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Registered Nurse

Company: Aspen Valley Hospital
Location: Aspen
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

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 requires COVID-19 Vaccination for all Staff

This Position Offers:

Highly competitive pay, 40 hours per week, comprehensive benefits package (including generous PTO, health insurance within your first 30 days, retirement), being part of a very cohesive & supportive team, and four of North America's top ski resorts at your doorstep.

Job Overview:

The registered nurse (RN) provides clinical care in collaboration with other clinic staff and assists with administrative duties, as needed, under the direction of the leadership and providers. Accountable for the coordination of nursing care, including direct patient care, patient/family education and transitions of care.

Primary Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Fully competent in the RN role in the assigned specialty and/or walk-in clinics.
  • The RN provides leadership through activities such as preceptor role, informal leadership roles, and quality improvement efforts.
  • Respond to clinical needs of patients based on acuity, nursing standards, and policies and procedures. Make value-added resource decisions for patient care with respect to supplies, equipment, and acuity of care.
  • Triage phone calls, patient walk-ins and other patient related issues as they arise.
  • Assist with patient chart preparation prior to clinic visits. Obtain patient medical data and pertinent diagnostic results, enter in electronic medical record.
  • Room clinic visit patients, obtain vital signs, complete required documentation in the electronic medical record, advise provider of any concerning or unusual findings during assessment.
  • Medication Management: Follow through on patient requests for medication refills/renewals - obtain orders as needed and refill prescriptions according to department policy. Provide sample medications, if carried in these specialties, as directed by the providers.
  • Record pertinent clinical documentation in accordance with regulatory requirements, professional standards and hospital policies. Documentation includes nursing assessment form, medication reconciliation form, and patient education/discharge instruction form.
  • Alert leadership of issues, concerns, supply, or operational needs that require hierarchal authority to solve.
  • Facilitate patient workflow and efficiency in the clinic through collaboration with clinic staff.
  • Assist provider with patient care, procedures and treatments. Notify provider of any change in patient condition. Set up for procedures and assist when requested. Complete AVH time-out process for all procedures and assure patient safety.
  • Understands safety protocols and emergency care (ACLS for patients undergoing moderate sedation). Able to safely care for such patients during the peri-procedure processes.
  • Assists in developing and monitoring goals, performance improvement (PDSA), departmental risk assessment, quality indicators and policy development.
  • Performs front and back office duties within scope of practice and functions as a resource for both coordinators and clinical staff in their principal duties and responsibilities.
  • Maintain flexibility for reassignment to a variety of outpatient clinics as assigned by leadership, as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned/requested.

    Minimum Qualifications & Requirements:

    • 2 years of PCU/CCU/ICU experience preferred.
    • Associates Degree in Nursing; BSN Graduate preferred
    • Current Colorado nursing license or other approved Compact license
    • BLS Certification
    • ACLS Certification required within 3 months of hire
    • PALS or ENPC within 2 years of hire preferred
    • TNCC preferred

      Benefits & 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.

      Pay range for new hires: $32.41 - $42.14/hr.

      Our comprehensive benefits package includes generous paid time off, health insurance within your first 30 days, and retirement, which can be viewed here.

Keywords: Aspen Valley Hospital, Aspen , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Aspen, Colorado

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