Oct 09, 2020

Registered Nurse Emergency Room 6231

  • Vail Valley Medical Center
  • Vail, CO 81657, USA

Job Description

To us, it’s about living life to the fullest while serving our patients, teammates, neighbors and friends. We are dedicated and passionate in everything we do, seeking challenge and appreciating the routes that got us here. Whether our path is clinical or not, we all came to find balance and meaning in our lives within the work we are passionate about and the adventures we live.
This position assumes responsibility and accountability for providing nursing care for patients and their families. Provide expert, compassionate, individualized nursing care for patients and families. Collaborate with providers, staff and other members of the team to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
  • Oversee the daily patient flow to optimize patient care, safety and satisfaction using healthcare assessment skills, prioritizing skills and critical thinking skills.
  • Triage incoming patient requests for services.
  • Deliver patient education to facilitate plan of care, employer-informed healthcare choices, and promote optimal wellness.
  • Delegate care appropriately and according to Colorado statutes.
  • Administer medications, perform treatments, and assist in procedures as needed, while consistently adhering to patient safety guidelines.
  • Coordinate patient care to achieve the highest possible level of patient care and satisfaction.
  • As needed, handle high telephone volume of patient requests for medications, information, and assistance.
  • Work independently, as needed, with minimal supervision.
  • Deliver excellent service by utilizing Relationship-Based Care to advocate for safety, patient preferences, and optimal communication through partnering with patients and families.
  • Role models the principles of a Just Culture
  • Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
One-year of critical care or emergency experience required.
Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Colorado or from a valid compact state required.
Basic Life Support (BLS) by American Heart Association required
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required
Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) required
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) ~OR~ Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC) required.
  • Education:
  • Minimum of Associate Nursing Degree for positions hired after 07/01/2018.