Boulder Community Hospital Registered Nurse - PCU in Boulder, Colorado
Halftime - 18 hours a week - Nights
Boulder Community Health was recently honored as Best Local Employer by the Daily Camera in the 2018 Boulder County Gold, their People’s Choice Awards for businesses in Boulder County. Come join us and be a part of an independent, community-focused health system and feel good knowing that your work will make a difference in people’s lives and be a positive contribution to the community.
POSITION SUMMARY Functions as a direct patient care giver within the unit's care delivery system. Integrates nursing theories in patient care.
Education or Formal Training
Special Qualifications (Licensure, Registration, etc.)
1. Colorado RN license in good standing
2. BLS required by end of conditional period.
3. ACLS certification required within 6 months of hire
Experience 1. One to two years RN clinical nursing experience preferred. 2. Six months to one year Telemetry/Critical Care experience preferred.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provides direct total patient care for specific group of patients with collaboration as needed.
- Identifies patient care problems, makes interventions based upon an understanding of the biopsychosocial processes.
- Assesses patient status systematically and anticipates and responds to changes in patient clinical condition.
- Actively seeks participation of the patient, family, and other members of the health care team to assure continuity of patient care.
- Collaborates with interdisciplinary patient care team to identify patient learning needs, develops and implements an individualized teaching plan.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES 1. Physical working environment may include, but not be limited to, any of the following hazards: chemical, electrical, mechanical, biowaste, explosive, radiation, etc. 2. Environmental conditions may include, but not be limited to, variations in temperature, noise, odors, etc. 3. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to constantly stand and walk. The employee frequently is required to stoop, crouch and twist. The employee is occasionally required to kneel, squat and sit. 4. The employee must be able to consistently support, push, pull and/or lift up to 30 pounds, and occasionally support, push, pull and/or transfer up to 50 pounds (for example, moving a patient from a wheelchair to a bed). 5. Functional physical demands include manual dexterity, fine motor skills and reaching. The following senses will be needed for essential duties of the job: speech, vision, hearing, smell and touch.
Uncompromising medical excellence, delivered with the values of respect and compassion. Since 1922, Boulder Community Health has built our reputation on this promise. As a community-owned and operated not-for-profit hospital and clinics, we remain dedicated to meeting the evolving healthcare needs of our citizens and providing access to high quality medical care. Our state-of-the art facilities are home to many medical professionals who offer an extensive range of medical services.
Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, adventure awaits you right outside your door. Big, beautiful vistas, serene snow-capped mountains, and a lifestyle conducive to enjoying the outdoors bring a truly fresh perspective to our practice of healthcare.
Surround yourself by natural beauty and an active, life-embracing community, while you enjoy state of the art facilities and equipment along with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including health/dental/life, paid annual leave, tuition reimbursement and much more.
EOE/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplace