HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Charge Nurse (RN) Surgical/Orthopedic Unit - FT days in Independence, Missouri

Centerpoint Medical Center–Independence, MO

Charge Nurse (RN) – Surgical Orthopedic Unit - FT days

Centerpoint Medical Center features 221 private rooms, state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and some of the latest clinical services available to patients. Along with our high-tech services, we also remain focused on providing compassionate care and the best possible customer service for our patients. In addition, we offer numerous features for visitors, including sleeper chairs in patient rooms, comfortable waiting areas, wireless internet access throughout the facility, and more.

Centerpoint Medical Center features the following:

  • Level II Trauma Center (the only one in eastern Jackson County) with 24/7 Emergency Services

  • An accredited Chest Pain Center and a variety of Cardiovascular Services

  • Orthopedic Services including Total Joints and Sports Medicine

  • An accredited Cancer Program and a state-of-the-art Breast Center with a nurse navigator

  • Neuroscience Services for the treatment of brain and spine disorders as well as injuries

  • Women’s Services, including a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to provide care for early or ill newborns and a labor and delivery unit

  • Outpatient Services, including a surgery center, advanced wound care center, sleep disorders center, imaging, rehab and more.


  • Under the direction of the Clinical Manager or Director, coordinates patient care and staffing needs for areas.

  • Ensures that patient care is provided in accordance with hospital policies and procedures, applicable state Nursing Practice Acts, ANA Standard of Practice, and the generic and unit structure standards.

  • The charge nurse oversees employees and the day to day operations within the department.

  • The charge nurse participates in the interviewing and hiring process, and has input in the evaluation of employees and staff disciplinary process within the department.

  • Charge Nurse in this department provides care for adolescent patients age 16 and up, young adult patients age 18-39, adult patients age 40-64, and geriatric patients age 65 and older


  • Graduation from a school of nursing required.

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing preferred.

  • Current Missouri licensure required.

  • BLS certification required.

Title: Charge Nurse (RN) Surgical/Orthopedic Unit - FT days

Location: Missouri-Independence-Centerpoint Medical Center

Requisition ID: 09726-43768