Medical

To be considered for opportunities through Charles Foster Company, please click here to submit your resume in MS Word format to cfs@charlesfoster.net . If you have any questions, please call 843-572-8100.

PACU/Day Surgery Supervisor

Under the direction of the Department Director and/or Charge Nurse, provides direct and/or indirect, safe and effective professional nursing care.  Assumes responsibility for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating health care needs of all patients assigned.  Provides nursing care to a patient population ranging from infant to geriatric, unless otherwise indicated.  Works collaboratively with the health care team, is customer focused and strives to meet unit and hospital goals.  Provides quality nursing care according to established practice standards and guidelines for the area(s) assigned.  Must be willing/able to float to other (comparable) nursing units, as requested/needed.

Qualifications

• Knowledge of general nursing theories and practice
• Previous hospital experience preferred
• Must have prior nursing management experience and teaching ability
• Must be able to effectively motivate and supervise others.
• Must be able to utilize initiative and independent action when required within the scope of professional nursing practice
• Must be able to utilize good judgment in evaluating alternatives in difficult situations.
• Must be able to work with the realization that errors in receiving and transcribing order, giving medications, treatments, or performing other procedures or performing supervisory duties could have a detrimental effect on patients.
• Must have good verbal communications skills
• Must have the ability to exercise tact and diplomacy when dealing with physicians, patients, family members and nursing staff
• Discretion is required in handling confidential information
• Must be able to work irregular schedules, weekends and holidays due to staffing and census fluctuations
• Must be able to assume the role of a Charge Nurse as needed/requested
• Must have a minimum of 2-5 years’ prior related nursing experience

 Education

• Current unrestricted RN license in the State of South Carolina
• Successful completion of nursing service orientation program
• Attends IV Therapy training and/or demonstrates competency in intravenous therapy within one year
• Attends Skills Fair and completes yearly competency checklists
• Maintains competency and/or certification specific to departmental requirements
• Must have current BCLS certifications
• Advanced certification in specialty field and/or participation in professional organization(s) encouraged

Other Information
Comprehensive benefit package
Salary range $53-85K
Must live in the Charleston Regional area, no relocation assistance

Qualified candidates only, please submit a copy of your resume for review to dominic@charlesfoster.net and reference this post in the subject line.

Charles Foster Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No Fees.


Risk Manager/Safety Officer

Charleston area hospital is seeking a talented Risk/Safety Oofficer. Under the direction of the Clinical Quality Improvement Director, the Risk Manager/Patient Safety Officer has primary oversight of the facility-wide risk and patient safety program. Responsible for directing process improvements that support the reduction of risk and medical/clinical errors and other factors that contribute to unintended adverse patient outcomes. Provide leadership for risk and safety assessments, coordinate activities of the patient safety committee, educate other practitioners of the system-based cause for medical errors, and communicate evidence-based strategies regarding effective patient safety to leaders of the organization. Serve as a key member of the Clinical Quality Department. Collaborate, educate and engage leaders, associates, and physicians in process improvements associated with patient safety and quality. Must pay close attention to detail and have superb customer service and communication skills.

Qualifications:

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of South Carolina
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or equivalent experience required.
  • Master’s Degree (Healthcare Administration, Public Administration, Business Administration, Nursing or other related field) preferred.
  • Four (4) years acute care experience required.
  • Experience in Quality Management and/or Risk Mgt preferred.
  • Certification in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) upon hire or within one year of hire date.
  • Knowledge of JCAHO standards and other regulatory agency requirements recommended.
  • Self-directed and maintains expert level of knowledge in the subject of patient safety environments and practices.
  • Must be able to work independently and demonstrate effectiveness in working with professional and non-professional staff, departments and the public.

 Other Information:

Full benefit package

Salary range $59,000-$94,000

No relocation assistance

Qualified candidates only, please submit a copy of your resume for review to dominic@charlesfoster.net and reference this post in the subject line.

Charles Foster Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No Fees. 


Clinical Documentation Specialist-Charleston, SC

Charles Foster Company is actively recruiting candidates for a Clinical Documentation Specialist for a medical facility in the Charleston area. This position will clinically review inpatient medical records to evaluate the documentation and utilization of acute care services. This role will play a significant role in obtaining reimbursement for acute care services and in reporting quality of care outcomes.  This is a full-time, direct hire position.

 Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Must possess a current RN or LPN license, or an RHIA, RHIT or CCS credential
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, AHIMA accredited school, international medical school
  • Minimum of three years clinical or inpatient coding experience in an acute care setting. Five years is PREFERRED.
  • Working knowledge of Medicare reimbursement system and coding structures/guidelines
  • Computer literacy and the ability to operate basic office equipment
  • Excellent critical thinking, written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong broad based clinical knowledge, understanding of pathology/physiology of disease processes, knowledge of care delivery documentation systems and age-specific needs

 Qualified candidates only, please submit a copy of your resume for review, with salary requirements to cfs@charlesfoster.net. Please reference this post in the subject line.

 Charles Foster Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No Fees.


 Certified Medical Assistant (AAMA)-Charleston, SC

Charles Foster Company is now actively recruiting candidates for a Certified Medical Assistant position in a hospital setting in the Charleston area.
  • THE MAJORITY OF THIS POSITION WILL BE ADMINISTRATIVE, NOT CLINICAL.
  • This position REQUIRES the specific credential of CMA (Certified Medical Assistant) through the AAMA (American Association of Medical Assistants). No other credential will be accepted for this position.
  • The client is looking for someone with pediatric experience. The ideal candidate will be patient, compassionate and possess a warm personality, who enjoys being a team player.
  • This role will require heavy administrative duties, using clinical knowledge in an office setting. Proficiency in data entry, typing and Microsoft Word and Excel is a must. Familiarity with Electronic Medical Records is preferred.
  • The CMA will function as the liaison between the clinicians and the patients.
  • Daytime hours, Monday-Friday. $12 per hour.

This is a full-time temporary, possible temp-to-hire opportunity.

Qualified candidates only, please submit a copy of your resume for review to cfs@charlesfoster.net. Please reference this post in the subject line.

Charles Foster Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No Fees.