You belong here! At Family Health West, you're more than an employee, you're family.
When you enter our facility, you know it's Family Health West because, well, the color speaks for itself. You'll be part of a team that strives to bring color to care in a vibrant environment by creating fun, effective treatment programs helping to empower and inspire our patients while providing the tools and care they need to achieve their wellness goals.
When we say you'll do what you love, we mean it! Welcomed by open arms and warm smiles, you'll join a team that encourages professional growth. We are sure to put on our listening ears when you share new ideas and approaches to care because that's what got us to the top! You'll wear your badge proudly, knowing that you contribute each day, to providing care that is unmatched, in western Colorado.
So, what are you waiting for?! Fill out the application now, and when you hit send do a little happy dance knowing that you just made our day. If it still sounds too good to be true, come see for yourself. Call us to schedule a tour and meet your new best friends!
About Family Health West
Our roots go deep -- founded by the community in 1946, it's no wonder our hospital feels like coming home. We were built from the ground up with the hands of our own community, a labor of dedication and hope by our people, for our people, for the future.
At Family Health West we go beyond what corporate hospitals deliver, we've created a culture of prosperity where warmth, passion, and care flourishes. As we focus on continually improving outcomes for patients, our network of healthcare providers includes a 25-bed critical access hospital, one of the largest rehab providers in western Colorado, outpatient surgical services, specialty clinics, emergency services, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities.
Nestled at the base of the Colorado National Monument, Family Health West has an outdoor paradise at your back door. The community culture is fitting for outdoor lovers, bikers, hikers, or those just simply soaking in the panoramic views.
Reliable and punctual attendance is essential; expected to be at job as scheduled each scheduled day.
Communicate necessary information to others as appropriate.
Obtains and documents physical and neurologic assessments of hospital and/or emergency department patients.
Initiates proper emergency care, as necessary.
Notifies the physician of significant changes in patient condition during hospital or emergency department visits.
Receives, carries out, and documents physician's orders in a timely and appropriate manner.
Assists physician with medical procedures.
Safely and correctly performs all procedures within his/her scope of nursing practices.
Demonstrates knowledge of medication dosages, routes, and actions through careful administration of medication ordered utilizing the 7 patient rights
Maintains a clean and organized work area.
Stocks supplies and medications as needed.
Teaches and maintains standard / special precautions, to patients, families, and other caregivers as indicated.
Identifies patient needs, participates in formal weekly care plan reviews, initiates care planning and implements plan of care in conjunction with other disciplines.
Directs and assists with patient mobility, hygiene, and ADL's.
Assures that all records required for admission, i.e.: consents, 2-day discharge notices, etc. are completed.
Completes an accurate documentation of assessments, observations, situations and events.
Participates in continuing educational events.
Conducts formal and informal teaching of patients, families and staff.
Maintains protection of patient's rights to privacy and dignity.
Displays courteous and professional interactions with the public and staff members.
Displays excellent team player skills and coaching skills for all staff.
Attends skills days annually and maintains/completes required competencies on time.
Responsible for monitoring daily labs/radiology reports and notifying physicians with any issues.
Follows hospital/department policies and procedures.
Other job related duties as assigned.
Associates Degree in Nursing
Current unrestricted Registered Nurse License with the State of Colorado
Current BLS upon hire with ACLS/PALS within 6 month of hire
A minimum of 1 year Inpatient experience preferred
WAGE RANGE: $28.00-$40.50
Immunizations required for employment, including COVID-19.
FHW offers a full benefits package including:
FOR ALL EMPLOYEES:
Employee Assistance Program
403 (B) with 4% match from FHW and zero day vesting schedule
FOR FULL TIME EMPLOYEES WORKING AT LEAST 30 HOURS A WEEK
Medical Plan Options:
PPO plan with copay/coinsurance and lower deductible
High Deductible Health Plan with the option for a Health Savings Account.
Telemedicine includes in both plan options.
Life Insurance/ Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
Disability Insurance with a Short and Long Term Option.
Critical Illness and Accident Plans
Cafeteria Options: Health Reimbursement/ Flex Savings / Dependent Childcare
A host of other options to include: Pet Insurance, Identity Protection, Travel protection,etc.
At Family Health West, everything we do revolves around our mission. We have been taking care of families in the lower valley community since 1946. Our people know that those entrusted to our care receive uncompromised compassion and concern. We not only care for individual physical needs, but for the overall well-being of our patients and their families. This is accomplished through our Continuum of Care.As a community-based non-profit organization, Family Health West is committed to providing a Continuum of Care enhancing our community's quality of life through professional health care and related services.