Located in the scenic, historic and charming Southwest Colorado town of Durango, Mercy Regional Medical Center (MRMC) is a full-service, acute care hospital with Level III Trauma designation. Recognized by Healthgrades (a leading, independent health care ratings company) with awards for Outstanding Patient Experience and Patient Safety Excellence, as well as an “A” Hospital Safety rating from The LeapFrog Group, Mercy Regional Medical Center blends state-of-the-art technology with a serene and comfortable environment to promote well-being and healing. Specialty services include emergency care, surgical care, cardiac care, an Orthopedic and Spine Center of Excellence and a Family Birthing Center equipped with every amenity and a dedicated surgical suite. Durango residents experience an exceptional quality life with world-class outdoor recreation including snow sports, river sports, hiking, biking and more. Learn more about us at: http://www.mercydurango.org/
Job Description/Job Posting ID: 50326
Recruiter Contact: Alison Williams, AlisonWilliams@centura.org
Clinic/Department: 7217 MRMC POST SURGICAL PREP UNIT
Hospital: MERCY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
Assumes responsibility and accountability for facilitating, communicating, and collaborating with both the healthcare team, and the patient/family to identify and meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the patient. Promotes the optimal health, well-being and safety of the patient through use of the nursing process and in accordance with patient care standards, guidelines and the State Nurse Practice Act. Demonstrates personal accountability for relationship-based care, organizational mission, and core values.
- Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
- BSN Preferred
work experience requirements
- A minimum of 18 months previous Med Surg nursing experience.
- Nursing skills and knowledge base specific to specialty
- Current Colorado or multi-state compact RN license.
- BLS from the American Heart Association within 90 days of hire required.
- SGNA certification highly desirable.
Charge nurse duties as requested. Call and Holiday coverage assigned on a rotating basis. RN cross-trained to cover Endo as indicated at the discretion of the unit manager or director.
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.