supervising the Nursing Aides in the completion of their allocated tasks and advising them or improvements they can make
  • Detecting any issues that could injure or cause difficulty for staff or patients
  • Informing Doctors of changes in patients’ condition, progress or medicinal needs

Charge Nurse Requirements

  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in nursing.
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse.
  • Further certification may be required.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Compassionate with sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and medical software systems.
  • Ability to handle stress and work shifts.