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, 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. The CNC supports the mission, vision, and values, goals and objectives of Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center 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.
Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center and Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children expects our Code of Conduct Value Statements to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community.
We recognize and affirm the unique and intrinsic worth of each individual
We treat all those we serve with compassion and kindness
We act with absolute honesty, integrity and fairness in the way we conduct our business and the way we live our lives.
We trust our colleagues as valuable members of our healthcare team and pledge to treat one another with loyalty, respect and dignity
Sign-on Bonus for Experienced Operating Room RNs
(internal candidates not eligible for bonus)
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current licensure in the state of Colorado as a Registered Nurse. Current BLS certification. ACLS and PALS certification preferred. Other specialty certifications as required by Unit.
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BSN preferred.
Experience: At least two years acute care/specialty nursing is desirable in area of specialty. At least one year previous experience in charge/supervisory or management position.
Special Qualifications: Demonstrates good organizational skills. Provides safe and appropriate care within the Standards of Nursing practice at Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center. Demonstrates good critical thinking skills. Displays leadership and problem solving skills. Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers. Able to articulate and demonstrate knowledge of nursing theory and practice.
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