I. Position Summary:
The Registered Nurse demonstrates advanced knowledge, skills and understands the unique aspects of the population served in the care of his/her patients. Each service also requires specialized skills. The delivery of care is based on the physical, psychosocial, cultural, safety and learning needs of the individual patient. The Registered Nurse may rotate to areas other than his/her assigned service area/s, and will perform only those duties for which he/she has demonstrated competency. The Registered Nurse performs delegated duties consistent with the scope of practice and functions within the philosophy and overall plan of care delivery at SMC.
I. Position Requirements:
Must have a current Colorado Registered Nurse License, current BLS, PALS, and ENPC certifications.
Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing., BSN preferred.
Able to articulate and demonstrate appropriate nursing theory and practice. Experience
requirements are specific to positions and departments as appropriate.
Demonstrates good organizational skills. Provides safe and appropriate patient care within the Standards of Nursing Practice at SMC. Displays appropriate judgment and problem solving skills. Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers.
III. Degree of Supervision Required:
Under supervision of Director/Designee.
IV. Orientation Period:
Based on experience and continuous assessment of progress of Director. Orientation includes formal nursing department orientation of 2-4 days during first 2 weeks of employment. EKG interpretation competency or course within the first six months of hire.