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. The Medical Center of Aurora is Metro Denver's first community hospital to earn two-time Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), is a 346-bed acute care hospital in Aurora, CO. The Medical Center of Aurora is comprised of six campus in Aurora and Centennial, CO, including the Main Campus, North Campus (Behavioral Health and Wellness Center), Centennial Medical Plaza, Saddle Rock ER, Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital, Spalding Rehabilitation at P/SL and a medical office building at Green Valley Ranch. The main campus is a level II trauma Facility with Primary Stroke Certification and Chest Pain Certification accreditation, serving the eastern metro area and I-70 corridor.
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 III 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
Position Summary: Under the general supervision of the unit’s directoror designee the CNC assumes responsibility for direction and coordination ofall functions in the unit on his/her designated shifts. In collaboration withother members of the management team, this individual is responsible for theongoing assessment of the quality of patient care services provided in unit.
Assumes responsibility for direction and coordinationof all functions during the designated shift
Functions as a resource person for staff member andassists in necessary education of individual members of the nursing staff.
Assumes responsibility for the overall quality ofnursing care provided when s/he is on duty
Makes decisions regarding activities with these areasbased on Administrative Operational Standards, Nursing AdministrativeStandards, Human Resource Standards, and Standards of Care for the unit, incollaboration with other members of the management team.
This position supports the mission of The MedicalCenter of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza of optimizing quality of life of allthose served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to theneeds of the whole person.
The Medical Center ofAurora/Centennial Medical Plaza expects our core values to be reflected in theway every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, andwith others in the community. The intent of these values is to assure thatTMCA/CMP creates the environment where individuals choose to work, and thatpatient care services are of the highest quality.
Here is what we can offer you: • Tuition Reimbursement & Student Loan Repayment • Certification Bonus and Voucher system • Dependent Scholarship • 401k (3%-9% match based on tenure) • Employee Stock Purchase Plan • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts • Financial Wellness Program with a CFP And more…
Licensure / Certification / Registration:
Licensed RNin the State of Colorado.
Current BasicLife Support (BLS) and ACLS required.
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSNpreferred. Activity in professional organizations encouraged.
Experience: Two (2) years of clinical practice in theclinical specialty of his/her unit and leadership/ management experience is preferred.
Special Qualifications: Continuingdemonstration of clinical and leadership competency. Commitment andunderstanding of staffing matrix/productivity standard. Committed to the goals of the unit, patientsafety initiatives and positive patient experience.
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities: Demonstrates good organizational skills. Provides safe and appropriate patient carewithin the standards of nursing practice. Displays judgment and superior problem solving skills. Communicates positively and professionallywith all internal and external customers.
Degreesof Supervision Required: Under supervision of Director, expected to performmost job duties independently and inaccordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.
Populations and ages of Patients Served: This positionrequires knowledge of growth and developmental needs of patients and families.Personnel in this position must recognize and respond to the behaviors ofpatients and families in each age category. The employee must be able todemonstrate the special skills required to care for patients and their familiesaccording to standards. (The skills and knowledge needed to provide such caremay be gained through education, training or experience.)
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