Vail Health and World Renowned Orthopedic Surgeons with The Steadman Clinic and Vail Summit Orthopedics have partnered to create a Total Joint Replacement Service Line which delivers exceptional outcomes in Vail, Colorado. The Service Line offers unparalleled, evidenced-based inpatient and ambulatory care for joint replacement patients who enjoy the breath taking views of Vail Mountain from the comfort of their room.
We are currently seeking experienced Total Joint Replacement Operating Room Staff Nurses to join our team. We are seeking talented and knowledgeable Operating Room Registered Nurses with experience in Total Joint Replacements and advanced orthopedics in both the inpatient and ambulatory facilities. This is an amazing opportunity to be a part of an exceptional team in this exciting and growing field.
The role will work under the direct supervision of the Hospital and Ambulatory Center OR Directors as well as the Medical Director of the Total Joint Replacement Service Line. POSITION PURPOSE:
Assists in total joint replacement procedures in a high volume total joint replacement center that provides excellent inpatient and outpatient care in an efficient and team centered environment. Position functions under the direction of the OR Directors in both Hospital and Surgical Center and the Medical Director of the Total Joint Service Line.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Oversees the daily patient flow to optimize patient care, safety and satisfaction.
Demonstrates ability to triage incoming patient requests for services.
Delivers patient education to facilitate plan of care, employer informed healthcare choices, and promote optimal wellness.
Demonstrates ability to delegate care appropriately and according to Colorado statue.
Demonstrates ability to handle high telephone volume of patient requests for medications, information and assistance.
Administers medications, performs treatments, and assists in procedures as needed; consistently adhering to patient safety guidelines.
Coordinates patient care with other physician practices, Vail Heath and others as needed to achieve the highest possible level of patient care and satisfaction.
Demonstrates ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Delivers excellent service by utilizing Relationship-Based Care to advocate for safety, patient preferences, and optimal communication through partnering with patients and families.
Demonstrates understanding of operating room technician procedures instrumentation, equipment and workflow.
Role models the principals of a Just Culture.
Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant. Experience: One-year clinical experience required.
Ability to obtain and maintain a State of Colorado Registered Nurse license.
Basic Life Support (BLS) by American Heart Association.
Computer / Typing:
Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.
Internal Number: 7848
About Vail Health
Vail Health, formerly Vail Valley Medical Center, is a nonprofit community health care system serving patients and guests from around the world. Locally operated and governed by a volunteer board of directors, Vail Health includes a 56-bed hospital, accredited by the Joint Commission. Our 24/7 emergency department in Vail is a Level III Trauma Center with a nearby helipad for necessary medical transports. Vail Health provides a wide array of services and access points including Beaver Creek Medical Center, urgent care clinics in Avon and Gypsum, our Edwards medical campus, Eagle Healthcare Center and a multispecialty clinic in Frisco. Howard Head Sports Medicine offers physical therapy services at 10 locations and works closely with our internationally renowned orthopaedic partners at The Steadman Clinic and Vail-Summit Orthopaedics. In addition, Vail Health's Shaw Cancer Center and Sonnenalp Breast Center are the region’s only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive breast center. The Vail Clinic, which was founded in 1965, officially became “Vail Valley Medical Center” in 1980, its first year as a full-service hospital. At that time, we had one primary locatio...n and 25 physicians. Today, Vail Health has locations in nine towns, nearly 1,000 employees, 260 physician partners and 85 volunteers. Vail Health is an equal-opportunity employer. The hospital is handicap accessible and adheres to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Smoking is prohibited in our facilities. This includes e-cigarettes.