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Vail Health Registered Nurse ICU 6120 in Vail, Colorado

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.

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.

Education:

Minimum of Associate Nursing Degree for positions hired after 07/01/2018.

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