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Registered Nurse - RN - Neurology

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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

For hospital information, Visit: www.stmarygj.org

For information on our community, Visit: www.visitgrandjunction.com


Description

This position performs nursing functions, providing patient care in an outpatient clinic setting. Assists staff and physicians

to ensure quality patient care.

- Work with physicians or other patient care providers to coordinate flow of patients.

- Perform department core and job specific clinical competencies. Demonstrate competencies in performing patient care

procedures.

- Demonstrate appropriate developmental approach with patient/family.

- Demonstrate skill in patient assessment and documentation.

- Prepare for office procedures. Assist physicians in providing care for patients. Administer medications.

- Assist with patient/family education. Give instructions to patient/family as directed.

- Maintain patient documentation according to clinic protocol. Document and report test results.

- Assist with follow up of patient's medical conditions and test results.

- Collect and run lab tests. Prepare and send specimens to lab.

- Incorporate principals of safety in all clinical operations. Demonstrates safe use of equipment related to patient care.

Maintain infection control measures with all patient contact.

- Demonstrate compliance with all regulatory requirements.

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

functions.

 


Qualifications

- High School diploma or equivalent, required

- Completion of an approved course of Nursing study, required

- Valid license as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse in the State of practice, required

- Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, required

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, required

 

Organization: St. Mary's Medical Center Clinics, Grand Junction, CO
Primary Location: CO-Grand Junction
Department: SMG PSO-Clinic-Neurology
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Shift
Job Posting: 6/9/2017 10:59:33 PM
FTE: 1.0
Job Number: 17004368
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