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RN Practitioner - Mercy Family Medicine Horse Gulch

at Centura Health

Posted: 7/9/2019
Job Reference #: 482805800A3
Keywords: nursing

Job Description

Located in the scenic, historic and charming Southwest Colorado town of Durango, Mercy Regional Medical Center (MRMC) is a full-service, acute care hospital with Level III Trauma designation. Recognized by Healthgrades (a leading, independent health care ratings company) with awards for Outstanding Patient Experience and Patient Safety Excellence, as well as an “A” Hospital Safety rating  from The LeapFrog Group,  Mercy Regional Medical Center blends state-of-the-art technology  with a serene and comfortable environment to promote well-being and healing.  Specialty services include emergency care, surgical care, cardiac care, an Orthopedic and Spine Center of Excellence and a Family Birthing Center equipped with every amenity and a dedicated surgical suite.  Durango residents experience an exceptional quality life with world-class outdoor recreation including snow sports, river sports, hiking, biking and more. Learn more about us at: http://www.mercydurango.org/


Job Description/Job Posting ID: 130948

Recruiter Contact: Jenny Coddington Jennifercoddington@centura.org

Clinic/Department: 7804 MERCY FAMILY MED HORSE GULCH 





Position Summary

Assumes responsibility and accountability for rapid assessment, nursing diagnosis and works with MD partners to assure safe patient diagnostic testing and optimal plan of care. Performs advanced practice procedures. Utilizes the nursing process to promote/restore optimal health and well-being of the patient. Assumes personal accountability for organizational mission and core values.

Minimum Education Requirements

Graduate of Accredited School Of Nursing Masters degree in Adult Nurse Practitioner or related degree

Minimum Experience Requirements

1 year experience in a clinical setting


Current state RN license for applicable state of employment Current state registered member of the Advanced Practice Registry as a Nurse Practitioner Current BLS certification from American Heart Association Current ACLS certification from American Heart Association

Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )

Thorough and confidential maintenance of patient charts and records.*

Documents ongoing status, interventions, patient response and outcomes in accurate, timelymanner.*

Assesses patient/family learning style and appropriately teach and document understanding.*


Engages patient/family to foster commitment to comply with plan of care.*

Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to develop and implement holistic, individualized plan ofcare.*

Delegates to non-RN personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing and hospital policy.*

Assess patients’ physical, psychosocial, cultural and spiritual needs through observation, interview,reviews of records and clinical data.*

Evaluates patient’s response and intervene in a timely manner to ensure optimal patient outcome.*

Effectively performs a variety of therapeutic/diagnostic interventions including but not limited toTreadmill testing, stress testing, 12-Lead EKG interpretation.*

Assess for appropriate diagnostic intervention.*


Implements patient plan of care and observes outcomes in accordance with nursing standards andphysician direction.*

Ensures safety of each patient in least restrictive manner.*


Serves as patient advocate. Anticipates needs of provider, staff patient and family.*

Effectively uses time, personnel, equipment and supplies to provide high quality, cost effectivedelivery of patient care.*

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. 


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