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Registered Nurse - RN - Telemetry

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Unit Description

The Telemetry unit at Lutheran is a very busy 43 bed step down unit split between a high acuity cardiac unit and observation. We provide excellent patient care for all patients. Our specialty is those patients with cardiac ailments. Our population is mostly geriatric. We have mostly private rooms, with only 4 semi-private rooms. We focus on always putting the patient first, which is evident by our hourly rounds and bedside report and that our ratios are 3:1 on days and nights! Apply today and come join this dynamic team!

Care Site Description
Lutheran Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.
 
Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health – and hope – to our patients.
 
Fast Facts
  • Wheat Ridge, CO (estab. 1905)
  • Community-based, acute care hospital, Level III Trauma Center
    • 2,100 associates, 900 physicians, 600 volunteers
    • 338 beds

Services & Expertise

  • 5-Star Birthing Center
  • Breast Care Center (NAPBC accredited)
  • Bridges Integrative Health & Wellness
  • Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Heart & Neurovascular
  • Orthopedics
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Senior ER, Behavioral Health & Surgery
  • Sleep Center
  • Spine Center
  • Women & Family Center

Kudos: Lutheran is recognized for quality, safety & patient experience by Truven, the Joint Commission & more!

 
Visit: http://www.lutheranmedicalcenter.org/


Description

The Registered Nurse will provide direct patient care, meeting both psychological and physical needs of the patients in accordance with physicians’ orders, Joint Commission, OSHA, nursing and department guidelines. The RN fulfills these duties to contribute to the continuity and quality of care which fosters the best interest and well-being of all patients and their families.
  • Conduct and document a thorough assessment of each patient’s medical status upon admission and throughout the patient’s course of treatment.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of an individualized treatment plan for each assigned patient.
  • Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelines described.
  • Complete required documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Oversee care delivered by Licensed Practical Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants.
  • Attend and participate in clinical team conferences regarding patient progress, problems and needs.
  • Act in compliance with hospital, regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.
  • Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency.
  • Adheres to facility policies and procedures and participates in facility quality improvement and safety programs.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

·         The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.       


Qualifications
  • Associate's degree in nursing, required
  • Bachelor's degree in nursing, required within 5 years of employment
  • Valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of practice, required
  • Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, required
  • Minimum 1 year of RN experience in an acute hospital setting, required

 

Organization: Lutheran Medical Center, Wheat Ridge, CO
Primary Location: CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-Wheat Ridge
Department: LMC-Telemetry
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Night Shift
Job Posting: 3/17/2017 10:57:25 PM
FTE: 0.9
Job Number: 17002107
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