RN Charge Nurse

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*New Salary Increase*


Company Overview


Youth Villages has been a national leader in the adoption and implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.


If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.


The Charge Nurse provides direct nursing care to all youth and oversees the daily functioning of the Nursing Department at the assigned campus.


Under the supervision of the Nurse Manager, some essential responsibilities include:

  • Supervise subordinate LPN and RN staff.
  • Evaluate and counsel subordinate LPN and RN staff.
  • Oversee the training of new employees to the Nursing Department.
  • Perform as a medical liaison with outside consultants and with treatment teams.
  • Compile and submit weekly and monthly reports to the Nurse Manager.






Qualified applicants should have received a diploma from a accredited school of nursing or equivalent
Active RN license with ability to practice in Tennessee required

One year of supervisory experience preferred.
Experience in the pediatric, community health and/or psychiatric fields preferred

Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.




Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
2 weeks paid vacation
12 paid sick days per year
11 paid holidays

Paid Parental Leave
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)

Tuition reimbursement and licensure supervision

Growth & development through continuous training

Clinical and administrative advancement opportunities


Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.


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