Colorado Springs, CO
Bonus Available RN / Registered Nurse ED Observation Unit
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The ED Observation Unit at St. Francis Medical Center is a 12-bed unit for ED patients that require an overnight stay. Our patient mix is mostly adults requiring monitoring overnight and awaiting test results or procedures the next morning. Our department's mission is to care for those patients that need additional care beyond an ED visit but not fully admitted to the hospital. Our team has a great associates, team scheduling, on-location parking (no buses) and we offer a chance to be a part of growing campus. Join us if you are someone who wants to be part of a department where you will have the chance to influence the growth of the department and be a part of the solution.
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.What You Bring/Job Requirements
**$15k bonus paid out over two years to new employees that have 1 year of RN experience. **
In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:
- RN License required; Current state nursing licenses or RN license from a participating state in the National Licensure Compact,
RNs working in Colorado under a multi-state license must obtain their CO RN license within 30 days of establishing residency, i.e., drivers license, register to vote, etc. Compact to Compact. Upon issuance of a new multistate license, the former license is inactivated. For more information visit Colorado Board of Nursing - Compact Licensure
- Nursing Diploma or Associates Degree in Nursing required; Bachelors Degree in Nursing preferred
- Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing required for new graduates, preferred for experienced RN's
- BLS from the American Heart Association required
- ACLS from the American Heart Association required upon hire or within 6 months
- PALS or ENPC required within 6 months
- NIHSS required upon hire or within 6 months
- One year RN experience required
- Nursing skills and knowledge base specific to the ED/ER
Physical Requirements - Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantlyYour Connected Community
St. Francis Medical Center features 172-beds and offers a modern Birth Center, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Care Unit, Emergency Department, Level III Trauma Center, Imaging Services, Surgical Services and Critical Care Unit. It also serves as southern Colorado's home base for the Flight For Life Colorado air medical helicopter service. The Emergency Department at St. Francis Medical Center has 48 beds. Our department services a wide variety of patients including the families from the north and eastern parts of Colorado Springs that are rapidly growing.
Don't forget to check out our benefits!Caring for Your Whole Well BeingWe provide whole person care and understand that a comprehensive benefits package will enrich the lives of our associates at work and at home. At Centura Health we offer exceptional benefits to eligible associates. Our total rewards are designed with your well-being in mind and may include: - 401K, which includes matching when eligible - Three Health Insurance Plan Options including covering eligible dependents - Two Dental Insurance Plan Options including covering eligible dependents - Vision Insurance including covering eligible dependents - Daycare & Medical Flexible Spending Account Options - Leaves of Absence - Short Term Disability - Long Term Disability - Life Insurance - Voluntary Benefits including Hospital Indemnity Coverage, Critical Illness, Accident, Permanent Life insurance, and Norton LifeLock - Paid Time Off - Spouse & Child/Dependent Life Insurance Coverage Options - Shift Differentials - Employee Wellness Resources - Employee Assistance Programs - Tuition Reimbursement - Shift differentials - Relocation assistance based on location - Associate Discounts for phone, cell phone plans, Auto Insurance, Home Insurance, Auto Buying, Pet Insurance, and much more... The pay rate for this position is listed above and varies based on experience, skills, and comparison to others who are already in this role. If you do not see the pay for this position listed above or you see an estimate, it is because you are on a second party job board. Please visit www.centura.org/careers to apply and see the pay range for this role. All of our pay ranges are posted clearly on the Centura Health Careers site.