Address: 260 S Wadsworth Blvd, Belmar Emergency Room, Lakewood
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Swedish Medical Center is proud to announce the opening of its freestanding emergency department in the Belmar and Lakewood community. Located on the northeast side of Wadsworth and Alameda, the Belmar ER will provide full-service emergency care that is completely aligned with Swedish Medical Center's standard of the highest quality service.
Full-Service, Comfortable Emergency Facility
The Swedish Medical Center Belmar ER is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, offering lower wait time averages than other emergency departments. It is equipped with nine private patient rooms and provides a full range of services on-site, including radiology scans and a laboratory.
Experienced Medical Staff
Belmar ER patients are seen by board-certified physicians with specialty physicians on-call for consultation. Children who visit the Belmar ER will be comforted by our compassionate nurses with pediatric certifications. Radiology techs and laboratory techs are available on-site to read scans and lab results.
The Service Excellence You Expect from Swedish
The Swedish Medical Center ER and Southwest ER provided care to more than 86,000 patients in 2014. Our new, conveniently located Lakewood location, Belmar ER, provides the same level of care patients have come to expect from Swedish emergency services.
The Emergency Department RN provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include:
Assesses, plans and evaluates patient care needs.
Prioritizes patient care based on acuity level and available resources.
Carries out physician orders.
Assists physician during examination, treatment and procedures.
Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.
Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
Instructs and educates patients and families.
Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
Orients and mentors new staff members.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Position Requirements: Licensure/Certification/Registration: Must have a current Colorado Registered Nurse License or a Nursing License from a Compact State. Current BLS, ACLS certification, TNCC or TNS and ENPC or PALS required at time of hire. Education: Graduate of a certified School of Nursing. Experience: Able to articulate and demonstrate appropriate nursing theory and practice. Experience requirements are specific to positions and departments as appropriate. Minimum of 1 year Critical Care or Emergency Department experience . Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Demonstrates good organizational skills. Provides safe and appropriate patient care within the Values & Standards of Nursing Practice at SMC. Displays appropriate judgment and problem solving skills. Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers.
Degree of Supervision Required: Under supervision of Director/Designee.
Orientation Period: Based on experience and continuous assessment of progress by Director. Orientation includes formal nursing education department orientation, minimum of 2-4 days during first 2 weeks of employment.
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