HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RN Neuro Trauma Unit - Days / Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree, Colorado

/Sky Ridge Medical Center//(HealthONE – HCA) offers the latest in medical technology in a soothing, healing environment. Combine that with world-class services and the area's top healthcare professionals and you'll understand why Sky Ridge has become a model of care for the rest of the country. Hospital of Choice for Thousands The people of Douglas County were eager for the opening of Sky Ridge Medical Center. Some, however, were a bit more eager. As Douglas County's first hospital, the doors officially opened for the first time at 7 a.m. August 20, 2003, and the first baby born at Sky Ridge greeted the world 52 minutes later. With a reach that covers Highlands Ranch, Lone Tree, Parker, Castle Rock and Littleton, as well as Douglas and southern Arapahoe counties, Sky Ridge has become the hospital of choice for thousands. As a new facility, we have the latest technologies and equipment available: Cardiac services includes two interventional catheterization labs. The Cancer Center offers chemotherapy plus radiation therapy via a highly precise, 3-D radiation system. Orthopedic services include care for spine, joints and sports injuries. Women's and children's services at Sky Ridge are extensive. Because this is an area with lots of families, Sky Ridge is ready. Board-certified pediatricians on staff 24 hours a day. And, our Level III trauma center, with around-the-clock emergency care and orthopedic surgeons available 24/7, is ready to meet the demands of the community. Room for Growth As part of Douglas County, one of the fastest growing counties in the nation, Sky Ridge was built with growth in mind. When the time comes, the hospital can be built out to 335 beds./ Trauma & Neuro Sciences – Registered Nurse (RN):

TheRN Neuro Trauma position, under the supervision Charge Nurse, appropriately coordinates and supervises patient care as provided by the patient care team. This care includes conducting initial and ongoing assessment of the patient and family, development of a family centered patient care plan and care path, family centered patient teaching, the identification of and correction of variances from the patient care path and the facilitation of discharge planning.

What We Offer:

  • Opportunity for RN-level instruction in Trauma Care After Resuscitation, NIHSS recertification, monthly staff-selected trauma training, and ongoing in-house neurology education
  • Experience treating patients admitted with conditions such as spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, concussions, seizures, soft tissue injuries and multiple comorbidities
  • Involvement with the first-ever LVO Stroke Team in southeast Denver, offeringemergent endovascular thrombectomy
  • Access to specialized equipment, such as: TLSO Braces, HALO, Buck’s Traction, Lumbar drains, SEPS drains, and Stryker Pens
  • Involvement in a program that has earned five Clinical Quality awards fromHealthgradesfor several specialty areas, including Cranial Neurosurgery
  • Employee-led, Unit-Based Councils that promote a collaborative effort to improve quality and safety for our patients as well as hospital staff
  • Continued learning with education assistance offered for national certifications as well as the maximum federally-allowed annual tuition reimbursement
  • Monthly volunteer opportunities withSky Cliff Stroke Support Group, hosted by Sky Ridge
  • A diverse benefits package including comprehensive medical coverage, 401K matching, life insurance, and retail discounts throughout the local community and online
  • Fast growing, Level II Trauma Center that has developed into a 284-bed destination facility for acute care with outstanding clinical outcomes in orthopedics, oncology, bariatrics, plastics and advanced spinal surgeries

Licensure/Certification:

Required:
* Licensed in the state of Colorado as RN * BLS at time of hire * ACLS (preferred) Education:

Required:
* Graduation from an accredited school of nursing Preferred:
* BSN Experience:

Required:
* 1-3 years of neuro trauma, medical- surgical and /or telemetry experience strongly preferred Preferred:
* Ability to recognize cardiac rhythms

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: RN Neuro Trauma Unit - Days / Sky Ridge Medical Center

Location: Colorado-Lone Tree-Sky Ridge Medical Center

Requisition ID: 08936-70924