St. Thomas More Hospital, a 25- acute care/critical access facilty, is the cornerstone of health care services for Fremont County and surrounding southern Colorado communtites. 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 50 miles from Colorado Springs at the foot hills 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, widllife 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: 102918
Recruiter Contact: Tiffany Hoover, TiffanyHoover@centura.org
Clinic/Department: 6214 STM MEDICAL/SURGICAL
Hospital: ST THOMAS MORE
Provides direct and indirect nursing care under the direction of a registered nurse and in accordance with policies and procedures. Assumes personal accountability for organizational mission and core values.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
- High school diploma or GED
- Continuous enrollment in an accredited nursing program, bachelor’s in nursing program strongly preferred
- Successful completion of sufficient clinical nursing courses to have obtained competency in performing basic health care tasks
- Must provide documentation of enrollment at the start of each semester to direct supervisor
- Any change in active student enrollment status must be communicated immediately to direct supervisor
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
- Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English
- Basic computer skills
- Previous patient care experience preferred
Current basic life support (bls) certification from American heart association
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.