Centura Health Nurse Practitioner - Broadmoor - Penrose-St. Francis - Colorado Springs, CO in Colorado Springs, Colorado

STATEMENT OF POLICY

A key focus of Centura's overall business strategy is talent development. Centura is committed to providing the tools and processes that will enable associates to plan their careers. The preferred practice is to post available positions on the Centura Health Career Website allowing visibility to job opportunities at Centura.

*PROCEDURE

Eligibility*

Associates are eligible to apply for an open position if they are:

  1. Active in their current position for at least six months or have manager and HR approval to be released early;

  2. Ratings meet expectations or higher on their PFD review;

  3. No written warning or Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) within the last six months unless their manager receives approval from HR; and

  4. Continuous sustained improvement is demonstrated.

Job Posting

Centura’s general practice is to post available positions on the Career Website for a minimum of three business days (HR reserves the right to close a posting based on the number of applications received within the three business days). The position may be posted internally and externally simultaneously. The organization reserves the right to post internally only before posting externally.

*JOB DESCRIPTION/JOB POSTING ID: 133114*

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

Work experience requirements

  • 2 years experience in a clinical setting

License/certifications

  • RN license in the sate of Colorado

  • Current Registered member of the Colorado Advanced Practice Registry.

  • Current BLS certification required from American Heart Association

  • ACLS

Position duties (essential functions, INCLUDE % OF TIME)

_DOCUMENTATION - 25%_

  • 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 – 25%_

  • 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 – 25%_

  • 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 – 25%_

  • 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.