*Provide care for orthopedic surgery patients, general surgery, neuro surgery, and pediatrics
*Communicate in a timely manner with physicians to avoid delay in treatment.
*Charge nurse responsibilities, patient assignment, insure appropriate staffing.
*Preceptor for nurses, graduate nurses, and student practicum assignments.
low overall patient acuity, developed critical thinking skills, challenged every shift
not able to develop advanced nursing skills, unsafe patient ratios while charge nurse requirements and supporting staff