Situated between Denver and Colorado Springs, Castle Rock Adventist Hospital is a new, 50-bed acute care hospital (opened in 2013) and Level III Trauma Center providing comprehensive health care to the greater Castle Rock community and surrounding areas. From experienced emergency services to delivering babies in our innovative and comfortable Birthplace, this hospital was built as a true community partnership between Centura Health and the people of Castle Rock. In the short time since it has been open, area residents not only look to this hospital for care, but enjoy visiting its community gardens, outdoor spaces and restaurant. The ER is one of the busiest in the area and staffed with board-certified emergency physicians and specialty-trained emergency nurses. We have on-site imaging that includes MRI, CT, ultrasound, X-ray and digital mammography as well as on-site laboratory services. If you are looking for the close-knit feel of a modern, neighborhood hospital in a picturesque, family-oriented community that offers the very best of Colorado living, we invite you to explore our opportunities. For more information about Castle Rock Adventist Hospital, visit http://www.castlerockhospital.org/.
Assumes responsibility and accountability for rapid assessment, nursing diagnosis and works with MD partners to assure safe patient diagnostic testing and optimal plan of care. Performs advanced practice procedures. Utilizes the nursing process to promote/restore optimal health and well-being of the patient. Assumes personal accountability for organizational mission and core values.
Graduate of Accredited School Of Nursing.
Masters degree in Adult Nurse Practitioner or related degree
Current RN license in the state of Colorado
Current Registered member of the Colorado Advanced Practice Registry as a Nurse Practitioner
Current BLS certification from American Heart Association
Current ACLS certification from American Heart Association
WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
1 year experience in a clinical setting
POSITION DUTIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)
Thorough and confidential maintenance of patient charts and records.
Documents ongoing status, interventions, patient response and outcomes in accurate, timely manner.
Assesses patient/family learning style and appropriately teach and document understanding.
PLAN OF CARE
Engages patient/family to foster commitment to comply with plan of care.
Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to develop and implement holistic, individualized plan of care.
Delegates to non-RN personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing and hospital policy.
Assess patients' physical, psychosocial, cultural and spiritual needs through observation, interview, reviews of records and clinical data.
Evaluates patient's response and intervene in a timely manner to ensure optimal patient outcome.
Effectively performs a variety of therapeutic/diagnostic interventions including but not limited to Treadmill testing, stress testing, 12-Lead EKG interpretation.
Assess for appropriate diagnostic intervention.
Implements patient plan of care and observes outcomes in accordance with nursing standards and physician direction.
Ensures safety of each patient in least restrictive manner.
Serves as patient advocate. Anticipates needs of provider, staff patient and family.
Effectively uses time, personnel, equipment and supplies to provide high quality, cost effective delivery of patient
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