Southwest Health System, Inc.
  • 631 ICU
  • Cortez, CO, USA
  • $25.42 - $31.26/hr Based on experience and qualifications
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Eligible: Health, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending, 403(b) Retirement, Term Life, AD&D, Voluntary Life/AD&D, EAP, Tuition Assistance, Student Loan Repayment & MORE!


Administer nursing care to patients in an efficient, safe, and courteous manner using appropriate nursing procedures. The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements, and to provide the care needed as described in the unit's/area's/department's policies and procedures. The nurse must be clinically competent to care for patients, knowledgeable about disease processes and can identify symptoms or complications. He or she must have the ability to utilize information technologies to meet patient needs and provide evidence-based knowledge at the point of care to improve health outcomes.

Nursing Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Associate degree required, bachelor degree preferred.
  • Current state Registered Nurse Licensure, within state of Colorado. Compact license accepted and Colorado License must be obtained within first 90 days of hire.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Current PALS (NRP for FBC) certification within 6 months of hire, 12 months if a new graduate.
  • Current ACLS certification within 6 months of hire, 12 months if a new graduate.
  • Successful completion of EKG course within 4 months of hire.
  • Unit Specific requirements:
  • ER: TNCC Course Completion within 12 months of hire
  • FBC: Successful completion of basic fetal monitoring course within 4 months of hire.

Language Skills:

  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Additional languages preferred.
  • Excellent customer service skills.

Skills:

  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Strong communication skills

Critical Physical Demand Summary:

  • Lifting Combo Lift: Exert 1 to 30 lbs rarely.
  • Lifting Mid Range Lift: Exert 50 to 75 lbs rarely.
  • Carrying Preferred: Exert 1 to 30 lbs occasionally.
  • Push/Pull Push: Exert 110 to 110 lbs rarely.
  • Push/Pull Both push and pull: Exert 20 to 50 lbs occasionally.
  • Grip Preferred: Exert 10 40 lbs rarely.
  • Grip Able to alternate: Exert 10 40 lbs frequently.

** If you are selected for this position, prior to appointment, you may be subject to a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use. **

** This position is subject to a post offer pre-work screening. ** 

** THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN FOR A MINIMUM OF 5 DAYS. AFTER THAT DATE, THE POSITION WILL CLOSE WHEN A SUITABLE CANDIDATE IS SELECTED. **

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