This position assumes responsibility and accountability for
providing nursing care for patients and their families. Assure
expert, compassionate, individualized nursing care for patients and
families is expected. They collaborate with providers, staff and
other members of the team to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Oversees the daily patient flow to optimize patient care, safety
Demonstrates ability to triage incoming patient requests for
Delivers patient education to facilitate plan of care, employer
informed healthcare choices, and promote optimal wellness.
Demonstrates ability to delegate care appropriately and
according to Colorado statue.
Demonstrates competent healthcare assessment skills,
prioritizing skills and critical thinking skills.
Demonstrates ability to handle high telephone volume of patient
requests for medications, information and assistance.
Administers medications, performs treatments, and assists in
procedures as needed; consistently adhering to patient safety
Coordinates patient care with other physician practices, Vail
Health and others as needed to achieve the highest possible level
of patient care and satisfaction.
Demonstrates ability to work independently with minimal
Delivers excellent service by utilizing Relationship-Based Care
to advocate for safety, patient preferences, and optimal
communication through partnering with patients and families.
Role models the principals of a Just Culture.
Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
One-year clinical experience required.
Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Colorado or from
a valid compact state required.
Basic Life Support (BLS) by American Heart Association
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required.
Minimum of Associate Nursing Degree for positions hired after
Vail Health, formerly Vail Valley Medical Center, is a nonprofit
community health care system serving patients and guests from
around the world. Locally operated and governed by a volunteer
board of directors, Vail Health includes a 56-bed hospital,
accredited by the Joint Commission. Our 24/7 emergency department
in Vail is a Level III Trauma Center with a nearby helipad for
necessary medical transports.
Vail Health provides a wide array of services and access points
including Beaver Creek Medical Center, urgent care clinics in Avon
and Gypsum, our Edwards medical campus, Eagle Healthcare Center and
a multispecialty clinic in Frisco. Howard Head Sports Medicine
offers physical therapy services at 10 locations and works closely
with our internationally renowned orthopaedic partners at The
Steadman Clinic and Vail-Summit Orthopaedics. In addition, Vail
Health's Shaw Cancer Center and Sonnenalp Breast Center are the
region’s only fully accredited cancer treatment center and
comprehensive breast center.
The Vail Clinic, which was founded in 1965, officially became
“Vail Valley Medical Center” in 1980, its first year as a
full-service hospital. At that time, we had one primary location
and 25 physicians. Today, Vail Health has locations in nine towns,
nearly 1,000 employees, 260 physician partners and 85