*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.
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.HOUSING: Offered only if available. Please see housing information under the 'facility group document' section of Medefis. The facility will reach out to the traveler to discuss if needed. Please send a message through Medefis is you would like our housing department to reach out to your traveler.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Oversees the daily patient flow to optimize patient care, safety and satisfaction.Demonstrates ability to triage 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 statue.Demonstrates competent healthcare assessment skills, prioritizing skills and critical thinking 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 physician practices, 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 principles of a Just Culture.Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant. QUALIFICATIONS: Experience:One-year clinical experience required.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.Education:Minimum of Associate Nursing Degree for positions hired after 07/01/2018.