Experience:
1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
2/21/2020
Job Category:
Nursing
Registered Nurse Med Surg Telemetry
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HCA | Littleton, CO
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Job Description

Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Medical telemetry Department. Submit your application today!

We are seeking a nurse for our center to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now!

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

As part of HCA Healthcare, we at HealthONE® serve the metro Denver area as the largest healthcare system, with more than 11,000 employees. Our eight hospitals work together to provide a higher level of care. In addition, our system includes seven freestanding emergency departments, numerous ambulatory surgery centers, seven CareNow urgent care centers and occupational medicine clinics, physician practices, medical imaging centers and AirLife Denver, which provides critical care air and ground transportation across a 10-state region. Beyond the new facilities and the workforce offerings, we also provided $7.7 million to local organizations to fund a variety of programs; and, as one of the top ten corporate philanthropists in the metro area, we at HealthONE contributed more than $1.5 million to charitable organizations in 2018 through cash and in-kind donations.

Sky Ridge Medical Center is a 284-bed HCA Healthcare facility located on a 57-acre campus in Lone Tree, Colorado. It is a full service facility including adult and pediatric ERs, Cancer Center, and Spine & Total Joint Center, along with The Women's Hospital. The Medical Center also specializes in pregnancy & childbirth in their Birth Place

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position, under the supervision of the Charge Nurse, appropriately coordinates and supervises patient care as provided by the patient care team. This care includes conducting initial and ongoing assessment of the patient and family, development of a family centered patient care plan and care path, family centered patient teaching, the identification of and correction of variances from the patient care path and the facilitation of discharge planning.

* Independently assesses patients and evaluates their needs.
* Formulates a patient specific care plan and updates every shift.
* Provides psychological and social support to the patient and family.
* Supports the philosophy and mission, vision, and values of Sky Ridge Medical Center through a positive interaction with all visitors on the unit.
* Participates in Quality Improvement activities.
* Facilitates and helps to promote a positive working environment.
* Ensures that all physician orders for patients under their care are acknowledged in Meditech.
* Understands how team performance contributes to the overall business success of the partnership.
* Successfully balances the need for cost effectiveness and other business goals with delivery of quality services.
* Considers sources in the performance of routine procedures.
* Keeps physicians and the Supervisor, Nursing Unit and/or Charge Nurse aware of significant information regarding the patient and family.
* Collaborates with other health care professionals regarding unusual situations, and seeks assistance as needed.
* Provides patient care for acutely ill patients which may require cardio/pulmonary care and monitoring , which follows the Nursing Process and adheres to the policies and procedures of the facility.
* Demonstrates ability to identify potentially critical changes in patient condition/cardiac rhythm and implement appropriate action.
* Understands role and how it relates to others. Consistently completes assignments in a timely manner.
* Takes action to respect the needs and contributions of others, regardless of personal opinion, to support group decisions.
* Facilitates interdisciplinary discharge planning by identifying needs, assisting with discharge teaching, facilitating the coordination of family with other services.
* Acts as role model for other team members and adheres to our Standards of Behavior
* Identifies problems/inefficiencies and seeks input from others towards solving problems.
* Demonstrates an on-going knowledge of hospital and unit performance improvement processes and participates in the process.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

* Must be able to demonstrate understanding of national patient safety initiatives by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures as required by both HCA and Sky Ridge Medical Center.
* Demonstrates an ability to communicate, orally and in writing, clearly, effectively and in an open, accepting manner to diverse populations.
* Possess excellent critical thinking skills leading to timely, sound decisions.
* Ability to set and achieve goals and objectives.
* Demonstrates an ability to adhere to the management behavioral standards of Sky Ridge Medical Center.
* Must be able to demonstrate understanding of HCA's and Sky Ridge Medical Center's safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

* Required: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing; 1-3 years of telemetry experience preferred.
* Preferred: BSN, Ability to recognize cardiac rhythms

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:

* Required: Licensed in the state of Colorado as RN
* BLS at time of hire
* ACLS within first year
* Complete basic and advanced EKG classes and well as Code Blue Bootcamp.
* Follow the Clinical Education Pathway as outlined by the Medical/Telemetry Management Staff

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. Come unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About HCA

HCA owns and operates approximately 179 hospitals and approximately 104 freestanding surgery centers in 21 states, England and Switzerland. We are dedicated to providing healthcare services that meet each community's local healthcare needs. We seek to integrate various services to deliver patient care with maximum quality and efficiency. Our approach includes focusing on quality; streamlining operations; sharing technology, equipment and personnel where appropriate; and using economies of scale when contracting for medical supplies and administrative services.