Position Summary: The CNC is an RN who demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to his or her patients and to provide direction and supervisions to other staff caring for patients in his or her patient care department/unit. Delivery of care to patients is based on criteria that are specific to the physical, psychosocial, cultural, safety and learning needs of that individual, depending on age and developmental level and on competence of staff assigned to that department. The CNC reviews patient care daily, visits patients regularly, making suggestions to improve care and becomes involved in the care of selected patients. The CNC organizes, coordinates, and facilitates patient care on her/his department/unit during all operating hours. The CNC performs delegated management duties, assigned by the Patient Care Director and Nurse Manager, which are consistent with her/his scope of nursing practice and competence. The CNC demonstrates an understanding of the budget process and staffing plan, implementing cost-effective strategies in staffing and supply management decisions. She/he participates in the interviewing, monitoring, coaching, evaluating and disciplining process. Activity in professional organizations encouraged. The CNC supports the mission, vision, and values, goals and objectives of TMCA/CMP and the HealthONE organization.
The scope and complexity of the CNC position will vary based on the number of beds/visits/procedures in the department, acuity of patients, FTEs supervised, number of different medical staff and medical staff services involved, "normal working hours" responsibility or 24/7 responsibility, the activity level of admissions, discharges and transfers per day, and the education resources available.
The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza expects our core values to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community. The intent of these values is to assure that TMCA/CMP creates the environment where individuals choose to work, and that patient care services are of the highest quality.
Sign-on Bonus-with 24 month commitment (internal candidates not eligible for bonus)
Current licensure in the state of Colorado as a Registered Nurse.
Current BLS certification.
Other specialty certifications as required by Unit
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BSN preferred or progress toward BSN with anticipated graduation within two years required.
At least two years Operating Room nursing (required).
At least one year previous experience in charge/supervisory or management position.
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