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Flourishing Begins Here
The Medical Intensive Care Unit at Mercy Regional Medical Center has eight beds and wegenerally staff for six beds. Our average census is about five and we occasionally go up toeight patients. Here, we care for a wide variety of patients who are mostly medical ICU andhave some surgical and cardiac patients. Some therapies we use include ventilators, postarrest hypothermia catheters, arterial lines, IABP, Swan-Ganz catheters and medicationsthat require frequent titration. Occasionally we will have overflow from step-down. We havean awesome team including nursing, a 24/7 dedicated intensivist and respiratory therapist,so we have a wealth of experience and knowledge on our team. Benefits here include lowemployee turnover and self-scheduling. Team members must be detail oriented, inquisitiveindividuals who are willing to stay current with the latest evidence-based practices.
Assumes responsibility and accountability for facilitating, communicating, and collaborating with both the healthcare team,and the patient/family to identify and meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the patient. Promotes theoptimal health, well-being and safety of the patient through use of the nursing process and in accordance with patient carestandards, guidelines and the State Nurse Practice Act. Demonstrates personal accountability for relationship-based care,organizational mission, and core values.
What You Bring/Job Requirements
In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:
RN License required;Current state nursing licenses or RN license from a participating state in the National Licensure Compact
Nursing Diploma or Associates Degree in Nursing required;Bachelors Degree in Nursing preferred
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing required for new graduates, preferred for experienced RN's
BLS from the American Heart Association required
ACLS required upon hire or within 90 days
PALS, PEARs, or ENCP required upon hire or within 6 months
One year RN experience preferred
Nursing skills and knowledge base specific to specialty
Physical Requirements -Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly)
Variable is 2 nights(1800-0630) and one swing shift(1030-2300), or 2 swing shifts and one night. Weekends and holidays are shared equally amongst all staff.
Your Connected Community
Mercy Regional Medical Center is an 82 bed, acute care hospital located in the scenicsouthwestern Colorado town of Durango. It is the only hospital in Colorado to be rated byMedicare with five stars for overall hospital quality.It is recognized for excellence inorthopedic and spine surgery and for outstanding patient experience and patient safety.Mercy has also received ten consecutive A grades for patient safetyfrom The Leapfrog Group. Our providers use state-of-the-art technologyin an environment designed topromote wellbeing and healing of body, mind, and spirit.Among the many specialtyservices available at Mercy are emergency care (Level III trauma designation), surgicalcare, cardiac care (including interventional), Orthopedic and Spine Centers of Excellence, aFamily Birthing Center, home care, hospice care more.Durango offers an exceptional quality of life with small town charm, excellent schools, and year-round, world-class outdoorrecreation opportunities including snow sports, river sports, hiking, biking, camping andmore.
Find your ideal career at Centura Health! With 16 hospitals, physician clinics, hospice services, home care and senior living communities, Centura Health's vast network of care spans Colorado and Western Kansas so you can experience a balanced lifestyle and enjoy a fulfilling career anywhere you want to work, live and play in Colorado. From the fast pace of a Denver-area Level 1 Trauma Center to a smaller rural or mountain hospital – we proudly offer a more diverse range of work settings and locations than any other health care employer in the state. Centura is an equal opportunity employer.