St. Joseph Health Charge Nurse III- General Medicine- Day Shift- Full -Time in Lubbock, Texas

Job Summary:The Charge Nurse independently uses the nursing process to safely, therapeutically and efficiently care for a group of patients. Uses information from a variety of sources to assess, plan, implement, identify outcomes and evaluate patient’s plan of care.Minimum Position Qualifications:Education: Candidates must meet the criteria to sit for the NCLEX examination and become licensed in the state of Texas. BSN required or BSN must be completed withinFive (5) yearsof promotion to CN IV.Experience: At least 2 years of RN experience Charge Nurse or Leadership experience requiredTraining: Leadership Skills Strong Communication Skills Team PlayerLicense / Certification: Current licensure in Texas or an approved compact state as a Registered Nurse or proof of application for licensure. Certified in BLS Specialty certification requiredShift: Full Time 8 hours a day -5 day weekly 80 hour bi-weekly

Covenant Health is celebrating nearly 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.For nearly 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds: Covenant Medical Center - CMC Covenant Children’s Covenant Specialty Covenant Plainview - PLV Covenant Levelland - LVL Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock) Covenant Medical Group (CMG) Covenant Health Partners Hospice of LubbockCovenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.