Oct 15, 2021

Registered Nurse ICU 6120

  • Vail Valley Medical Center
  • Vail, CO 81657, USA
General Nursing Intensive Care Unit

Job Description

Vail Health
Vail, Co
180 South Frontage Road West | Vail, CO 81657
Nursing
Full-time (Year Around), Nights
Posted 06/04/2021
Req # 10795
Min:$28.22 Max:$52.40
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.
  • POSITION PURPOSE:
    • This position assumes responsibility and accountability for providing nursing care for patients and their families. Assure expert, compassionate, individualized nursing care for patients and families is expected. They collaborate with providers, staff and other members of the team to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
  • ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
    • Oversees the daily patient flow to optimize patient care, safety and satisfaction.
    • Demonstrates ability to prioritize incoming patient requests for services.
    • Delivers patient education to facilitate plan of care, employer informed healthcare choices, and promote optimal wellness.
    • Demonstrates ability to delegate care appropriately and according to Colorado statute.
    • Demonstrates competent healthcare assessment skills, prioritizing skills and critical thinking skills and problem solving skills.
    • Demonstrates ability to handle high telephone volume of patient requests for medications, information and assistance.
    • Administers medications, performs treatments, and assists in procedures as needed; consistently adhering to patient safety guidelines.
    • Coordinates patient care with other disciplines on the health care team, Vail Health and others as needed to achieve the highest possible level of patient care and satisfaction.
    • Demonstrates ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
    • Delivers 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 principals of a Just Culture.
    • Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Experience:
      • One year of critical care experience strongly preferred.
    • License(s):
      • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Colorado or from a valid compact state required.
    • Certification(s):
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) by American Heart Association required.
      • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required.
      • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC) required.
      • CCRN preferred.
    • Computer / Typing:
      • Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
    • Education:
      • Minimum of Associate Nursing Degree for positions hired after 07/01/2018.
Benefits Summary: This position offers a robust benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with up to 5% retirement deferral match, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, student load assistance, childcare assistance, life and disability insurance, employee assistance program, annual bonus potential, amongst others.
As a condition of employment, Vail Health requires COVID-19 vaccination of all clinical and non-clinical staff.