Boulder Community Hospital Registered Nurse - Surgery in Boulder, Colorado
Fulltime - 40 hours a week - Days
6:45am - 7:15pm
OR Experience Required
Boulder Community Health was recently honored as Best Local Employer by the Daily Camera in the 2018 Boulder County Gold, their People’s Choice Awards for businesses in Boulder County. Come join us and be a part of an independent, community-focused health system and feel good knowing that your work will make a difference in people’s lives and be a positive contribution to the community.
POSITION SUMMARY Responsible for the general well being of the patient during the peri-operative period, acts as the patient’s advocate and works as a member of the surgical team, is knowledgeable in the areas of aseptic technique, infection control, emergency procedures, and general operating room procedures. Works with highly technical, ever-changing equipment.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS Education or Formal Training
Special Qualifications (Licensure, Registration, etc.) 1. Colorado RN license in good standing 2. BLS certification required within conditional period. 3. Member of professional organization and CNOR preferred
Experience Minimum of one year OR circulating experience and scrub experience preferred
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Develops and implements a teaching plan based on identified patient and family needs. 2. Continues to expand knowledge base through clinical practice and self-directed learning, identifying own strengths and weaknesses. 3. Sets priorities utilizing effective time management when delivering patient care with completion of responsibility. 4. May be required to perform point of care testing. May be a point of care trainer. 5. Provides constructive input to problem solving in both patient and unit situations.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES The employee must be able to consistently support, push, pull and/or lift up to 10 pounds, frequently support, push, pull and/or lift up to 30 pounds and occasionally support, push, pull and/or transfer up to 50 pounds (for example, moving a patient from a wheelchair to a bed).
Uncompromising medical excellence, delivered with the values of respect and compassion. Since 1922, Boulder Community Health has built our reputation on this promise. As a community-owned and operated not-for-profit hospital and clinics, we remain dedicated to meeting the evolving healthcare needs of our citizens and providing access to high quality medical care. Our state-of-the art facilities are home to many medical professionals who offer an extensive range of medical services.
Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, adventure awaits you right outside your door. Big, beautiful vistas, serene snow-capped mountains, and a lifestyle conducive to enjoying the outdoors bring a truly fresh perspective to our practice of healthcare.
Surround yourself by natural beauty and an active, life-embracing community, while you enjoy state of the art facilities and equipment along with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including health/dental/life, paid annual leave, tuition reimbursement and much more.
EOE/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplace