RN Nurse Manager - Family Medicine Clinic

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Unit Description

Care Site Description

St. Mary's Medical Center in Grand Junction, Colorado is part of SCL Health System, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.

Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and our 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 about St. Mary's and Grand Junction

  • Grand Junction , Colo. (estab. 1896) Population: 146,000
  • Awe-inspring natural beauty and the dramatic red rock landscape of the Colorado National Monument
  • 300+ days of sunshine
  • Exhilarating outdoor adventures including hiking, camping, biking or skiing on the Grand Mesa
  • Incredible whitewater rafting on the Colorado River
  • Hundreds of miles of world-class mountain biking trails
  • A charming downtown full of great shops, restaurants, art galleries, and more
  • The heart of Colorado's wine country
  • Close to world-famous destinations such as Moab, Utah, Telluride, Aspen, and Glenwood Springs
  • Regional Medical Center serving western Colo. & eastern Utah
  • 2,020 associates, 434 physicians
  • 346 beds (310 are staffed)

Services & Expertise

  • Cardiac & Vascular Services
  • CareFlight
  • Center for Brain & Spine Surgery
  • Emergency Services
  • Family Medicine Residency
  • Level II Trauma Center with Pediatric Commitment
  • Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Orthopedics & Spine Center
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • Regional Blood Center
  • Regional Cancer Center
  • Surgical Specialties incl. minimally invasive & robotics
  • Women's Health & Childbirth Services

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Confers with Department management representatives to proactively identify staffing needs according to defined position specifications, duties, qualifications and skill sets.


Collaborates with unit/dept shared governance council to establish and monitor service and performance standards for departmental functions.  Guide council in the design, implementation and accountability actions needed to continuously improve quality and safety.  Support the work of the staff through the council(s), act as a resource and support council decisions.


Partner with clinical educator and unit/dept shared governance council to incorporate professional nursing and regulatory standards.  Incorporate best practices through the use of evidence based practices, research, and innovation in nursing standards.


Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of human relations and organizational dynamics in a changing health care environment.  Guide staff during planned and unplanned change.  Identifies, encourages and mentors the talent and potential of others


Develops, coordinates, implements and evaluates unit/dept budget based on historical data and patient care needs. Guides, coordinates and supervises all activities in the Department including purchasing, receiving, storing and usage of supplies.  Advocates for human and fiscal resources based on changing needs of unit or department.


Monitors ongoing monthly operational budget including unit productivity, and develops appropriate action plan in response.






Bachelors in nursing minimum, masters preferred (masters may be non-nursing if has BSN).  One degree must be in nursing.


 3 years nursing experience minimum; with demonstrated progressive leadership development/experience preferred.

License / Certification / Registration

Current Colorado or Compact State RN License, Nurse Manager or specialty certification within 2 years of entering job. Recommend obtain both. BLS

Organization: St. Mary's Medical Center Clinics, Grand Junction, CO
Primary Location: CO-Grand Junction
Department: SMG PSO-Clinics-Family Prac
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Shift
Job Posting: 6/9/2017 10:58:35 PM
FTE: 1.0
Job Number: 17003855
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