Registered Nurse -- RN -- Home Health -- North Denver Metro

Location
Westminster, CO
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 10, 2017
Closes
Nov 09, 2017
Specialty
Home Health
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Help care for people in all of the places they call home. Centura Health at Home is Colorado’s largest provider of home care, and end-of-life-care. Whether you prefer the support and camaraderie of a residential setting, or the autonomy and flexibility of delivering care and comfort in a home setting, we hire RNs, CNAs, LPNs, rehab/therapy professionals, clinical leaders and activity coordinators to be part of our team. Our nurses are highly skilled professionals providing many types of technical treatments to our home health patients including but no limited to: specialized wound care including Wound Vac Therapy, Infusion Therapies, PICC Line Care, Phlebotomy, Catheter Care, Ostomy Care as well as Coordinating Care for those patients with Remote Monitoring (Teleheath). Enjoy highly competitive pay, some of the best benefits in the industry and a philosophy of individualized care that affords you a deeper connection with your patients and their families.

Job Description/Job Posting ID: 112605

Recruiter Contact: Mahnaz Asifi

MahnazAsifi@centura.org

Clinic/Department: 4255 DENVER NURSING

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

 

Position Summary

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.

 

Minimum Education Requirements

Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.

Bachelors of Nursing (BSN) Preferred

Minimum Experience Requirements

One year experience preferred.

Nursing skills and knowledge base specific to specialty.

 

License/Certifications 

Current Colorado Registered Nurse (RN) license/ Current RN license from a participating state in National Licensure Compact;

Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from American Heart Association required;

Current Colorado Driver's License for field staff;

Additional certifications may be required (refer to facility addendum(s)

 

Position Duties (Essential Functions)

Patient & Family Centered Care

Assess patient’s physical, psychosocial, cultural and spiritual needs through observation, interview, review of medical records & clinical data. Evaluates patient’s response and intervenes to ensure optimal patient outcome. Develop and implement patient plan of care and observe outcomes in accordance with nursing standards and in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team. Demonstrate competency in a variety of therapeutic/diagnostic interventions including but not limited to IVs, incision/wound care, medication administration, catheterization and specimen collections. Promote, advocate and collaborate to protect the health and safety and rights of each patient.

Informatics/Technology

Adapts to rapidly changing technology as evidenced by competency in technology and equipment used in the patient care setting. Thorough and confidential maintenance of patient charts and records. Document ongoing status, interventions, patient response and outcomes in accurate, timely manner. Use information technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision-making.

15%

Leadership/Nursing Professionalism

Delegates to non-RN personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing and entity policy. Effectively uses time, personnel, equipment and supplies to provide high quality, cost effective patient care. Professional role model for all staff demonstrating ethical/legal/professional nursing process. Manages resources and patient flow through matching nursing competencies with individualized patient’s and unit needs. Uses standards of care, entity policies/procedures and regulatory guidelines to guide practice.

15%

Quality Outcomes/Quality Improvement/Research/EBP

Verbalizes an understanding of the value of measurement and the importance of continuous quality improvement data. Use quality measures to improve performance and accountability for patient outcomes, patient experiences and safe delivery of care. Participate in unit-based Quality improvement, evidence-based practice and research activities. Use current healthcare research findings and other evidence to expand clinical knowledge, enhance role performance, and increase knowledge of professional issues.

15%

Professional Development

Seeks out learning opportunities and continuing education. Seeks experiences that reflect current practice in order to maintain skills and competence in clinical practice or role performance. Maintains professional records that provide evidence of competency and life long learning. Evaluates one’s own integrity and nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statutes, rules and regulations. Takes action to achieve goals identified during the evaluation process. Demonstrates a commitment to the organization through ongoing participation at entity and unit based meetings.

Organizational Competencies

MISSION

We extend the healing ministry of Christ by caring for those who are ill and by nurturing the health of the people of our communities.

VALUE BEHAVIORS

It is essential that associates be able to support the values of Centura Health and interact effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors and staff. Each associate is expected to demonstrate a commitment to core values, standards of behavior and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.

CORE VALUES & STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR

• Integrity: Honesty, directness, and respect for commitments made.

• Stewardship: Respectful use of all natural, human and financial measures.

• Spirituality: Acknowledgment of its central role in facilitating mental, physical and emotional health.

• Imagination: Creativity and innovation in all we do. 

• Respect: Respect for all persons and our Christian identity, heritage and missions of our sponsoring organizations.

• Excellence: Striving to exceed the clinical quality, customer service and cost performance expectations of our customers.

• Compassion: Sensitivity and responsiveness to persons in need.

SECURITY ACCESS: CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION

Staff may have access to confidential patient, associate and/or organizational information as it applies to their job responsibilities and must comply with the terms of Centura Health policies in protecting that information.

Physical Requirements

X Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs constantly.

 

Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 

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