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Registered Nurse Emergency Department

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.

Pay Range: Min: $35 Max: $62.92. Pay is based upon relevant education and experience.
 
$10,000 Sign On Bonus Available! 
 
POSITION PURPOSE:
This position assumes responsibility and accountability for providing nursing care for patients and their families. Provide expert, compassionate, individualized nursing care for patients and families. Collaborate with providers, staff and other members of the team to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 
  1. Oversee the daily patient flow to optimize patient care, safety and satisfaction using healthcare assessment skills, prioritizing skills and critical thinking skills.
  2. Triage incoming patient requests for services.
  3. Deliver patient education to facilitate plan of care, employer-informed healthcare choices, and promote optimal wellness.
  4. Delegate care appropriately and according to Colorado statutes.
  5. Administer medications, perform treatments, and assist in procedures as needed, while consistently adhering to patient safety guidelines.
  6. Coordinate patient care to achieve the highest possible level of patient care and satisfaction.
  7. As needed, handle high telephone volume of patient requests for medications, information, and assistance.
  8. Work independently, as needed, with minimal supervision.
  9. Deliver excellent service by utilizing Relationship-Based Care to advocate for safety, patient preferences, and optimal communication through partnering with patients and families.
  10. Role models the principles of a Just Culture
  11. 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:

  • One-year of critical care or emergency experience required.

License(s):

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Colorado or from a valid compact state required.

Certification(s):

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) required
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required
  • Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) required
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) ~OR~ Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC) required.

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:

  • Minimum of Associate Nursing Degree for positions hired after 07/01/2018.

 

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.

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