$10,000 Sign-on Bonus!

Wage is based on experience, starting at $33/hour.

Job Summary  

The Charge Nurse is responsible for directing patient care for designated shifts. The position will demonstrate proficiency in administering the fundamentals of the nursing process and team leadership. Contributes to nursing assessment and the development of a nursing care plan while participating in the evaluation of nursing care. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for oversight of 15 residents and assisting with coverage of other units in Unit Coordinator absence. 
  • Works as part of an interdisciplinary team administering care to residents. Assesses resident and staff needs and modify care to best serve each resident. Maintains facility standards of nursing leadership. 
  • Assess and provide resident care within established policies, procedures, and professional standards with consideration and respect for the residents’ choices, privacy, dignity, safety and independence.  
  • Administers medications and treatments, reporting changes in residents’ condition and takes necessary actions. 
  • Actively supervises Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN), Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) and Certified Medication Aides (CMA) ensuring staff are well informed of responsibilities for residents and monitors care provided to ensure the residents receive accurate and safe care by conducting daily rounds and making staff development plans as necessary. 
  • Communicates effectively with family members, physicians, and other appropriate individuals timely and provides notifications when there are changes in resident’s condition, physician orders or grievances. 
  • Completes various resident clinical assessments and forms including the care plan, care conference attendance, daily resident charting, medication administration record, lab results, appointment and transportation set up, etc. 
  •  Assists with orientation of new staff, provides ongoing instruction, and initiates disciplinary procedure as needed. 
  • Determines appropriate CNA assignments based on resident assessment, acuity, diagnosis and other care needs. 
  • Participates in an on-call rotation to provide after hours support in rotation with other members of the nursing team.  Rotation varies according to RN coverage. 
  • Collaborate and communicate with other departments to obtain consistent, optimal resident care. 
  • Participates in 1 facility quality improvement program per quarter. 
  • Participation in staff evaluations and disciplinary process 


To perform this position successfully, an individual must demonstrate regular, predictable attendance and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge and skill required. The individual must be able to successfully pass background checks. 

 Education and Experience:

  • Associates/Bachelors degree in nursing required. 
  • Prior nursing experience preferred but willing to train the right candidate. 

 Licensure Certification: 

  • Current RN licensure with the Board of Nursing in Minnesota 
  • Current CPR certification 


  • Shows dependability by being punctual; maintains consistent attendance.   
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.  
  • Excellent time management skills.  
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.  
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.  
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.  
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to connect to residents and coworkers. 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software. 
  • Ability to utilize computers and complete documentation in electronic medical records 
  • Knowledge of health regulations. 
  • Visual and auditory ability to observe the daily living needs of the residents in order to provide quality care. 
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions including the ability to read, write and understand English. 
  • Strong supervisory skills to lead LPNs, CMAs & CNAs 


  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.  
  • Prolonged periods of walking, standing, bending, and reaching  
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times. 



To accomplish the essential functions of the position, one must be physically able to operate or work with computers, calculators, reference books, computer software applications, phones and other standard office equipment. The physical activities of the position include talking, reaching, grasping, light lifting, bending, squatting, and other repetitive motions.