Date:Jul 11, 2014
Location:Durango, CO, US
Located in the scenic, historic and charming Southwest Colorado town of Durango, Mercy Regional Medical Center (MRMC) is a full-service, acute care hospital with Level III Trauma designation. Recognized by Healthgrades (a leading, independent health care ratings company) with awards for Outstanding Patient Experience and Patient Safety Excellence, as well as an “A” Hospital Safety rating from The LeapFrog Group, Mercy Regional Medical Center blends state-of-the-art technology with a serene and comfortable environment to promote well-being and healing. Specialty services include emergency care, surgical care, cardiac care, an Orthopedic and Spine Center of Excellence and a Family Birthing Center equipped with every amenity and a dedicated surgical suite. Durango residents experience an exceptional quality life with world-class outdoor recreation including snow sports, river sports, hiking, biking and more. Learn more about us at:http://www.mercydurango.org/
JOB DESCRIPTION/JOB POSTING ID: 6542
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 the optimal health, well being and safety of the patient through use of the nursing process and in accordance with patient care standards, guidelines and the State Nurse Practice Act. Demonstrates personal accountability for relationship-based care, organizational mission, and core values.
- Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
- BSN Preferred
work experience requirements
- One year experience preferred
- Nursing skills and knowledge base specific to specialty
- Current Colorado RN license/ Current RN license from a participating state in National Licensure Compact
- Current BLS certification from American Heart Association required;
- Additional certifications may be required (refer to facility addendum(s)
- PCCN or PNCV or equivalent preferred
Minimum 1 yr. RN experience in an acute care facility preferred. Med Surg, Pediatric, Oncology, or Step Down unit experience preferred
License & Certifications Current Colorado or multi-state compact RN license. BLS from American Heart Association & ACLS within 90 days of hire required. American Heart Association PALS, PEARs, or ENPC certifications within 6 months of hire required. Chemotherapy certification required prior to being assigned to chemo patients.
Age of Patients served MICU Adolescent, Adult & Geriatric
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.
Nearest Major Market:Durango
Nearest Secondary Market:Colorado
Job Segment:Geriatric, Medical, Oncology, Orthopedic, Nursing, Healthcare