North Suburban Medical Center in Thornton, Colorado. Just 10 minutes north of Denver. North Suburban Medical Center has established a reputation as a facility responsive to patient and community expectations. Our mission, vision, and values were developed as guides so that we continuously understand and respond to our patient and community expectations. We are committed to Patient Safety. Our Mission: To Serve. To Heal. To Care. Our Values: North Suburban's core values are designed to guide our organization in its commitment to serve, to heal and to care for you. We believe safety and quality of care are the keystones of our work. We treat each other and our patients with compassion and respect. We are honest and ethical in all we say and do. We demonstrate our commitment to excellence by persistently exploring growth and improvement opportunities. We exceed the expectations of our patients, families and the community. We accomplish our mission and vision through collaboration and teamwork. Our team of physicians, nurses, therapists, technologists, pharmacists, residents, dietitians, and support staff is dedicated to ensuring you receive the highest standard of patient care and comfort during your stay. Although many of the staff will not have the privilege of meeting you directly, they are working together to speed your recovery.
Why Choose North Suburban?
North Suburban has beautiful new ORs thanks to a multimillion dollar investment two years ago
North Suburban will transition from a Level III to a Level II trauma center in the next year, providing the opportunity to work on exciting, life-changing trauma cases, in addition to elective cases, and be part of helping to shape this transition during 2015
Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for 4 years in a row – only 1 of 2 in Colorado hospitals to achieve this recognition the last four years
Received The Joint Commission Advanced Primary Stroke Center Recertification
Received the top rating (an "A") on the Leapfrog Group's Hospital Safety score in Fall 2014 survey
Received Chest Pain Accreditation through the Society of Chest Pain Centers
Honored by March of Dimes for having zero elective deliveries before 39 weeks
Honored with the "Excellence in Patient Care" award by the Studer Group in recognition of our consistent performance in top-quality patient care
Ranked one of the top five safest hospitals in the Denver area by a Consumer Reports study on several safety measures
The Staff Registered Nurse, PACU, and Pre Op must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for his/her patients, and may function in the role of charge nurse. PACU/Pre Op requires specialized skills and/or serves specific age groups, which may include adult, adolescent, geriatric, or pediatric populations. The delivery of care is based on criteria that is age appropriate and is based in the physical, psychological, cultural, safety and learning needs of the individual patient. The Staff Registered Nurse, PACU/Pre Op, will perform only those duties for he/she has demonstrated competency. The Staff Registered Nurse, PACU/Pre Op, performs delegated duties consistent with his/her scope of practice and functions within the philosophy and overall plan of care delivery at NSMC. The Staff Registered Nurse, PACU/Pre Op displays positive support for NSMC as well as the entire Health One Organization.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current Colorado RN license, BCLS and ACLS & PALS certification required.
Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, BSN desirable.
Experience: 1-2 years PACU experience desirable; able to articulate and demonstrate appropriate nursing theory and practice.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Demonstrates good organizational skills. Provides safe and appropriate patient care within the Standards of Nursing Practice. Adheres to departmental patient safety initiatives and displays appropriate judgment and problem solving skills. Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers.
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