Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center is located in the beautiful Upper Arkansas Valley in central Colorado. The local towns of Salida and Buena Vista are known for their pleasant weather, vast recreation opportunities and vibrant arts scene. Both towns are located along the Arkansas River at elevations above 7,000 feet near the Continental Divide.
We strive to give the best care to our patients, but want the best for our employees, too! Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center provides great career opportunities with room for you to grow and enhance your knowledge and skills. We want our employees to succeed and are quick to recognize staff that have gone above and beyond. We also offer a generous benefit package that is sure to meet your needs.
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HRRMC's Family Birthing Center has an opening for a full time (36 hrs/week) Registered Nurse. The hours for this shift will be from 7 pm to 7am.
A Registered Nurse (RN) for the Family Birthing Center is able to independently assess and evaluate the health status of both labor and neonate patients utilizing objective and subjective data and identifying health care problems. Through the care planning process, the RN collaborates with the patient, family, providers, and others on the healthcare team to establish realistic and measurable short and long term goals; prioritizing needs through planning, and the implementation of all interventions to include patient education and counseling. The RN must maintain safe and effective care throughout the episode of care through the institution of standard procedures that stabilize each patient's condition or through the prevention of serious complications in emergency situations. Each intervention is evaluated and documented to determine the outcome of care and if additional interventions are required to achieve optimal health outcomes. The RN acts as a patient advocate.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Makes recommendations for equipment needs to manager, including providing supporting justificatio
Identifies cost savings and productivity improvement opportunities and recommends to manager/director/VP
Accurately and timely records time worked and requests timecard modification/PTO through full utilization of Kronos functionality. Works overtime only with manager/director/VP prior approval and identifies observed overtime concerns/issues
Makes recommendations for strategic planning & productivity improvement to manager/director
Follows all policies and procedures. Follows regulatory standards elements of performance per policy.
Follows expectations for a culture of safety. Provides immediate feedback to direct supervisor and/or manager about concerns and/or recommendations related to safety and accountability. Maintains a calm and safe environment for patients, visitors, and staff.
Using data from audit and survey results along with input from the team lead, supervisor, and/or manager implements quality metrics being captured for Performance Improvement. Follows all standard of care procedures in order to achieve optimal results.
Monitors vendors for compliance with badge use and immediately reports concern to immediate supervisor.
Engages with department performance improvement strategies, may be asked to lead a strategy per supervisor/manager recommendation. Communicates performance improvement recommendations to supervisor.
Proactively participates with the annual competency completion expectation.
Employee Relations, Retention and Recruitment
Complete required onboarding and training by due date. Involved with training and onboarding new employees as requested.
Complete all staff competencies and mandatory education as required by the due date.
Complete self-evaluation by the listed due date. Provides at least two measurable goals for the coming review year. For any competencies in which you are scored as needs improvement or does not meet, complete an action plan with measurable steps and due dates to accomplish the listed competency
Review and approve policies, procedures, standards and protocols as required. Follow all HRRMC policies as outlined.
Actively involved and provide input with departmental HR strategic plan
Attend at least 75% of departmental meetings; provide education updates at staff meetings as applicable when attend conferences or educational events.
Responsible to ensure all essential duties of job description are met as well as required education, certification and licensure as outlined.
Actively participates in one on one meeting with immediate supervisor and providing concerns with follow-up solutions to the issues outlined.
Communicate all questions, concerns and recommendations to direct report immediately in a concise, tactful and straightforward manner. Log into SharePoint daily to review daily communications to stay abreast of information. Read and respond to emails daily and ensure all emails contain two critical components (purpose and request). Employees who are on the Communications Team share relevant info at their monthly departmental meeting.
Follow the constructive problem solving policy and process.
Provides exceptional customer service in all interactions utilizing proactive patient communication and practicing AIDET (Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation and Thank).
Immediately addresses customer concerns and communicates promptly with immediate supervisor to keep them in the loop. If concern cannot be addressed, refer to direct report or grievance officer.
Responsible for carrying out departmental service excellence strategies in accordance with the departmental strategic plans. Provides input into the development of the service excellence plan.
Provides input to manager and/or helps department achieve community needs and relationships strategies on departmental plan.
Shares ideas for departmental events with manager and attends departmental events.
Presents self and the hospital in the best possible manner
Provides immediate feedback to the team lead or in the absence of team lead the supervisor and/or manager about concerns and/or recommendations related to regulations and codes.
Completes work orders timely once a maintenance issue is identified.
Provides immediate feedback to the team lead and/or supervisor and/or manager about concerns and/or recommendations related to safety and accountability concerns.
Practices the utmost in information security ensuring that personal passwords and user names are never shared with anyone.
Will always verify vendors claiming to be working with HRRMC before allowing vendors into secure areas or access to any electronic devices (including verbal instruction to execute commands on your PC in person of over the phone). Contacts the IS Emergency Line at (719) 530-2225, option 1 to reach a member of IS Staff immediately for verification
Ensures that no link or attachment within an email received from outside HRRMC is clicked unless the content is expected, recognized and verified. Employee promotes a culture of suspicious of outside emails requesting sensitive information. If an unsolicited message is received from outside HRRMC (even from a known contact) employee shall use extreme caution. If there are questions or uncertainty, employee will verify with the sender, call IS, or start and. IS ticket for assistance.
Physician Relations, Retention and Recruitment
Encouraged to communicate ideas for new providers and services to supervisor and HRRMC leadership if applicable. Will participate in recruitment interviews as requested and will maintain candidate confidentiality both internally and externally. Provides immediate feedback on candidates to direct report
ESSENTIAL DUTIES PER AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY
Directly provides patient care and monitors the patient's response to labor, delivery and postpartum phases of pregnancy, assisting and education in breastfeeding as needed.
Promotes wellness for mother during pregnancy and after delivery through continuous education.
Provides education to mother about infant care.
Documents all events and education in the patient medical record utilizing computers.
Communicates patient's condition verbally and in writing to the physician and the nursing supervisor.
Assists other FBC staff in maintaining skills and learning new procedures and equipment.
Collaborates with nursery nurse in care of mother / baby couplet.
Assists physicians with procedures.
Assists nurse manager as requested.
Assists staff with emergencies in other nursing units when possible.
Maintains a clean, orderly and safe environment for all patients in the FBC unit.
Clerical duties as required in the department
Maintains inventory and requisitions supplies as needed.
Monitors equipment for proper functioning; arranges for repairs as necessary.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Minimum of an Associate’s Degree (ADN) from an accredited nursing program.
Minimum of one year in area of specialty or acute care preferred or adequate orientation.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Maintain current, active license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Colorado.
Maintain current BLS certification. If not already certified, must complete certification within 30 days of hire.
Maintain current ACLS certification. If not already certified, must complete certification within 60 days of hire.
Maintain current Neonatal Resuscitation certification. If not already certified, must complete certification at the next available training date.
Maintain current PEARS certification. If not already certified, must complete certification within 60 days of hire
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Learn about the benefits available to our employees. Benefit offerings are subject to change.
HRRMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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About Heart of the Rockies Medical Center
Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center, a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital, serves the Upper Arkansas Valley in central Colorado...a valley which offers all the things one thinks about when the word 'Colorado' is mentioned! Skiing, hiking, hunting, biking, fishing, a vibrant arts community, river rafting, terrific weather and the MOUNTAINS... Chaffee County has more 14,000 foot peaks than any other county in Colorado!! Be sure to check out the opportunities for employment at HRRMC...live and work where others only dream of vacationing! HRRMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.