NHC HealthCare Chattanooga

2700 Parkwood Avenue
37404 - Chattanooga UNITED STATES

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$2,000 Sign On Bonus Night Shift Charge Nurse RN / LPN

Regular full time Healthcare

Supports the mission of NHC. Exemplifies "The Better Way" through leadership and demeanor. Represents the center in a positive manner both in the medical community and in the community as a whole. 

This is for a night shift RN or LPN.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities Required: 

  • Working with the interdisciplinary care team, to assure accurate patient assessment and development/revision of individualized plans of care.

  • Maintains open and ongoing communication with patients and families, providing opportunity and encouragement to participate in decision making.

  • Assure that nursing partners have been assigned duties

  • Make rounds, with specific attention to high acuity patients

  • Monitor unit/units to ensure that appropriate nursing care (according to established policies and procedures) is being provided and that doctors and families are being notified of changes in patients' condition

  • Assume responsibility for assisting with meds and treatments as needed (including IV fluids and IV meds).

  • Assist with admitting patients as required.

  • Assist with hiring and in the orientation of new nursing partners

  • Assures the personal dignity and physical safety of each patient. Assist patients to attain the highest level of self-care possible.

  • Assist physician during rounds

  • Supervise LPNs and other nursing partners as assigned. Complete performance evaluations as required (two times per year).

  • Make changes in staffing schedule as indicated by absence and illness and contact additional help to assure staffing levels are maintained in order to meet the care needs of patients

  • Carry out personnel disciplinary action(s) (written, verbal warnings, suspension and termination) promptly and effectively as stated in personnel policies and amendments.

  • Maintain the security of the premises and direct unauthorized persons coming on the premises to leave

  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Relieve other shifts if needed

Job Knowledge and Capabilities: 

  • Is responsible for maintaining clinical competency as evidenced by application of integrated nursing knowledge and skills, leadership and communication skills

  • Utilizes the nursing process in assessment, planning and implementing care

  • Exhibits organizational ability related to work flow, prioritizing to meet the patient care needs

  • Integrates current standards of practice as well as local, state, and federal regulations related to nursing services in the care of patients

  • Practices continuous quality improvement thinking and problem solving skills

Job Requirements


  • Health — Ability to meet performance requirements

  • Education and Training:

    • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing

    • Maintains a current unencumbered licensed to practice in the state where employed

    • Seeks opportunities for personal and professional growth. Attends continuing education offerings and through teaching and mentoring, contributes to the ongoing education of partners under his/her supervision



As a recipient of federal assistance, NHC does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the grounds of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, or on the basis of disability or age in admission to, participation in, or receipt of their services and benefits of any of its programs and activities or in employment.

NHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

2700 Parkwood Avenue
37404 - Chattanooga

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