Centura Health Nurse Practitioner - Urgent Care - Pueblo West, CO in Pueblo, Colorado

With a tradition of caring that began nearly 135 years ago, St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo, CO, is home to the nationally recognized Dorcy Cancer Center, a dedicated Joint Replacement Center, a nationally accredited Breast Center of Excellence (NAPBC) and the only hospital in Pueblo with da Vinci robotic surgical technology. St. Mary-Corwin provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Pueblo and the surrounding region. This hospital has long been known for providing exceptional service and leading-edge treatments and technologies by experienced and compassionate professionals with a commitment to uphold the highest standards of care. Our areas of specialty include trauma and emergency services, The Birth Place, stroke, cardiology, da Vinci minimally-invasive surgery, cancer and oncology, diabetes care/education, sports medicine and more. Residents of Pueblo enjoy a moderate cost of living within this modern, mid-sized community while experiencing everything great about life in Colorado including world-class nearby outdoor recreation, thriving local arts and culture, numerous parks, festivals and much more. Learn more about our hospital and life in Southern Colorado by visiting http://www.stmarycorwin.org/.

_Job Description/Job Posting ID: 126286_

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_Clinic/Department:_* 4221 SMC PUEBLO WEST URGENT CARE*




Position summary

Assumes responsibility and accountability for rapid assessment, nursing diagnosis and works as an independent practitioner in a rural setting to assure safe patient evaluation, diagnostic testing, treatment interventions, and optimal plan of care. Works with Urgent Care nursing and ancillary staff to provide optimal patient care. Reports to the Urgent Care Clinical Manager with clinical support and evaluation by the Urgent Care Medical Director. Performs advanced practice procedures within scope and privileges as credentialed by Medical Staff Services. 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

  • 3 - 5 year experience in a clinical setting to include urgent, emergent and/or critical care

License/ certifications

  • RN license in the sate of Colorado

  • Current Registered member of the Colorado Advanced Practice Registry.

  • Prescriptive authority and DEA license

  • Current BLS certification required from American Heart Association

  • ACLS

  • PALS

  • TNCC

Position duties (Essential functions, INCLUDE % OF TIME)


  • 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 in the evaluation and treatment of patients presenting to the Urgent Care for illness and/or injury.

  • Practices within scope and as credentialed by PSF Medical Staff Services: see “Privileges for: Nurse Practitioner – Emergency Department & Urgent Care” document.

  • Assess for appropriate diagnostic intervention.

_SAFETY – 25%_

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

  • Ensures safety of each patient in least restrictive manner.


  • 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 the evaluation and treatment of patients presenting to the Urgent care setting for illness and/or injury, including those who may require emergency intervention per ACLS/ACC guidelines.

  • 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.