Posted: Monday, February 5, 2018 3:31 PM
St. Thomas More Hospital, a 25: acute care/critical access facilty, is the cornerstone of health care services for Fremont County and surrounding southern Colorado communtites. St. Thomas More offers 24:hour emergency and trauma services, inpatient acute care, intensive care unit, The Birth Center, diagnostic imaging, surgical services, rehabilitation services, sleep disorder center and more. St. Thomas More was rated five stars by Healthgrades(r) for Total Knee Replacement , Hip Fracture Treatment (2017), and Treatment of Sepsis (2017). Our physicians specialize in emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics/gynecology services, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, and pediatric health services. 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 50 miles from Colorado Springs at the foot hills of the Rocky Mountains and the entrance to the Royal Gorge, locals and visitors alike enjoy this area for some of the states best hiking, widllife and river sports like rafting and fishing. Learn more about our hospital and life in Southern Colorado by visiting stmhospital/.
Job Description/Job Posting ID:
Recruiter Contact: Tiffany Hoover, : 6214 STM MEDICAL/SURGICAL
Hospital: ST THOMAS MORE
Schedule: Per Request Needed
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.
Minimum Education Requirements
:Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
Minimum Experience Requirements
:One year experience preferred
:Nursing skills and knowledge base specific to specialty
:Current Colorado RN license/ Current RN license from a participating state in National Licensure Compact
:Current BLS certification from American Heart Association required;
:BLS, ACLS (within 6 months of hire), PALS ( within 6 months of hire), see "Required Specialty Course Completion" policy.
:Additional certifications may be required (refer to facility addendum(s))
PATIENT and FAMILY CENTERED CARE : 45
:Assess patient's physical, psychosocial, cultural and spiritual needs through observation, interview, review of medical records and clinical data.
:Evaluates patient's response and intervenes to ensure optimal patient outcome.
: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.
:Provide patient/family education through assessment of patient/family learning readiness, needs, and ability.
:Provide teaching and evaluate effectiveness of teaching. Recognize the patient or designee as a full partner in providing com passionate 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 wi
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