Centura Health RN Registered Nurse-Pre-Anesthesia Testing, full-time, variable, St Mary Corwin in Pueblo, Colorado

With a tradition of caring that began nearly 135 years ago, St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo, CO, is home to the nationally recognized Dorcy Cancer Center, a dedicated Joint Replacement Center, a nationally accredited Breast Center of Excellence (NAPBC) and the only hospital in Pueblo with da Vinci robotic surgical technology. St. Mary-Corwin provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Pueblo and the surrounding region. This hospital has long been known for providing exceptional service and leading-edge treatments and technologies by experienced and compassionate professionals with a commitment to uphold the highest standards of care. Our areas of specialty include trauma and emergency services, The Birth Place, stroke, cardiology, da Vinci minimally-invasive surgery, cancer and oncology, diabetes care/education, sports medicine and more. Residents of Pueblo enjoy a moderate cost of living within this modern, mid-sized community while experiencing everything great about life in Colorado including world-class nearby outdoor recreation, thriving local arts and culture, numerous parks, festivals and much more. Learn more about our hospital and life in Southern Colorado by visiting http://www.stmarycorwin.org/.

_Job Description/Job Posting ID: 92568_

_Recruiter Contact: Maria cWoodward, mariawoodward2@centura.org_

_Clinic/Department:_* 7216 SMC PRE-ANESTHESIA TESTING*

_Hospital:_* ST MARY CORWIN HOSPITAL*

_Schedule: full-time_

_Shift: variable_

_Position Summary_

Assumes responsibility and accountability for facilitating, communicating, and collaborating with both the healthcare team, and the patient/family to identify and meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the patient. Promotes the optimal health, wellbeing and safety of the patient through use of the nursing process and in accordance with patient care standards, guidelines and the State Nurse Practice Act. Demonstrates personal accountability for relationship-based care, organizational mission, and core values.

_Education Requirements_

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.

  • Bachelors of Nursing (BSN) preferred.

_Work Experience Requirements_

  • One year experience preferred.

  • Nursing skills and knowledge base specific to specialty.

_Licenses/Certifications_

  • Current Colorado Registered Nurse (RN) license/ Current RN license from a participating state in National Licensure Compact.

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from American Heart Association required.

  • ACLS upon hire or within 12 months.

  • PALS upon hire or within 12 months.

  • Current Colorado Driver's License for field staff.

_Physical Requirements_

Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly.

Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.