At The Medical Center of Aurora and Centennial Medical Plaza patients are our first priority. We take extreme measures to ensure high quality, safe care in the most comfortable setting possible. Highlights About The Medical Center of Aurora
Metro Denver's first community hospital to earn Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence
Primary Stroke Certification (The Medical Center of Aurora)
Two accredited Chest Pain Centers (Main Campus and Centennial Medical Plaza)
Ranked the #4 hospital in the Denver metro area and the #4 hospital in Colorado in U.S. News & World Report's 2014-15 Best Hospital Rankings
Level II Trauma Center at our Main Campus
Level IIIa NICU at our Main Campus
Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award Recipient for 2013-2016
State-of-the-art Heart Care Tower on Main Campus
Community Hospital Cancer Program accreditation from American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer
NAPBC-accredited Breast Cancer Care Center
Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children affiliation
Affiliate of HealthONE, Denver's largest healthcare system
Registered Nurse (RN)
FT Days - Special Care Unit
Position Summary: This position supports the mission of The Medical Center of Aurora and Centennial Medical Plaza of optimizing the quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical care to meet the needs of the whole person. The Med Surg RN is responsible for the delivery of nursing care to the general medical/surgical populations utilizing the nursing process. Special populations include vascular, wound care, GI, and ophthalmology surgeries. Oversees and directs the care of LPN's and assistive personnel, maintaining final accountability for the care given to assigned patients. When the need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor. II. The Medical Center of Aurora and 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.
A. Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current licensure in the State of Colorado as a Registered Nurse; BLS – Healthcare provider.
B. Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN Preferred.
C. Experience: One-year experience in acute care preferred.
D. Special Qualifications: Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, physicians, and other health care team members. Ability to manage a team and work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care. Strong critical thinking skills.
Degree of supervision required: Involves general guidance and direction by the Patient Care Director and/or Unit Charge Nurse. Employee will be expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.
Population and Ages of Patients Served: This position requires knowledge of growth and developmental needs of patients and families. Personnel in this position must recognize and respond to the behaviors of patients and families in each age category. The employee must be able to demonstrate the special skills required to care for patients and their families according to standards. (The skills and knowledge needed to provide such care may be gained through education, training or experience.)
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