NP/PA - Cardiothoracic Clinic

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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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The Nurse Practitioner will assist the Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery group in the provision of preoperative and postoperative care of the patients in the clinic setting.  This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of the Organization. It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The employee shall support the Organization’s strategic plan and the goals and direction of the Performance Improvement Plan (PIP).
This is a full time position.
.  JOB TITLE DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES                                                
JDR 1.
Meets the job specific competencies for Position Code:
 Provide direct patient care, evaluate outcomes, consult with other providers/specialists as needed and adjust nursing care processes to ensure optimal patient care. May be responsible for coordinating health education information.
JDR 3.
 Identifies patient/client needs, develops quality programs, and ensures delivery of quality services to meet those needs for all patients.
JDR 4.
Prescribes or recommends prescriptions for medication and other treatments according to established federal and state regulations and requirements.
JDR 5.
 Performs, orders, and evaluates results of lab, x-ray, and diagnostic tests as indicated.
JDR 6.
Provides coverage for other providers’ patients when a provider is unavailable. Assists in acute care, follow ups, messages and prescription refills.
JDR 7. 
 Be a contributing member of the team in assisting in the efficiency of the workflow and in the education of the patients.

JDR 8.
Participates in problem solving teams or provides suggestions to management to improve overall quality/quality of care and day-to-day operations.
JDR 9.
 Assists with unit coverage when applicable.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Title(s) of position(s) directly Supervised:
Number of individuals directly supervised:
Indirectly supervised:
Masters Degree or equivalent
Greater than 2 years
License / Certification / Registration
Current Colorado or Compact State RN License with noted authority as Nurse Practitioner and DEA licensure.
Working  Environment:
Works in a well lit, heated and ventilated area. Position requires considerable mobility throughout the facilities. Potential exposure to routine, communicable diseases through regular contact with associates and the public at large.

Organization: St. Mary's Medical Center Clinics, Grand Junction, CO
Primary Location: CO-Grand Junction
Department: SMG PSO-SMMG-Cardiothoracic
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Shift
Job Posting: 11/23/2016 11:05:33 PM
FTE: 1.0
Job Number: 16005651
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