Staff ICU RN Positions (Full-time and Pool Positions)
January 26, 2018
Temp to Full Time - Experienced
Vail Health offers rewarding health care careers near North America’s finest mountain communities. We are seeking compassionate professionals for our 52-bed Hospital, Urgent Care clinics, Vail Health clinics, Emergency Department, Surgery Centers, Howard Head Sports Medicine and Shaw Cancer Center. Explore our latest opportunities and find the health care position that’s right for you. Follow your heart, embrace your passion and discover the quality-of-life benefits of living near Vail.
This position is responsible and accountable for providing nursing care for patients and their families. A Expert, compassionate, individualized nursing care for patients and families is expected. Collaborate with providers, staff and other members of the team to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
Pool and Full-time positions available
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, VVMC 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.
Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.
One year of critical care experience strongly preferred.
Ability to obtain and maintain a State of Colorado Registered Nurse license.
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.
Computer / Typing: Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.
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Vail Health provides attractive benefits for year-round employees and seasonal employees. Check out the details here.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
Internal Number: 6120
About Vail Health
Vail Health, formerly Vail Valley Medical Center, is a nonprofit community health care system serving patients and guests from around the world. Locally operated and governed by a volunteer board of directors, Vail Health includes a 56-bed hospital, accredited by the Joint Commission. Our 24/7 emergency department in Vail is a Level III Trauma Center with a nearby helipad for necessary medical transports. Vail Health provides a wide array of services and access points including Beaver Creek Medical Center, urgent care clinics in Avon and Gypsum, our Edwards medical campus, Eagle Healthcare Center and a multispecialty clinic in Frisco. Howard Head Sports Medicine offers physical therapy services at 10 locations and works closely with our internationally renowned orthopaedic partners at The Steadman Clinic and Vail-Summit Orthopaedics. In addition, Vail Health's Shaw Cancer Center and Sonnenalp Breast Center are the region’s only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive breast center. The Vail Clinic, which was founded in 1965, officially became “Vail Valley Medical Center” in 1980, its first year as a full-service hospital. At that time, we had one primary locatio...n and 25 physicians. Today, Vail Health has locations in nine towns, nearly 1,000 employees, 260 physician partners and 85 volunteers. Vail Health is an equal-opportunity employer. The hospital is handicap accessible and adheres to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Smoking is prohibited in our facilities. This includes e-cigarettes.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.