|Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is a full-service, 522-bed acute care provider in Colorado Springs comprised of Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. Penrose Hospital serves as the anchor hospital of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services with 364-licensed beds and the ability to provide tertiary (high tech) medical-surgical services with an emphasis on elective and outpatient care. Established in 1890, Penrose Hospital has grown to become a major health treatment and referral center, specializing in cancer care, cardiac care, emergency trauma care and physical rehabilitation. In 2008 we opened St. Francis Medical Center to keep pace with the growing needs of the Colorado Springs’ community on the north side of the city. St. Francis Medical Center features 172-beds and offers a modern Birth Center, Level IIIA Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Care Unit, Emergency Department, Level III Trauma Center, Imaging Services, Surgical Services, and Critical Care Unit. It is also serves as Southern Colorado’s home base for the Flight For Life® Colorado air medical helicopter service. It’s an incredible time to join us as we celebrate our sixth consecutive year as one of “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” by Healthgrades and recent Magnet Hospital designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for superior quality in nursing care. With 300+ days of annual sunshine, mild winters and easy access places like Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods and some of Colorado’s top destination resorts, you will enjoy an incredible lifestyle while having the career you’ve always wanted. For more information about Penrose – St. Francis Health Services, visit http://www.penrosestfrancis.org/.|
|Job Description/Job Posting ID: 91524|
|Recruiter Contact: DAN DECLAN, DanielDeclan@Centura.org|
|Clinic/Department: 8611 PSF NURSING SERVICE|
|Hospital: PENROSE HOSPITAL |
|Schedule: PER-REQUEST NEEDED|
|Responsible for coordination and direction of safe and efficient patient care and throughput in the hospital by providing a communication link with ED, patient registration, LIPs and nursing units. Serves as clinical resource person in delivery and supervision of direct and indirect care processes. Provides competent leadership and direction for all hospital Codes and emergency management. Serves as agent for department and hospital executives when they are not present and reports concerns and events to the designated administrator on call.|
| BSN required.|
MSN or Master's Degree in related field preferred.
|Work Experience Requirements|
| Nursing leadership experience required.|
Recent experience in supervision of others (within past 3 years); strong coaching, mentoring and leadership skills.
5 years of relevant hospital nursing experience preferred.
2 years critical care experience preferred.
Expected to effectively manage through a regulatory survey; familiar with Joint Commission and CMS regulations.
Demonstrated nursing experience in an acute care setting with diversified clinical knowledge.
Must be qualified by continuous and ongoing education and experience to apply leadership direction, assessment and problem solving to assist nursing and all ancillary/support services in the care of neonate to adult populations.
| Current Colorado RN License Current Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association.|
Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) from the American Heart Association PALS required upon hire or within three months of hire/transfer.
Current ENPC may substitute for PALS requirement through the ENPC expiration date. PALS certification must be secured prior to ENPC expiration date.
Clinical or Nurse Executive certification preferred.
|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.