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$28.85 - $40.62/hr
Flourishing Begins Here
The Emergency Department at Mercy Regional Medical Center is a fast-paced environment where clinical associates care for medical patients from infants to elderly individuals with a vast variety of emergency illness including but not limited to: trauma, respiratory, psychologic, cardiac, gastrointestinal and obstetrics to name a few. We have 18 functioning beds with one dedicated room for sexual assault exams and see 45-75 patients within a 24 hours period. We are the immediate line of care when patients come to the hospital via EMS or private vehicle. This allows the nurses and paramedics to work closely with the doctors and physician assistants that provides care within the department and be part of a collaborative plan for the patients that they care for. We receive patients referred to us by urgent care centers, physician groups, clinics and emergency departments from outlying areas. We want to assure that our patients receive the highest quality of care for the most positive outcome and we consider that each person that comes to us may be a mother, father, sister, brother, daughter, and could be any one of us at any time. Our department works as a team and we encourage each other to further our education and support one another. We acknowledge that in our community we are active, family oriented and that our time off is valuable. Team members here are flexible, positive, outgoing, dedicated to the nursing field and look for opportunities to advance their skills.
Assumes responsibility and accountability for facilitating, communicating, and collaborating with both the healthcare team,and the patient/family to identify and meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the patient. Promotes theoptimal health, well-being and safety of the patient through use of the nursing process and in accordance with patient carestandards, guidelines and the State Nurse Practice Act. Demonstrates personal accountability for relationship-based care,organizational mission, and core values.
What You Bring/Job Requirements
**$15k bonus paid out over 2 years to new employees that have 1 year of ED experience**
In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:
RN License required;Current state nursing licenses or RN license from a participating state in the National Licensure Compact,
Colorado Only: RNs working in Colorado under a multi-state license must obtain their CO RN license within 30 days of establishing residency, i.e., drivers license, register to vote, etc. Compact to Compact.Upon issuance of a new multistate license,the former license is inactivated. For more information visit Colorado Board of Nursing - Compact Licensure
Nursing Diploma or Associates Degree in Nursing required;Bachelors Degree in Nursing preferred
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing required for new graduates, preferred for experienced RN's
BLS from the American Heart Association required upon hire or within 30 days
ACLS required upon hire or within 90 days
TNCC required upon hire or withiin 6 months
PALS or ENPC required upon hire or within 6 months
One year RN ED experience required
Nursing skills and knowledge base specific to specialty
Physical Requirements -Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly)
Your Connected Community
Mercy Regional Medical Center is an 82 bed, acute care hospital located in the scenic southwestern Colorado town of Durango. It is the only hospital in Colorado to be rated by Medicare with five stars for overall hospital quality.It is recognized for excellence in orthopedic and spine surgery and for outstanding patient experience and patient safety. Mercy has also received ten consecutive A grades for patient safetyfrom The Leapfrog Group. Our providers use state-of-the-art technologyin an environment designed to promote wellbeing and healing of body, mind, and spirit.Among the many specialty services available at Mercy are emergency care (Level III trauma designation), surgical care, cardiac care (including interventional), Orthopedic and Spine Centers of Excellence, a Family Birthing Center, home care, hospice care more.Durango offers an exceptional quality of life with small town charm, excellent schools, and year-round, world-class outdoor recreation opportunities including snow sports, river sports, hiking, biking, camping and more.
Caring for Your Whole Well Being
Were committed to delivering whole person care and understand that a comprehensive benefits package will enrich the lives of our associates at work and at home.At Centura Health, we offer incredible benefits that impact mind, body, and spirit to eligible associates. Our total rewards are designed with your well-being in mind and may include:
401K, which includes matching when eligible
Three Health Insurance Plan Options including covering eligible dependents
Two Dental Insurance Plan Options including covering eligible dependents
Vision Insurance including covering eligible dependents
Daycare & Medical Flexible Spending Account Options
Leaves of Absence, Short Term Disability, and Long Term Disability
Life Insurance and Spouse & Child/Dependent Life Insurance Coverage Options
Voluntary Benefits including Hospital Indemnity Coverage, Critical Illness, Accident, Permanent Life insurance, and Norton LifeLock
Paid Time Off
Employee Wellness Resources
Employee Assistance Programs
Relocation assistance based on location
Associate Discounts for Phone, Cell Phone Plans, Auto Insurance, Home Insurance, Auto Buying, Pet Insurance, and much more...
Colorado Only: Pay Ranges between $28.85 - 40.62/Hr. Evening, Night and Weekend shift differentials available. The starting pay rate for this position varies based on experience, skills, and comparison to others who are currently in the same role. *
Find your ideal career at Centura Health! With 16 hospitals, physician clinics, hospice services, home care and senior living communities, Centura Health's vast network of care spans Colorado and Western Kansas so you can experience a balanced lifestyle and enjoy a fulfilling career anywhere you want to work, live and play in Colorado. From the fast pace of a Denver-area Level 1 Trauma Center to a smaller rural or mountain hospital – we proudly offer a more diverse range of work settings and locations than any other health care employer in the state. Centura is an equal opportunity employer.