RN PRACTITIONER for Pain Management at Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs, CO

Location
Colorado Springs, CO
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 03, 2018
Closes
Mar 03, 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Centura Health Physician Group (CHPG) offers providers a true opportunity to live their calling to care while experiencing the support of a built-in comprehensive network, vast resources, professional growth, trusted leadership, generous benefits and an amazing quality of life with locations that span Colorado and into Western Kansas. CHPG is proud to connect providers and consumers through state-of-the-art technology, clinical resources and professional expertise to help people live healthier. Our coordinated services represent a full continuum of care – from preventive and early diagnoses to leading-edge treatment and life-saving critical care. CHPG’s ability to deliver better health care value is the direct result of combining the best clinical tools, shared resources and medical expertise with a patient-centered approach that emphasizes Centura Health’s mission and commitment to quality, compassion and service.

JOB DESCRIPTION/JOB POSTING ID: 122045

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Occasional travel to other sites to meet the needs of the clinic may be required.

Position summary

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Assumes responsibility and accountability for rapid assessment, nursing diagnosis and works with MD partners to assure safe patient diagnostic testing and optimal plan of care. Performs advanced practice procedures. Utilizes the nursing process to promote/restore optimal health and well-being of the patient. Assumes personal accountability for organizational mission and core values.

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Education Requirements

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  • Graduate of Accredited School Of Nursing.

  • Masters degree in Adult Nurse Practitioner or related degree

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Work Experience Requirements

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  • 1 year experience in a clinical setting

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License/ Certifications

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  • RN license in the sate of Colorado

  • Current Registered member of the Colorado Advanced Practice Registry.

  • Current BLS certification required from American Heart Association

  • ACLS

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Position Duties (essential functions, INCLUDE % OF TIME)

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DOCUMENTATION - 25%

  • Thorough and confidential maintenance of patient charts and records.

  • Documents ongoing status, interventions, patient response and outcomes in accurate, timely manner.

  • Assesses patient/family learning style and appropriately teach and document understanding.

PLAN OF CARE – 25%

  • Engages patient/family to foster commitment to comply with plan of care.

  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to develop and implement holistic, individualized plan of care.

  • Delegates to non-RN personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing and hospital policy.

  • Assess patients’ physical, psychosocial, cultural and spiritual needs through observation, interview, reviews of records and clinical data.

  • Evaluates patient’s response and intervene in a timely manner to ensure optimal patient outcome.

  • Effectively performs a variety of therapeutic/diagnostic interventions including but not limited to Treadmill testing, stress testing, 12-Lead EKG interpretation.

  • Assess for appropriate diagnostic intervention.

SAFETY – 25%

  • Implements patient plan of care and observes outcomes in accordance with nursing standards and physician direction.

  • Ensures safety of each patient in least restrictive manner.

PATIENT ADVOCATE – 25%

  • Serves as patient advocate. Anticipates needs of provider, staff patient and family.

  • Effectively uses time, personnel, equipment and supplies to provide high quality, cost effective delivery of patient care.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in monitoring patients undergoing cardiac testing and emergency intervention per ACLS/ACC guidelines when needed.

  • Participates in community-based activities.

* This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned.

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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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