Location: Aurora, CO, United States
Category: Nursing Professional
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 141860
Date Posted: Sep 13, 2023
3+ years of recent ED registered nurse experience strongly preferred. 2+ years of recent leadership experience strongly preferred.
Work Schedule: Full Time Days
Unit/Location: Freestanding Emergency Departments (FSED) - Aurora Freestanding ED
Populations Typically Served: We serve all ages from infants to elderly. We give emergency care to our local community in a community setting
Acuity Level: We see all acuity levels from your simple lacerations to our high acuity heart attacks, traumas, and even stabilize strokes.
Number of Beds:6-7 beds
Types of Procedures or Diagnosis Typically Seen: We can perform X-rays, CT scans, Ultrasounds, and can perform 95% of the labs in-house that can help diagnose an emergency if needed.
Unit Culture Description: Our staff is made up of staff with several years of ED nursing experience who truly appreciate emergency medicine and enjoy being ER nurses outside of a hospital setting.
Unit Achievements and Accreditations: A few of our departments have received Patient Experience awards over the last several years. We have also been CLIA and COLA accredited (which allows us to run our Point of Care laboratory testing).
Specialty Education Provided to Nurses: Our nurses come to us with their ACLS, BLS, and PALS certification. On hiring, we complete their Lab competency to help run our point of care testing and we also offer the CPI training for our team.
Provides direct patient care, at a proficient level, using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.
Assists the Nurse Manager with the evaluation of staff. Assists in the development, implementation and evaluation of standards of care for the unit and the patient population. Participates in providing and monitoring staff competencies.
Actively coaches and develops staff, serving as a role model for staff by demonstrating effective communication skills and problem-solving techniques and in providing direct patient care. Collaborates with the CNS/Educator to meet the educational needs of the unit(s) to maintain continuity of care related to specific patient-care requirements.
Assists with managing the provision of adequate resources including the equitable distribution of work and matching of assigned provider competency to patient needs. Facilitates processes to improve patient throughput throughout the organization.
Works with the Nurse Manager to identify and resolve operational/budgetary, patient, and personnel issues. Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of patient care protocols, guidelines and strategic initiatives.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
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The pay range for this position is: $38.29 - $59.35/ hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
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