With a tradition of caring that began nearly 135 years ago, St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo, CO, is home to the nationally recognized Dorcy Cancer Center, a dedicated Joint Replacement Center, a nationally accredited Breast Center of Excellence (NAPBC) and the only hospital in Pueblo with da Vinci robotic surgical technology. St. Mary-Corwin provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Pueblo and the surrounding region. This hospital has long been known for providing exceptional service and leading-edge treatments and technologies by experienced and compassionate professionals with a commitment to uphold the highest standards of care. Our areas of specialty include trauma and emergency services, The Birth Place, stroke, cardiology, da Vinci minimally-invasive surgery, cancer and oncology, diabetes care/education, sports medicine and more. Residents of Pueblo enjoy a moderate cost of living within this modern, mid-sized community while experiencing everything great about life in Colorado including world-class nearby outdoor recreation, thriving local arts and culture, numerous parks, festivals and much more. Learn more about our hospital and life in Southern Colorado by visiting http://www.stmarycorwin.org/.
Job Description/Job Posting ID: 125394
Recruiter Contact: Tiffany Hoover
Clinic/Department: 6217 SMC ORTHOPEDICS
Hospital: ST MARY CORWIN HOSPITAL
Schedule: Part Time
Oversees admission, discharges, throughput, care quality and most shift operational activities. Supervises nursing service activities in patient unit for the duration of one shift and/or in the absence of the manager. Provides professional nursing care for patients as needed. Assesses plans, evaluates, and documents the nursing process as needed. Responsible for ensuring patient care is delivered in accordance with quality standards on the shift. May be responsible for scheduling staff. Effectively recommends performance evaluations on staff to department manager. Has decision making authority for assigned shifts.
WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
3 years related department experience
Problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
Colorado Nursing License
POSITION DUTIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, INCLUDE % OF TIME)
LEADERSHIP - 40%
Directs, organizes and prioritizes all shift activities ensuring needs are met for patients, physicians and staff.
Demonstrates interdepartmental cooperation by partnering within and across teams while ensuring safe patient care.
Problem solves immediate issues that may negatively impact patient care by anticipatory planning and generating solutions.
Participates in hospital/departmental meetings and committees.
Demonstrates proficient knowledge of evidence based practice which supports the provision of quality patient care safety.
Participates in ongoing learning opportunities to enhance both leadership and clinical skills.
Manages staffing to meet department budget while delivering quality care and demonstrates understanding of fiscal accountability.
Participates in community-based activities.
STAFF DEVELOPMENT – 30%
Assists in staff selection, orientation, development and retention.
Values diversity and builds on associates strengths.
Understands and effectively manages personal limitations in order to be a positive role model.
Coaches associates regarding work performance on a daily basis, and provides input for employee's evaluations, and provides prompt feedback to manager as appropriate.
Acts as a resource and support to staff with changes in department, system policy and procedures.
Demonstrates pride and passion, inspires loyalty and trust for job by keeping commitments, respecting standards and ensuring staff is held accountable to those standards.
COMMUNICATION – 30%
Acts as liaison with physicians, patients, and nursing staff when problems occur.
Anticipates and adapts to rapidly changing environment, patient priorities, technologies, policies, regulations and staffing through priority setting and flexibility.
Coaches associates on problem-solving and critical thinking.
* This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned.
Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
Internal Number: 467827800A1
About Centura Health
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