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Platte Valley Medical Center is an excellent place to work with a proven success of hiring and retaining quality employees. In fact, the turnover rate among our associates is significantly lower than that of Denver metro area healthcare facilities. In 2015, Platte Valley’s overall turnover rate was 13.2% compared to a Denver Metro area healthcare turnover rate of 24.3%.
A Culture of Excellence and Care
Platte Valley Medical Center is proud of our Planetree Designation which represents the highest level of evidence based achievement in patient/person-centered care. All associates at Platte Valley commit to the Platte Valley Behavior Standards that help to sustain our culture of excellence. Platte Valley is Brighton’s third largest employer with 750 staff and we recognize and value that one of our greatest strengths continues to derive from the friendships and alliances found throughout the Hospital.
Platte Valley Medical Center (PVMC) promotes the science that tobacco use is harmful to health and does so by leading by example, encouraging abstinence, and sponsoring stop smoking education for the community. According to the Center for Disease Control, tobacco use is the nation’s leading killer and the single most preventable cause of disease, disability, and death in the United States. There is no safe way of using tobacco, and substances in tobacco and tobacco smoke may cause harm even at low levels of exposure. Tobacco, nicotine, and marijuana use by employees diminishes the hospital’s capacity to advocate for healthy living and sends a message counterproductive to the hospital’s mission and values.Description
Registered Nurse - RN - Cath Lab
Full Time 730a-4p with Call Required
Performs the primary functions of an RN in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the care of all assigned patients of the unit during his/her shift. Is responsible for meeting the established Cardiovascular Lab standards of nursing practice, for managing all assigned personnel, supplies and equipment on the department, and for promoting teamwork with physicians and personnel of other departments. Is able to function independently with only occasional or limited supervision. Assists with education of staff in other departments as to the care of the cardiovascular patient. Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Current active Colorado RN license required. Graduate from an accredited RN nursing program, Bachelor of Science degree, or Associate of Science degree.
Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification required by completion of the unit-specific orientation and before working independently.
Experience: Cardiovascular Lab experience preferred.
*RN must be willing to work Pre-admit testing, pre and post op. Scrub and circulate experience is preferred. Also, PICC experience high preferred.