RN - Walk-In Care
Company: Aspen Valley Hospital
Posted on: May 13, 2022
Company Overview: Embrace the adventure of a career at Aspen
Valley Hospital. Aspen Valley Hospital is a twenty-five-bed
community hospital that represents the best of two worlds - the
warmth and friendliness of a small town and the technical expertise
of a major medical center. Our award-winning hospital, nestled in
the heart of Aspen, CO, includes a team of more than 500 people
dedicated to making a difference for our patients, families, and
community. Nationally we are recognized for providing some of the
most exceptional patient care of any hospital across the
country.AVH supports vaccinations as the evidence-based and most
effective means for our community and country to put COVID-19
behind us and to avoid unnecessary hospitalizations and deaths. In
order to better care for our community, as of 10/31/21, AVH
requires COVID-19 Vaccination for all Staff.This Position
Offers:Highly competitive pay, being part of a very cohesive &
supportive team, and four of North America's top ski resorts at
your doorstep.Job Overview: The Snowmass Clinic / Basalt After
Hours Clinic (SMC/BAHC) Primary Registered Nurse, provides
professional nursing care in accordance with known/accepted
standards of practice and AVH policies. The nurse provides clinical
care in collaboration with other clinic staff and assists with
administrative duties, as needed, under the direction of the
Department Nurse Supervisor, Charge Nurse and Providers.Primary
Scope of Responsibilities:
- Fully competent in the primary nurse role at SMC/BAHC; performs
patient and family assessment with problem identification, plans
care accordingly; implements and evaluates plan of care so problems
are addressed and/or resolved.
- Utilize a problem-based assessment, collaborate with MD on plan
of care and implement plan of care.
- Triage and prioritize patient situations, including patients
who present to the clinic as a walk in, as a ski patrol transfer
and/or patient phone calls. Initiate appropriate action in an
efficient, effective manner. Delegate appropriate tasks to the
medical assistant or other qualified clinic staff.
- Respond to clinical needs of patients based on acuity, nursing
standards, and AVH policies and procedures. Make value-added
resource decisions for patient care with respect to supplies,
equipment, and acuity of care.
- Demonstrate competency in all aspects of day to day operations
of the clinic including patient care, triaging phone calls,
obtaining POC labs, obtaining interpreter as needed, patient
education, assisting MD, anticipating patient care needs,
preparation and processing of medical records, and facilitating
follow-up care. Assist with registration as needed and ensure
appropriate charges are documented for patient care.
- Facilitate patient/work flow and efficiency in the clinic
through collaboration with clinic staff.
- Medication Management: maintain proper documentation of in
clinic and dispensed meds including proper Pyxis use. Perform
appropriate med counts for inventory keeping. Notify Department
Nurse Supervisor when medications are low and need to be reordered.
Label all dispensed meds according to AVH policy.
- Record pertinent clinical documentation in accordance with
regulatory requirements, professional standards and hospital
policies. At SMC/BAHC, documentation includes nursing assessment
form, Medication Reconciliation form, and patient
education/discharge instruction form.
- Follow established PPE Guidelines.
- Alert Department Nurse Supervisor, Office Manager, or
Department Director of issues, concerns, supply, or operational
needs that require hierarchal authority to solve. Minimum
Qualifications & Requirements:
- Current Colorado RN License (or compact) is required
- Required certifications through American Heart Association:
- PALS or ENPC
- TNCC (preferred)
- 2 years of ED or Urgent Care experience is requiredBenefits &
Compensation: Hire-in rates of pay are based upon the relevance of
years of experience, education and certifications. Our talent
acquisition team will help you understand how your direct
experience will be considered.PRN pay range for new hires: $36.54 -
$46.34/hrPRN Benefits: As an employee you will be eligible to
purchase discounted bus passes for transportation to and from work,
discounted ski pass options, 457B, and also participate in a number
of AVH hosted programs including cell phone discounts or computer
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