Emerus ER Registered Nurse - Aurora in Denver, Colorado

As joint venture partners, Emerus and Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (SCL) are excited to introduce SCL Community Hospital to the Colorado market. We have created a special place where patients can expect the highest level of care when every second counts. From the moment a patient walks through the door, a team of exceptional medical professionals take charge, treating patients with speed, compassion and expertise. We are building fully accredited, state-of-the-art community hospitals that provide highly individualized care, right in your neighborhood.

The purpose of this position is to perform the primary functions of a nurse in assessing, planning, directing, and evaluating patient care in the Emergency Room.

  • Provide proficient, age-specific and developmentally/specialty appropriate nursing care by applying advanced specialty clinical nursing knowledge and skills and for ensuring the comfort and safety of patients/families

  • Proficiently and consistently complete accurate, concise and legible documentation on medical records

  • Observe and record signs, symptoms and behaviors including the physiological status of patients

  • Presents proposed revision of interventions and desired outcomes

  • Maintain patient's privacy and confidentiality of information and records at all times

  • Follow physician’s written orders for assigned patients and delivery of nursing care

  • Safely and properly administer medications and treatments

  • Adhere to required infection control, isolation procedures and aseptic techniques in the delivery of patient care

  • Perform admission, discharge and transfer procedures

  • Participate in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the nursing care given

  • Assemble equipment and supply for various diagnostic or treatment procedures in the specialty service area; performs or assists others with procedures or treatments

  • Handles care in accordance with legal, hospital/facility, departmental policies and procedures, and established standards of nursing care and practice

  • Perform all Quality Assessment activities assigned and document

  • Attend staff meetings or other company sponsored or mandated meetings as required

  • Perform additional duties as assigned

  • Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse without sanctions, required

  • 2+ years full-time RN experience in ER or other comparable experience, required

  • Current BLS, ACLS, PALS (or ENPC) certifications, required

  • Position requires fluency in English; written and oral communication

ID: 2018-7268

Shift Type: Days

External Company Name: SCL Health Community Hospital

External Company URL: http://www.sclhealthcommunity.org/

Street: 23770 E Smoky Hill Road