RN Acute Care - Neuroscience Unit
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 23, 2023
Provides direct patient care, at a proficient level, using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.
Population- Acute Stroke and Neuro conditions.
Acuity Level- Acute Care Med/Surg specializing in Stroke and Neuro.
--- Ratios include 5:1 for RN, 5:1 for Day Techs, 8:1 Night Techs.
--- Number of beds- 25
--- We have a family oriented culture with amazing teamwork!
--- Low staff turnover- Many experienced RN's and Techs with lots of knowledge and experience that love to teach. (Two RN's on 5C for over 20 years! Many other staff with nearly 10 years or more experience).
--- Stroke and Neuro Nurse certifications are supported and highly encouraged.
Unit Achievements and Accreditations
--- Comprehensive Stroke Center Certified.
--- AHA Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus and Target. Partners in Care- First unit at MHC to implement an innovative staffing model that promotes more supportive roles; allowing RN's and Techs team together as Care Partners and work top of scope.
Work Schedule: PRN Nights
Provides care in a 24/7 Acute Care environment.
Plans, implements, and evaluates patient care plans based on patient assessment to optimize outcomes and maximize available resources.
Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to a multidisciplinary care team. Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.
Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances. Effectively delegates patient care to ancillary personnel. May precept student nurses and new hires.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
The pay range for this position is: $33.08 - $51.27 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
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