Located minutes from Boulder, CO, in the charming community of Louisville, Avista Adventist Hospital is a comprehensive medical center that provides a full-range of medical specialties and exceptional health care to residents of Louisville, Broomfield and the surrounding Boulder area communities. With 114-beds, this full-service facility has been honored for excellence in cardiac, mom/baby and emergency care. It is also home to one of the area’s top joint and spine care centers specializing in hip and knee replacement, as well as spine surgery. Avista is proud to be recognized for its award-winning New Life Center, the area's most innovative birth center and large Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery. In 2013, Avista was named among the Top 100 Hospitals for Patient Experience by Women Certified® (womencertified.com) for quality physician communications, nurse/staff responsiveness, superior cleanliness and referrals by other women. With some of the lowest turnover and highest associate satisfaction scores in the industry, Avista Adventist Hospital has an excellent local reputation for its supportive culture, visionary leadership, strong team and daily living of what it means to truly care for the whole person – body, mind and spirit.
Responsible for coordination and direction of safe and efficient patient care and throughput in the hospital by providing a communication link with ED, patient registration, LIPs and nursing units. Serves as clinical resource person in delivery and supervision of direct and indirect care processes. Provides competent leadership and direction for all hospital Codes and emergency management. Serves as agent for department and hospital executives when they are not present and reports concerns and events to the designated administrator on call.
Minimum Education Requirements
MSN or Master’s Degree in related field preferred
Minimum Experience Requirements
Nursing leadership experience required
Recent experience in supervision of others (within past 3 years); strong coaching, mentoring and leadership skills.
Five years of relevant hospital nursing experience preferred.
Two years critical care experience preferred.
Expected to effectively manage through a regulatory survey; familiar with Joint Commission and CMS regulations.
Demonstrated nursing experience in an acute care setting with diversified clinical knowledge.
Must be qualified by continuous and ongoing education and experience to apply leadership direction, assessment and problem solving to assist nursing and all ancillary/support services in the care of neonate to adult populations.
Current Colorado RN License
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association
Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) from the American Heart Association
PALS required upon hire or within three months of hire/transfer
Current ENPC may substitute for PALS requirement through the ENPC expiration date
PALS certification must be secured prior to ENPC expiration date. Clinical or Nurse Executive certification preferred
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