RN Resident New Grad Med/Surg FT Nights

Location
Parker, CO
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 10, 2018
Closes
Mar 02, 2018
Specialty
Med / Surg, Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Known locally as the “full-service community hospital doing some big things,” Parker Adventist Hospital, (located at E-470 and Parker Road), offers leading medical experts, the latest technology and a broad array of clinical services. Ranked among the top hospitals in the nation for patient satisfaction, Parker Hospital performs complex spine and brain surgery along with weight-loss and joint-replacement surgery. We have a Level II Trauma Center and a Birthplace with a Level IIIA NICU caring for babies born as early as 28 weeks. Opened 10 years ago and still growing, the entire team is incredibly vibrant, skilled, enthusiastic, innovative and motivated. The sense of “newness” felt at Parker is a big aspect of the culture and the high patient and employee satisfaction scores speak volumes about the care and the environment. Every associate at Parker lives its culture of “relationship based care” each day – treating every patient, family and team member like WE would want to be cared for. For more information about Parker Adventist Hospital and joining the team, visit http://www.parkerhospital.org/.

Job Description/Job Posting ID: 123390

Recruiter Contact: MandyGray@Centura.org

Clinic/Department: 6025 PARKER ORIENTEES

Hospital: PARKER ADVENTIST HOSPITAL

Schedule: RN Resident program will be approximately 10 weeks, with no time off allowed. After the program, this position will convert to a FT night position

Shift: .90 FTE

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

  • BSN required

  • For internal candidates- ADN required and enrolled in a RN-BSN program


  • Minimum Experience Requirements


  • Requires knowledge in nursing, evidence-based practice methods, and person-centered care concepts

  • Nursing skills and knowledge base specific to specialty unit, preferred
    License/Certifications


  • Current CO RN license or RN License from a participating state in National Compact Licensure

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from American Heart Association
    Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )


  • 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 IV’s, incision/wound care, medication administration, catheterization and specimen collections.

  • Promote, advocate and collaborate to protect the health, safety and rights of each patient.

  • Provide patient/family education through assessment of patient/family learning readiness, needs, and ability. Provide teaching and evaluate effectiveness of teaching.

  • Recognize the patient or designee as a full partner in providing compassionate and coordinated care based on respect for the patient’s preferences, values, and needs.

  • Provides relationship-based care in which the nurse strives to understand what is most important to the individual and actively engage them in all aspects of care. This care will be delivered with respect for cultural differences and the diversity of human experience.

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

  • Manages resources and patient flow through matching nursing competencies with individualized patient’s and unit needs.

  • Professional role model for all staff demonstrating ethical/legal/professional nursing process.

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

  • Uses standards of care, hospital policies/procedures and regulatory guidelines to guide practice.

  • Function effectively within nursing and inter-professional teams, fostering open communication, mutual respect, and shared decision-making to achieve quality patient care.

  • 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 lifelong 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 hospital and unit based meetings.

  • 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.

  • Solves straightforward quality improvement and safety problems; analyses possible solutions using prescribed quality improvement and safety methods, available evidence, experience, situational judgment and precedents.

  • Use current healthcare research findings and other evidence to expand clinical knowledge, enhance role performance, and increase knowledge of professional issues.

  • 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.

  • Adapts to rapidly changing technology as evidenced by competency in technology and equipment used in the patient care setting.
    Physical Requirements

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

    Things to know:

    BSN is required

    In person Interview date: March 7, 2018

    Start Date: April 9th, 2018

    This is a RN resident position that will rotate up to 40/hrs per week between class and units. At the end of approximately 10 weeks, you will be placed in the unit/shift that was verbally offered to you.

    A two year commitment agreement contract is required

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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