Unit DescriptionCare 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
- 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.comDescription
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.
- Administration of chemotherapy infusion.
· 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
- One (1) year of experience in a setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility or department, preferred