Registered Nurse - RN - Mom Baby 8/31/2016

SCL Health Lafayette, CO

Company
SCL Health
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
16005939
AJE Ref #
576030895
Location
Lafayette, CO
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Associates Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Colorado's 1st Baby-Friendly Hospital

WHAT IS A "BABY-FRIENDLY" HOSPITAL?

Baby-Friendly is a designation given by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF to hospitals that have created the best possible environment for breastfeeding. The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative is an international program that supports breastfeeding for all babies. Good Samaritan Medical Center was the first hospital in Colorado and the 55th in the United States to be named Baby-Friendly.

Good Samaritan Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.

Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health and hope to our patients.

Fast Facts

Lafayette, CO (20 miles northwest of downtown Denver) (estab. 2004)
Community hospital
1,480 associates, 1,040 medical staff and 239 allied health practitioners
234 beds (192 are staffed)
Services & Expertise

Bone & Joint Institute
Cardiac & Vascular Services
Comprehensive Cancer Care
Emergency & Trauma Services
Integrative Care
Neurosciences
Senior ER Services
Women's and Family Services
Kudos: Good Samaritan Medical Center offers excellence across the continuum of care for patients.

Visit: www.goodsamaritancolorado.org/
The Registered Nurse will provide direct patient care, meeting both psychological and physical needs of the patients in accordance with physicians orders, Joint Commission, OSHA, nursing and department guidelines. The RN fulfills these duties to contribute to the continuity and quality of care which fosters the best interest and well-being of all patients and their families.

* Conduct and document a thorough assessment of each patients medical status upon admission and throughout the patients course of treatment.
* Assist in the development and implementation of an individualized treatment plan for each assigned patient.
* Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelines described.
* Complete required documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
* Oversee care delivered by Licensed Practical Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants.
* Attend and participate in clinical team conferences regarding patient progress, problems and needs.
* Act in compliance with hospital, regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.
* Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency.
* Adheres to facility policies and procedures and participates in facility quality improvement and safety programs.
* Perform other duties, as assigned.

The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.

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* Associate's degree in nursing, required (BSN required within 5 years of hire date)
* Bachelor's degree in nursing, preferred
* Valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of practice, required
* Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, required
* NRP required
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, required
* One (1) year of experience in a Mom and Baby - Postpartum setting



SCL Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.