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Registered Nurse Command Center at SCL Health in Denver, Colorado

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Part Time

Job Description:

You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Command Center Registered Nurse
Your compassion is tangible: patients feel it in the hand they hold
Families feel it in your prayers
Colleagues feel it in your support
You know how to stay organized and move fast
You are confident in your patient assessment skills and can handle a high-volume workload well
You re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater
Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible
Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care
Our 365-bed facility is one of the top-ranked hospitals in Denver, and has been awarded the highest national recognition possible for nursing excellence Magnet designation by the ANCC
We are proud to extend the mission of SCL Health by providing care for the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other
Our deep community roots date back to 1873, making us one of the oldest hospitals in Colorado
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family
Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage
But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being
To that end, we ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health
Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off
We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning
Together we ll align mission and careers, values and workplace
We ll honor each other s dignity and surpass the standards we set
We ll encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity
We ll laugh at each other s jokes (even the bad ones)
We ll hello and high five
We ll celebrate milestones
We re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn
Your day
As a Command Center RN you need to know how to: Assesses, directs and coordinates transfers and admissions from physician offices, hospitals, and other healthcare settings to the most appropriate accepting service, facility, and level of care
Facilitates patient placement by assessing patient diagnosis, acuity and location, applicable risk factors and unit criteria/bed availability
Collaborates with the facility departments, medical staff, nursing staff, and leadership to promote appropriate, timely patient placement so that patient care is not delayed
Collaborates with facility staff to identify and communicate bed capacity issues
Leverages capacity dashboards and other real-time indicators to predict future patient placement pressure points and participates in the execution of surge-capacity protocols; and initiating interventions, within scope of practice, to accelerate patient flow or other mitigating barriers to optimal throughput
Assists with all aspects of patient logistics to include pre-registration, transportation, and bed planning; collects unit specific data, and information needed to access and place patients appropriately
Adheres to regulatory compliance with all Command Center operations, including Stark, EMTALA, and any other pertinent to Call Center activities
Maintains current knowledge of regulatory requirements impacting operations of the Command Center
Provides timely and accurate transfer and admission documentation
Works collaboratively with our providers and key stakeholders in the development and maintenance of transfer and admission pathways for our patients
Delegates as needed to the Transfer Center Tech and EMS Liaison
May be required to be placed on-call during a regularly scheduled shift
Your experience
We hire people, not resumes
But we also expect excellence, which is why we require: Bachelor s Degree in Nursing (BSN) Current Colorado RN license or compact license with the ability to obtain Colorado RN license Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association Minimum of three (3) years of experience in acute care nursing Preferred: Current ACLS certification or other specialty certification (CCRN, PCCN, MSRN, or CEN) Critical Care or ED background, Hospital Supervisor or Charge Nurse experience, experience with hospital throughput or capacity management Your next move
Now that you know more about being a Command Center RN on our team we hope you ll join us
At SCL Health you ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place

Our facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or activities, or on the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and activities