Work Hours: Varied
A clinically competent Registered Nurse (RN) who provides care to the acutely ill patient through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation. All RNs are expected to maintain proficiency in the care of Med/Surg patients with additional proficiency expectations in E.D. and O.B. dependent upon areas of expertise, years of experience, staffing needs, and tenure at GVH. Professional nursing staff are expected to attain knowledge and competency that reflects current nursing practice following professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statutes, rules, and regulations. Nurses function collaboratively with patients, families and others in the conduct of nursing practice and are able to integrate ethical provision in all areas of practice. Nurses consider factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost, and impact on practice in the planning and delivery of nursing services at Gunnison Valley Hospital.
Education: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
Experience: One (1) year previous acute care experience preferred.
Licenses: R.N. licensed in the State of Colorado, or compact license.
· Med/Surg requires current BLS certification, ACLS within the first year and maintained thereafter.
· ED requires current BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP and TNCC. Applicant may complete PALS, NRP, and TNCC after hire at discretion of supervisor.
· OB requires current BLS, ACLS, and NRP. After six months of OB orientation, it is preferred that nurses successfully complete AWHONN Beginning Fetal Monitoring and maintain thereafter.
Compensation: $29.48/hr - $37.35/hr, depending on experience.
Medical, dental, vision, health care FSA, and dependent care FSA: All active employees working 40 or more hours per pay period are eligible for benefits on the first of the month following 30 days of active service. PRN staff are not initially eligible for benefits, and GVH follows all Affordable Health Care Act Eligibility guidelines.