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SCL Health Registered Nurse, Observation, PRN in Lafayette, Colorado

You.You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as an Observation/ Clinical Decision Registered Nurse.Your compassion is tangible: patients feel it in the hand they hold.Families feel it in your prayers. Colleagues feel it in your support.You know how to stay organized and move fast. You thrive in fast-pacedenvironments.You're great at what you do, but you want to be part of something evengreater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the rightteam is invincible.Us.Our Observation unit compassionately cares for adult patients, often comingdirectly from the Emergency Department, who are in need of observationalcare to determine if they will require further inpatient treatment or if theyare able to be discharged from our hospital. You will oversee the care of avariety of patients within this setting, including chest pain, asthma andcongestive heart failure patients. We always focus on putting our patientsfirst, which is evident through our hourly rounding, bedside reports,and manageable nurse-to-patient ratios. We are proud to be an accredited ChestPain Center, a Cardiovascular Center of Excellence, a Primary StrokeCenter, and a Level II Trauma Center. is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organizationthat focuses on person-centered care. At our 234-bed Level II Trauma Center,our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, ourcommunities and each other. We're especially proud of our people, whohelped make us one of according to Healthgrades. are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generouspackage includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is morethan a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being.To that end, we've launched a Healthy Living program to address yourholistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digitaltools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We alsooffer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.We.Together we'll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We'llhonor each other's dignity and surpass the standards we set. We'llencourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity.We'll laugh at each other's jokes (even the bad ones). We'll helloand high five. We'll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value ofspirituality in healing.We're proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.Your day.As an Observation / CDU RN you need to know how to:Recognize and address patients' psychological and physical needsFoster continuity and quality of care with the best interest and well-being ofpatients and their families in mindAssess a patients' medical status upon admissionAssist in developing individualized treatment plansComply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelinesOversee care delivered by LPNs and/or CNAsYour experience.We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is whywe require:ASN / ADN from an accredited program with the ability to obtain your BSNfrom an accredited program within four (4) years of hire unless youpossess a minimum of fifteen (15) years of proven continuous RegisteredNurse experience in an acute care setting, requiredCurrent Colorado RN license or compact license with the ability to obtainColorado RN license, requiredCurrent BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association or theability to obtain within sixty (60) days of hire (with priorapproval), required (ACLS/NRP/PALS as appropriate for unit or service)At least one (1) year of nursing experience in a comparable acute caresetting, highly preferredAre you a New Grad RN? Good Samaritan Medical Center offers new graduateresidency programs to help provide you with additional support as you beginyour nursing career with us. Check out our New Grad Featured Job section ofour careers website to keep informed on which programs are currently acceptingapplications.Your next move.Now that yo

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