Clinical Resource Nurse RN Obstetrical OB ICU
Colorado Springs, CO
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Job Description

Summary:
Serves as critical care liaison and clinical resource. Conducts interventions focused on care coordination and utilization.


Position Details:


FTE Status: Part Time

Shift: Nights

FTE: 0.600000 (FTE x 80 = hours per pay period)


Responsibilities:
Makes frequent rounds to nursing units and ancillary hospital units. Acts as a clinical resource while providing clinical consultation and ensuring care coordination. Works to optimize health care team interventions by providing advanced, anticipatory care interventions to achieve safe, optimal health outcomes for the patient and family.

Coordinates care across departments to meet outcomes management and system improvement goals. Educates staff by reinforcing appropriate methods of effective and safe patient care.

Collaborates with staff in identification of outcome indicators, data analysis and system improvement. Identifies opportunities and solutions for service and safety improvements.

Attends Medical Emergency Response (MET) calls, providing clinical consultation and coordination of care. Provides direct patient care as needed. Independently administers medications per licensure authority, assesses effects of medications, and documents administration per policies and regulatory requirements.

Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.


Requirements:

  • Credentials:
    Essential:
    • Registered Nurse
    • Basic Life Support
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
    • Neonatal Resuscitation Program
    • STABLE
    • Trauma Nurse Core Course
  • Other information:
    Minimum Required Education: Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program. Preferred: MSN, Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) certification.
    Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
    Minimum Experience: 2 years of critical obstetrical care experience.

    ADDITIONAL POSITION
    LEVEL CREDENTIAL INFORMATION: NRP within 3 months of hire. STABLE, TNCC within 6 months of hire.

  • BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)


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Job Type Part Time