The Medical Center of Aurora is the first community hospital in the Denver Metro area to receive two-time Magnet designation for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), is a 346-bed acute care hospital located in Aurora, Colorado.
The Main Campus facility is a Level II Trauma Center with Primary Stroke Certification and Chest Pain Center accreditation, serving the eastern metro area and I-70 corridor. The Medical Center of Aurora received ‘A’ grades from The Leapfrog Group (Fall 2015, Fall 2016, Spring 2017), was recognized as the #4 hospital in the Denver metro area and the #4 hospital in Colorado by U.S. News & World Report (2014-2015, 2017-2018), and was one of only nine hospitals in the country to receive the Lantern Award for Excellence in Emergency Room Care by the Emergency Nurses Association (2013).
Facts at a Glance: - Metro Denver's first community hospital to earn two-time Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence - Was named Colorado’s only 2016 Leapfrog Top General Hospital - Primary Stroke Certification (The Medical Center of Aurora South Campus) - Two accredited Chest Pain Centers - Level III NICU at our South Campus - Received the Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award Recipient for 2013-2016, one of only nine hospitals in the country - State-of-the-art Heart Care Tower on South Campus - NAPBC-accredited Breast Cancer Care Center
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This position supports the mission of The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza of optimizing quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person. Responsible for operations of assigned departments and the assistance in the integration of the service within overall hospital functions.
Collaborates in decision-making structures and processes.
Knowledgeable of healthcare trends and integrates into strategic planning for department(s).
Accountable for the implementation of an effective and continuous program to measure, assess and improve performance.
Assures a high level of customer satisfaction.
Manages productivity to achieve budgetary targets.
Must be willing to assume twenty-four hour responsibility for patient care and a leadership role with the health care team in planning and delivering patient care.
When the need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Current licensure in the State of Colorado as a Registered Nurse; BLS – Healthcare provider. Certification in specialty (OCN, Med Surg) or like specialty preferred.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Bachelor’s Degree in nursing required; Master's Degree in nursing or related desired.
Two to four years acute care / specialty nursing is desirable.
One to three years experience in charge / supervisory position desirable.
One to three years experience as clinical manager desirable. Able to articulate and demonstrate knowledge of nursing operations, theory, and practice.
Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, physicians, and other health care team members.
Ability to manage a team and work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care.
Strong critical thinking skills.
Demonstrates good organizational skills, ability to teach or mentor in an effective manner, have clinical experience that enhances position, and ability to plan and provide for delivery of nursing services.
Ability to assume responsibility for self development.
Degree of supervision required:
Involves some general guidance and direction with, and frequent collaboration and planning by the Patient Care Director.
Employee will be expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.
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