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Centura Health RN/Registered Nurse MICU in Canon City, Colorado

Welcome to Centura Health

St. Thomas More Hospital, a 25-bed acute care facility, is the cornerstone of health care services for Fremont County and surrounding southern Colorado communities. St. Thomas More offers 24- hour emergency and trauma services including inpatient acute care, intensive care unit, The Birth Center, diagnostic imaging, surgical services, rehabilitation services, sleep disorder center and a community blood bank. We're proud to have a five-star rating for joint replacement and be ranked among the top 15% in the nation for total joint replacements. Our board-certified physicians specialize in emergency medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics/gynecology services, general surgery, orthopedic surgery and osteopathic treatment.

Flourishing Begins Here

The Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) department at St. Thomas More Hospital is a four-bed unit - and two RNs staff the General Medical ICU. We do occasionally have med/surg overflow patients. Most of our patients are general critical care (resp, sepsis, post op complications, CHF, some cardiac). We do not have neuro, cardiology or inpatient trauma. Our department has great teamwork, autonomy and flexibility with elfscheduling. We are a very friendly and close-knit unit. Team members work well together and genuinely care about each other. We look for candidates that have strong clinical skills, are resourceful, flexible, have good communication and values teamwork.

Job description:

Assumes responsibility and accountability for facilitating, communicating, and collaborating with both the healthcare team, and the patient/family to identify and meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the patient. Promotes the optimal health, well-being and safety of the patient through use of the nursing process and in accordance with patient care standards, guidelines and the State Nurse Practice Act. Demonstrates personal accountability for relationship-based care, organizational mission, and core values.

What You Bring/Job Requirements

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$10,000. 00 sign on bonus for RN's with experience in the ICU -

2 year commitment - new employees only

In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:

  • RN License required; Current state nursing licenses or RN license from a participating state in the National Licensure Compact

  • Nursing Diploma or Associates Degree in Nursing required; Bachelors Degree in Nursing preferred

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing required for new graduates, preferred for experienced RN's

  • BLS from the American Heart Association required

  • ACLS from the American Heart Association required

  • TNCC required upon hire or within 1 year

  • PALS or ENPC required upon hire or within 1 year

  • One year RN experience required

  • Nursing skills and knowledge base specific to specialty

Physical Requirements - Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly)

Your Connected Community

Associates of St. Thomas More enjoy the camaraderie of a close-knit community hospital, the relaxed feel of small-town life and an affordable cost of living in a town rich in culture and historic architecture. Located about 50 miles from Colorado Springs at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and the mouth of the Royal Gorge, locals and visitors alike enjoy this area for some of the state's best hiking, wildlife and river sports like rafting and fishing.

Don't forget to check out our benefits!

Everyone Thrives Here

You’re different, and we love it. Your perspectives, your ways, what you are on a mission to go and do – we’re all different at Centura Health, but we’re also all equally connected and supported. We are here to cultivate YOU in an environment which not only lifts you up, but propels you forward.

Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veteran and Disability. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen, health screen and background check.

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