Feb 21, 2020

Registered Nurse (2RN) - (BTL VA ECHS 2RN.20) MULTIPLE COLORADO LOCATIONS

  • BTL Technologies, Inc.
  • MULTIPLE LOCATIONS IN COLORADO
Full-Time Health Care Nurse Other Professional Services

Job Description

Job Type

Full-time

Job Title

Registered Nurse (2RN)

Job Description

OUR CUSTOMER:

The Veterans Administration Eastern Colorado Healthcare System (ECHS) is part of America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at various health care facilities, including medical centers and outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics).  Nationwide, the VA serves 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.

Work under this contract will be performed at all Eastern Colorado Healthcare System (ECHS) access points including Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) and Community Living Centers (CLC) in numerous locations in Denver, Aurora, Lakewood, Golden, LaJunta, Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Alamosa, Salida, Lamar, Burlington and Ft. Carson.

*This Position Is Contingent upon Contract Award*

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Provide comprehensive nursing care within the professional scope of practice for a variety of diagnoses for geriatric patients.  Duties of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Conduct initial assessment on patients; develop nursing care plans based on identified patient needs, coordinate with ancillary services to assure provision of care, document all plans, assessments and care provided. Provide patient and family education throughout the hospitalization. Initiate discharge planning.  
  • Administer oxygen, IV fluids, blood transfusions, prescribed medications and titrate medications in accordance with VA policy.
  • Observe and assess patients’ clinical condition, recognize and promptly report significant changes indicative of complications. 
  • Initiate resuscitative measures in emergency situations.
  • Operate and monitor specialized equipment including, but not limited to: oxygen, hypothermia units, and various types of suction apparatus, infusion equipment, and patient-controlled analgesia pumps (PCA) epidural pumps, sequential compression devices and vital sign monitors. 
  • Make nursing care assignments for various skill levels of professional and assistive personnel as assigned.
  • Prepare patients for surgical and diagnostic procedures and assist with procedures as necessary. Provide post-procedure and post-operative recovery care.  
  • Ensure that all JHACO standards for professional nursing care are met during performance of care. 
  • Complete appropriate medical record forms in compliance with VA guidelines and policies on each patient. 
  • Verify the content and correctness of all recorded entries in patient record. All documentation/records/reports must meet or exceed established VA standards to include, but not limited to: timeliness, legibility, accuracy, content, and signature. The outpatient record shall be completed the same day the patient is seen.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to cultural diversity, race, gender, and other individual differences in the workforce, in the Veteran population, and in the Community. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Job Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • A diploma, Associates Degree (AD) or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from an NLN (National League for Nursing) accredited program, college or university.  (BSN preferred)
  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in any State.
  • Have been actively practicing as a RN in an acute or long-term setting for at least the last two years. 
  • Have and maintain current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLCS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.
  • Be capable of providing complex and comprehensive nursing care for adult medical and surgical patients.  Have no health or physical disability restrictions that interfere with performance of assigned duties. 
  • Have documented training and skills verification
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

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Location

Alamosa, CO - Alamosa, CO 81101 US
Aurora, CO - Aurora, CO 80010 US
Burlington, CO - Burlington, CO 80807 US
Colorado Springs - Colorado Springs, CO 80820 US (Primary)
Denver - Denver, CO 80014 US
Ft. Carson, CO - Ft. Carson, CO 80902 US
Golden, CO - Golden, CO 80401 US
LaJunta, CO - LaJunta, CO 81050 US
Lakewood, CO - Lakewood, CO 80123 US
Lamar, CO - LaMar, CO 81052 US
Pueblo, CO - Pueblo, CO 81001 US
Salida, CO - Salida, CO 81201 US

Category

Medical


Occupations

Nursing  

States

CO  

Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

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