Charge Nurse

Work Area: Medical Clinic



Posted December 26, 2019

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Job Description

Church Health has a new position opening for a Charge Nurse in the Primary Care clinic.  The Church Health community is one that values relationships as patients that are seen by the team become patients for years to come.  Building lasting, meaningful, professional relationships with our patients is central to Church Health’s model for healthy living.  As a charge nurse in the primary care clinic the candidate will have the unique opportunity to work as a nurse leader while participating in patient care and supervising employees.  This candidate will provide high quality care utilizing the varied resources Church Health has to offer.  Applicants will have the opportunity to work alongside seasoned Church Health providers and community volunteers daily.  Candidates should possess strong communication, leadership, and nursing skills. Church Health will leave an imprint on your heart and mind.  We seek applicants who demonstrate a passion toward our mission and serving our patients, community, and team members.  Church Health is proud to offer competitive/comparable wages and benefits for the Charge Nurse position.


  • Planning and facilitating clinic and patient flow processes.
  • Working with providers, staff, and volunteers to develop, support and enforce policies, procedures and processes utilizing Church Health work flows.
  • Effectively trouble shooting and problem-solving issues with patients and staff.
  • Promoting positive communication, customer service and team building.
  • Oversee, (in conjunction with nurse manager), the work of assigned medical assistants and ancillary personnel.
  • Assist, (in conjunction with the Nurse Manager), in completing performance evaluations as assigned.
  • Assistance in ongoing education and skills check offs for Medical Assistants.
  • Assistance in making telephone calls to patients as needed.
  • Providing direct patient care and assisting providers as needed.





  • Graduation from an accredited school of Nursing.
  • BSN preferred.

Special Skills & Knowledge

  • Five years of experience, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Public Health preferred, or Med-Surgical but not required.
  • One year of leadership/Charge Nurse experience.
  • Assess, evaluate and plan for care of patients within the scope of physician’s orders in primary care setting.
  • Must have good organizational skills, management skills with the ability to train and motivate as well as the ability to assess and evaluate staff.


Compensation & Benefits 




Church Health offers competitive wages to attract and retain employees with great skills and ideas that align with our missionand to reward achievement. Regular performance reviews are held between each employee and his or her direct manager to ensure that achievements are recognized, and that goals and expectations are being met.


Medical, Vision & Dental

Church Health offers employees working 20 or more hours per week group major medical, vision and dental coverage, effective the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment.

Medical and vision is currently offered through BlueCross BlueShield of TN. Dependent coverage is also available. The organization currently pays approximately 50% - 80% of premiums dependent upon coverage level and number of hours worked per week.  

Affordable dental coverage is currently available through Delta Dental of TN, and spouse and dependent dental coverage is also available.






Flexible Spending Accounts &
Health Savings Accounts

Church Health offers two flexible spending account options, allowing you to save and pay for you and your family’s eligible medical, dental, vision and childcare expenses.

For participants in the High Deductible Health Plan, Church Health offers an HSA. Church Health also offers a one-time lump sum and a per pay period match for those who enroll in an HSA!





Basic Life & AD&D Insurance

Church Health offers basic life and AD&D insurance at no cost to employees.  This also covers a spouse and dependent children at no cost to the employee.  Employees may purchase additional supplemental group term life and AD&D for themselves, their spouses, and dependent children.





Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

Church Health offers short term and long term disability coverage at no cost to employees after 90 days of employment.  Short term coverage pays 70% of an employee’s eligible pay for up to 11 weeks.  Long term coverage pays 60% of an employee’s eligible wages after short term has been exhausted.  Employees must be on an approved leave of absence.






Employees working 20 or more hours per week may participate in a 401(K) deferred compensation plan that is designed to provide income for all covered employees beyond the working years.  Church Health will contribute a 3% safe harbor after one year of service and match up to an additional 1% if the employee participates.





Paid Vacation

Paid Time Off (PTO) is a benefit provided to full-time and regular part-time employees each year based on years of service and scheduled hours per week. PTO is accrued throughout the year and employees are eligible to use their accrued PTO after 90 days of employment.  Employees working less than 20 hours per week are not eligible for PTO.

Church Health also observes 10 paid holidays per year. 





Employee Assistance Program

All employees and members of their household have access to Church Health’s EAP provided by Lincoln Financial Group.  This service offers free and confidential assistance on topics ranging from stress management to substance abuse.





Professional Development

Church Health offers various opportunities for professional development, including Church Health University, our Quality Curriculum Course and external training and seminars such as Dale Carnegie Training.  




Staff Health Program

All employees are eligible for Church Health's Staff Health Program. Participants are rewarded in cash or PTO (if eligible for PTO) based on the number of points earned for making healthy decisions and participating in other events and activities. 




Church Health has served people since 1987 with our clinical services and outreach programs. Church Health seeks to reclaim the Church’s biblical commitment to care for our bodies and our spirits.


At Church Health, we are committed to diversity, striving to create a staff that reflects the diverse communities with which we work. We seek individuals of all backgrounds to join our team.

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