St. Thomas More Hospital, a 55-bed acute care facility, is the cornerstone of health care services for Fremont County and surrounding southern Colorado communities. St. Thomas More offers 24-hour emergency and trauma services. inpatient acute care, intensive care unit, The Birth Center, diagnostic imaging, surgical services, rehabilitation services, sleep disorder center and more. St. Thomas More was rated five stars by Healthgrades® for Total Knee Replacement (2012-2017), Hip Fracture Treatment (2017), and Treatment of Sepsis (2017). Our physicians specialize in emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics/gynecology services, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, and pediatric health services. Associates of St. Thomas More enjoy the camaraderie of a close-knit community hospital, the relaxed feel of small town life and an affordable cost of living in a town rich in culture and historic architecture. Located about 50 miles from Colorado Springs at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and the entrance to the Royal Gorge, locals and visitors alike enjoy this area for some of the state’s best hiking, wildlife and river sports like rafting and fishing. Learn more about our hospital and life in Southern Colorado by visiting http://www.stmhospital.org/.
Job Description/Job Posting ID: 95019
Recruiter Contact: Tiffany Hoover, TiffanyHoover@centura.org
Clinic/Department: 6214 STM MEDICAL/SURGICAL
Hospital: ST THOMAS MORE
Schedule: Full Time
**This is an RN New Grad Residency program which requires a 2 year work agreement.**
Jumpstart your nursing career by taking part in the RN New Grad Residency Program at St. Thomas More Hospital! St. Thomas More is a rural hospital in beautiful Canon City Colorado. Working at a rural hospital as a new graduate RN gives you unique access to hands on training in multiple departments. The program offers foundational training and experience on the Medical / Surgical unit, followed by your choice of two specialty tracks. The critical care track branches off to the Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit, while the Obstetrics & Operative track focuses on OB / Labor & Delivery / Postpartum and the ins and outs of Surgical Nursing. Take advantage of this education and individualized mentoring while enjoying a small town feeling of community, unparalleled natural scenery and abundant outdoor adventure.
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 the optimal health, well-being and safety of the patient through use of the nursing process and in accordance with patient care standards, guidelines and the State Nurse Practice Act. Demonstrates personal accountability for relationship-based care, organizational mission, and core values.
- Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
- BSN Preferred
WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
- One year experience preferred
- Nursing skills and knowledge base specific to specialty
- Current Colorado RN license/ Current RN license from a participating state in National Licensure Compact
- Current BLS certification from American Heart Association required;
- ACLS within 6 months of hire
- PALS within 6 months of hire
- see "Required Specialty Course Completion" policy
- Additional certifications may be required (refer to facility addendum(s)
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.