Job: Registered Nurse (FT & PT)

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Job Description

ABOUT OUR SEARCH

Northern Colorado Long Term Acute Hospital is currently seeking experienced Registered Nurses (FT & PT). We offer newly adjusted and highly competitive salaries commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401(K), Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and ETO (Earned Time Off). Make a direct difference today by joining our team of dedicated professionals working together to attain a common goal – giving the gift of time through great patient care!

ABOUT OUR COMPANY

Ernest Health owns and operates community-based acute rehabilitation and long-term acute care facilities in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Montana, New Mexico, South Carolina, Texas, Utah and Wyoming. We are dedicated to providing high quality, cost-effective physical medicine and rehabilitation services to promote the recovery of individuals who have functional deficits resulting from injury or illness as well as those with chronic or complex medical conditions. We promote a healing and nurturing environment at each of our facilities, responding to the medical, physical, psychological and social needs of our patients.

ABOUT OUR HOSPITAL

At Northern Colorado Long Term Acute Hospital, we believe your recovery means more than just physical. At our state-of-the-art facility, we offer advanced long-term acute care, including high observation/critical care, for patients who require time to heal from catastrophic injury or illness. We focus on each patient’s unique needs to achieve maximum levels of recovery. At Northern Colorado Long Term Acute Hospital, we are proud to be one of the newest members of the Northern Colorado health care continuum.

BASIC PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care for the comfort and well-being of patients through the use of the nursing process and supports ANA standards of nursing. Therefore, the Registered Nurse is responsible for assessments, planning, supervising, interventions, and evaluations designed to prevent complications of physical disability, restore optimal functioning and help the patient adapt to an altered life style. The Registered Nurse is responsible for overseeing patient care provided through support personnel. The RN provides care to adolescents through geriatric age patients. This goal is met by cooperation and communication with inter-and-intra-departmental staff, patients and families.

Minimum Work Experience

One (1) year recent experience in a Med-Surg to Post-ICU, acute care setting strongly encouraged.

Required Licenses/Certifications

Current license as a registered nurse in the state of Colorado is required, as well as current CPR/BLS certification.

Required Skills/Knowledge/Ability

  • Proficient use of appropriate forms in documenting care and medical necessity.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and care
  • Ability to demonstrate clinical proficiency utilizing policies, procedures, and guidelines in caring for patients.
  • Knowledgeable about accreditation standards to ensure adherence to all standard set forth by the stat and accrediting agencies of TJC and CMS.
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend English at a level necessary to follow written and oral instructions and safety precautions