Performs the primary functions of an RN in triaging, assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the care of patients of the unit during his/her shift, according to Emergency Department polices and procedure, TJC and standards of Emergency Practice, the Colorado Nurse Practice Act, and COBRA. Responsible for managing all assigned personnel, supplies and equipment on the unit, and for promoting teamwork with physicians and personnel of other departments. Is able to function independently with only occasional or limited supervision. Participates in assigned departmental duties and projects, including involvement in yearly goals and objectives. Performs all other duties as assigned.
Core competencies: Medication Administration, Restraint Use, General Assessment, Pain Management, Falls, Blood Administration, Emergent Blood Administration, Age Specific, Compliance and computerized annual required education (HealthStream); additional competencies as defined by Department Director.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, required
Current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Colorado, required
CPR required by completion of the unit-specific orientation and before working independently.
ACLS, TNCC, and ENPC are required within 6 months of employment.
We reveal and foster God's healing love by improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Inspired by our faith,
•We will be distinguished as the premier person-centered health system and trusted partner.
•We will share accountability with clinicians and other stakeholders to coordinate care across all settin...gs and improve access, quality, health outcomes, and affordability.
•We will grow as community-based health networks to serve more people in partnerships with others who share our vision and values.
Caring Spirit - We honor the sacred dignity of each person.
Excellence - We set and surpass high standards.
Good Humor - We create joyful and welcoming environments.
Integrity - We do the right thing with openness and pride.
Safety - We deliver care that seeks to eliminate all harm for patients and associates.
Stewardship - We are accountable for the resources entrusted to us.