I. Position Summary:
The Registered Nurse demonstrates advanced knowledge, skills and understands the unique aspects of the population served in the care of his/her patients. Each service also requires specialized skills. The delivery of care is based on the physical, psychosocial, cultural, safety and learning needs of the individual patient. The Registered Nurse may rotate to areas other than his/her assigned service area/s, and will perform only those duties for which he/she has demonstrated competency. The Registered Nurse performs delegated duties consistent with the scope of practice and functions within the philosophy and overall plan of care delivery at SMC.
II. Position Requirements:
Current Colorado Registered Nurse License. Current BLS & ACLS certification. PALS, TNCC & ABLS certification preferred.
Graduate of a certified School of Nursing with a minimum of 276 clinical hours.
Able to articulate and demonstrate appropriate nursing theory and practice. Experience
requirements are specific to positions and departments as appropriate.
Demonstrates good organizational skills. Provides safe and appropriate patient care within the Values & Standards of Nursing Practice at SMC. Displays appropriate judgment and problem solving skills. Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers.
III. Degree of Supervision Required:
Under supervision of Director/Designee.
IV. Orientation Period:
Based on experience and continuous assessment of progress of Director. Orientation includes formal clinic/ department orientation, minimum of 2-4 days during first 2 weeks of employment.