Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Nurse Practitioner

To us, it's about living life to the fullest while serving our patients, teammates, neighbors and friends. We are dedicated and passionate in everything we do, seeking challenge and appreciating the routes that got us here. Whether our path is clinical or not, we all came to find balance and meaning in our lives within the work we are passionate about and the adventures we live.

Vail Health has become the world’s most advanced mountain healthcare system. Our updated 520,000-square-foot hospital opened in December 2020.  This state-of-the-art facility provides exceptional care to all of our patients, with the most beautiful views in the area, located centrally in Vail. 

Some roles may be based outside of our Colorado office (as stated in the Job Title). Roles based outside of our primary office can sit in any of the following states: AZ, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, KS, MA, MD, MI, MN, NC, NJ, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WI. Please only apply if you are able to live and work full-time in one of the states listed above. State locations and specifics are subject to change as our hiring requirements shift.

Pay is based upon relevant education and experience.

POSITION PURPOSE:

The Nurse Practitioner will provide patient care, consultation, evaluation, and education to patients of the assigned clinic.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Follows standards of care as outlined by Vail Health and Colorado Nurse Practice Act.
  2. Supports the coordination of the daily patient flow to optimize patient care, safety, and satisfaction.
  3. Maintains confidentiality of patient, staff, and hospital administration.
  4. Provides care within scope of practice as established by the privileges granted through the Vail Health Medical Staff Office.
  5. Competency in assessment, diagnosis, and treatment to assure high standards of patient care, patient satisfaction, and safety are maintained as documented by supervising physician’s review.
  6. Provides patient education relating to current medical issues and to promote healthy lifestyle choices.
  7. Displays and promotes professional, courteous, and collaborative interaction with patients/families, providers, staff, other VVMC departments, and leadership in meeting patient care needs and promoting teamwork.
  8. Demonstrates ability to delegate care appropriately and according to Colorado statute.
  9. Ensures that patient documentation is in accordance with accreditation and regulatory compliance standards.
  10. Demonstrates competency in triage, diagnosis, and treatment to assure high standards of patient care and safety are maintained.
  11. Role models the principles of a Just Culture and Organizational Values
  12. Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.

This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience:

  • Two years’ experience as a nurse practitioner in related area preferred.

License(s):

  • License and certifications per the employee's contract. With credentialing by the Medical Staff Office.

Certification(s):

  • License and certifications per the employee's contract. With credentialing by the Medical Staff Office.

Computer / Typing:

  • Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.

Education:

  • N/A

 

 

Benefits at Vail Health 

  • Competitive Wages & Family Benefits: Competitive wages, parental leave, housing programs and childcare reimbursement to support the cost of living in a mountain community.
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits: Top-quality health care package including vision, dental and medical with options of flexible spending and health savings accounts.
  • Education Assistance: We are proud to offer tuition and student loan assistance programs.
  • Paid Time Off: Roughly five weeks in your first year of employment and continues to grow each year.
  • Retirement & Supplemental Insurance: 403(b) Retirement plan with matching potential, life insurance, short and long-term disability, and more.
  • Recreation Benefits, Wellness & More: Recreation discounts, pet insurance and a $1,000 annual wellness reimbursement program.

 

As a condition of employment, Vail Health requires COVID-19 vaccination of all clinical and non-clinical staff.

Apply Now