Nurse Practitioner for Meadows FM clinic in Castle Rock, CO

Centura Health

Castle Rock , CO  

2018-04-20 2018-05-20
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Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 17,000 of the most talented hearts and minds in medicine, leadership and business.

Through Centura Health’s 15 hospitals, six senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician clinics, Flight for Life® Colorado, home care and hospice services, we offer a diverse range of work settings in a Colorado or western Kansas community you will love to call home.



Situated between Denver and Colorado Springs, Castle Rock Adventist Hospital is a new, 50-bed acute care hospital (opened in 2013) and Level III Trauma Center providing comprehensive health care to the greater Castle Rock community and surrounding areas. From experienced emergency services to delivering babies in our innovative and comfortable Birthplace, this hospital was built as a true community partnership between Centura Health and the people of Castle Rock. In the short time since it has been open, area residents not only look to this hospital for care, but enjoy visiting its community gardens, outdoor spaces and restaurant. The ER is one of the busiest in the area and staffed with board-certified emergency physicians and specialty-trained emergency nurses. We have on-site imaging that includes MRI, CT, ultrasound, X-ray and digital mammography as well as on-site laboratory services. If you are looking for the close-knit feel of a modern, neighborhood hospital in a picturesque, family-oriented community that offers the very best of Colorado living, we invite you to explore our opportunities. For more information about Castle Rock Adventist Hospital, visit http://www.castlerockhospital.org/.







*_Job Description/Job Posting ID: 125767_*







*_Recruiter Contact:_*







*_Clinic/Department:_ 5607 RIDGELINE FAM MED MEADOWS *







*_Hospital:_* *CASTLE ROCK ADVENTIST HOSPITAL *







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*POSITION SUMMARY*













Assumes responsibility and accountability for rapid assessment, nursing diagnosis and works with MD partners to assure safe patient diagnostic testing and optimal plan of care. Performs advanced practice procedures. Utilizes the nursing process to promote/restore optimal health and well-being of the patient. Assumes personal accountability for organizational mission and core values.













*EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS*













Graduate of Accredited School Of Nursing.







Masters degree in Adult Nurse Practitioner or related degree













*LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS*













Current RN license in the state of Colorado







Current Registered member of the Colorado Advanced Practice Registry as a Nurse Practitioner







Current BLS certification from American Heart Association







Current ACLS certification from American Heart Association













*WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS*













1 year experience in a clinical setting













*OTHER SKILLS*













Not Applicable













*POSITION DUTIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)*













*DOCUMENTATION*







Thorough and confidential maintenance of patient charts and records.







Documents ongoing status, interventions, patient response and outcomes in accurate, timely manner.







Assesses patient/family learning style and appropriately teach and document understanding.







* PLAN OF CARE*







Engages patient/family to foster commitment to comply with plan of care.







Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to develop and implement holistic, individualized plan of care.







Delegates to non-RN personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing and hospital policy.







Assess patients’ physical, psychosocial, cultural and spiritual needs through observation, interview, reviews of records and clinical data.







Evaluates patient’s response and intervene in a timely manner to ensure optimal patient outcome.







Effectively performs a variety of therapeutic/diagnostic interventions including but not limited to Treadmill testing, stress testing, 12-Lead EKG interpretation.







Assess for appropriate diagnostic intervention.







* SAFETY*







Implements patient plan of care and observes outcomes in accordance with nursing standards and physician direction.







Ensures safety of each patient in least restrictive manner.







* PATIENT ADVOCATE*







Serves as patient advocate. Anticipates needs of provider, staff patient and family.







Effectively uses time, personnel, equipment and supplies to provide high quality, cost effective delivery of patient care.







Demonstrates proficiency in monitoring patients undergoing cardiac testing and emergency intervention per ACLS/ACC guidelines when needed.







Participates in community-based activities.







* This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned.













* Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014:* Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does _not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014_. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
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