Centura Health RN Clinic- Full Time - Colorado Head & Neck Specialists in Denver, Colorado

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Job Summary:

Has knowledge of community health concepts, principles of ambulatory clinical nursing care, case management and carecoordination. Assumes responsibility and accountability for facilitating, communicating and collaborating with the healthcareteam and the patient/ family, utilizes best practice to maximize patient engagement and patient self-management efforts.Promotes the optimal health, well-being and safety of the patient through use of the nursing process and in accordance withpatient care standards, guidelines and the State Nurse Practice Act. Demonstrate personal accountability for relationshipbasedcare, organizational mission and core values.

What You Bring/Job Requirements

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

One year experience preferred.Nursing skills and knowledge base specific to specialty.

ADN required

CO RN required

BLS from the American Heart Association required

BSN preferred, encouraged to obtain within 3-years of assuming role

Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )Assess patient’s physical, psychosocial, cultural and spiritual needs through observation,

interview, review of medical records & clinical data. Evaluates patient’s response and intervenes

to ensure optimal patient outcome.*Assess patient’s ability to participate to the fullest extent by determining presence/ absence of

barriers to active participation in the individualized care plan.*Develop and implement patient plan of care and observe outcomes in accordance with nursing

standards and in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team.*Demonstrate competency in a variety of therapeutic/diagnostic interventions including but not

limited to IV’s, incision/wound care, medication administration, catheterization and specimen

collections. Promote, advocate and collaborate to protect the health and safety and rights of each patient.Anticipates the needs of the patient to maximize use of physician visits.*

Provide patient/family education through assessment of health literacy, barriers to learning

readiness, needs, and ability. Provide teaching and evaluate effectiveness of teaching. *Encourage patient engagement in the healthcare partnership through the use of motivational

interviewing, evidence based self-management protocols, tools and teach-back methodology. *Recognize the patient or designee as a full partner in providing compassionate and coordinated

care based on respect for the patient’s preferences, values, and needs.*Provide relationship-based care in which the nurse strives to understand what is most important to

the individual and actively engage them in all aspects of care. This care will be delivered with

respect for cultural differences and the diversity of human experience.Coordinate and implement group visits for identified high risk patient populations.Aid in the care transition of high risk patients to include but not limited to medication

reconciliation and coordination of services. *Contributes to continuous process improvement by taking an active role in patient experience and

satisfaction.Delegates to non-RN personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing and Centura Health Physician Group policy.Effectively uses time, personnel, equipment and supplies to provide high quality, cost effective patient care.Professional role model for all staff demonstrating ethical/legal/professional nursing process.Manages resources and patient flow through matching nursing competencies with individualized patient’s and clinic needs. Uses standards of care, clinic policies/procedures and regulatory guidelines to guide practice.Teamwork and Collaboration: Function effectively within nursing and inter-professional teams, fostering open communication, mutual respect, and shared decision-making to achieve quality patient care. Coordinate the activities of an interdisciplinary care team that takes collective responsibility for proactively supporting patient’s unity of body, mind and spirit as they relate to comprehensive patient care. The interdisciplinary team includes but is not limited to the primary care provider, specialists, third-party providers, patient, and nursing.Precepts and mentors new staff or nursing students as needed.Seeks out learning opportunities and continuing education to improve care.Seeks experiences that reflect current practice in order to maintain skills and competence in clinical practice or role performance.Maintains professional records that provide evidence of competency and lifelong learning.Evaluates one’s own integrity and nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statutes, rules and regulations. Takes action to achieve goals identified during the evaluation process.Demonstrates a commitment to the organization through ongoing participation in clinic based meetings.Verbalizes an understanding of the value of measurement and the importance of continuous quality improvement data. Use quality measures to improve performance and accountability for patient outcomes, patient experiences and safe delivery of care. *Participate in clinic-based Quality improvement, evidence-based practice and research activities.Use current healthcare research findings and other evidence to expand clinical knowledge, enhance role performance, and increase knowledge of professional issues.Completes comprehensive age and gender appropriate initial assessment based on patient’s strengths, goals and needs, acute and chronic health conditions, environment, and psychosocial determinants of health.Adapts to rapidly changing technology as evidenced by competency in technology and equipment used in the patient care setting.Thorough and confidential maintenance of patient charts and records.Document ongoing status, interventions, patient response and outcomes in accurate, timely manner.Use information technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision-making.Maximizes the use of the registry function to assure processes in place to collect, analyze and report select data to ensure effectiveness of patient plan of care and Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model in clinic population management.*

Physical Requirements

Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly

Located on the Porter Adventist Campus- in the Medical Plaza building

Monday through Friday- 40 hrs/week-Clinic is open 8am-5pm -no weekends

Your Connected Community

Located in central Denver’s historic Washington Park residential neighborhood, associates at Porter Adventist Hospital enjoy beautiful surroundings, leading technology, outstanding leadership and easy access to everything great central Denver has to offer. As a full-service Magnet® designated, 368-bed acute-care referral center specializing in cancer care, joint replacement, spinal care and advanced robotic surgery, Porter Adventist Hospital treats some of the region’s most complex medical cases and surgical patients. Our Heart and Vascular Institute is the first and only program in Colorado to receive full Heart Failure Accreditation status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. We have also received numerous awards and honors including: 100 Greatest Hospitals in America by Becker's Hospital Review for 3 years in a row (2015-2017); named as one of the top two hospitals in Colorado by U.S. News and World Report; recipient of the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award-Clinical Excellence for 3 years in a row (2015-2017); one of Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement for 2 years in a row (2016-2017), and many others.





Work TypeFull-Time


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