San Luis Valley Health is seeking full time and part time Registered Nurses to join our Med/Surg team! RN's will provide nursing care to all patients in the Med/Surg unit and demonstrate the ability to triage and assess patients to ensure adequate care and nursing standards are met.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
Responsible for assisting, planning, implementing and evaluating the delivery of care to accepted nursing and hospital standards of care relevant to acute care nursing.
Displays critical thinking skills and develops a plan of care for critically ill patients.
Ability to manage vasoactive intravenous medications, and patients on mechanical ventilation.
Participates in rapid responses, code blues and assisting with critical patients on the Medical/Surgical unit and Obstetrics unit.
Ability to assist with procedures such as central line placement, arterial line placement and intubations. Administers conscious sedation.
Administers prescribed medications and treatments.
Prepares equipment and aids physician during treatment and examination of patients.
Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies physician of patient's condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents
Responds to all situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures, and protocol.
Participates in department or unit quality improvement activities.
Responsible for supervising subordinates in performing their duties, assisting with the orientation and teaching of new employees in the clinical setting with the assistance of the nursing education department.
Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and skills:
At minimum, an Associates degree in Nursing. (BSN is preferred)
Current Colorado Registered Nurse license
Current Basic Life Support through the American Heart Association
ACLS, PALS (required within 6 months) of hire through the American Heart Association
Computer experience required secondary to the electronic medical record
Internal Number: 2048
About San Luis Valley Health
San Luis Valley Health is a regional health provider serving the San Luis Valley, Colorado and beyond. In addition to our state-of-the-art hospital located in Alamosa, we also operate clinics throughout the Valley and another hospital in Conejos County.
We are proud to offer talented, experienced caregivers using the most advanced techniques and technology, along with a genuine sense of caring. Our patient-centered medical home is more than just a building; rather, it is a team of health care professionals providing comprehensive and continuous medical care.
We are located in the heart of the San Luis Valley in south central Colorado. Our fully accredited 49-bed hospital provides outstanding care for those in need of general Medical/Surgical, Intensive Care and OB hospital services.