• Boulder Community Health
  • $60,070.00 -97,810.00/year*
  • Boulder , CO
  • Healthcare - Nursing
  • Full-Time
  • 670 Logan Mill Rd


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Boulder Community Health was recently honored as Best Local Employer by the Daily Camera in the 2018 Boulder County Gold, their People s Choice Awards for businesses in Boulder County. Come join us and be a part of an independent, community-focused health system and feel good knowing that your work will make a difference in people s lives and be a positive contribution to the community.

POSITION SUMMARY

Supports nursing in the delivery of patient care in the Emergency Department. Provides direct patient care, clerical support, order entry, stocking and unit supplies, and patient transportation. Interventions under the direction of RN/MD/PA/NP. May coordinate care in fast track collaborating with provider and Clinical Team Lead. Participates in orientation.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education or Formal Training

1. High school graduate preferred

2. Medical Terminology class preferred

3. Colorado or National EMT-B certification required, or medical student with Student Privileges required

Special Qualifications (Licensure, Registration, etc.)

1. BLS certification required; suspension occurs if certification expires

2. IV certification required within 90 days, one time only, no expiration

Knowledge, Skill and Ability

1. Ability to effectively communicate to patients, family, and co-workers

2. Basic knowledge of frequently used medical terminologies

3. Knowledge of policies and procedures related to Emergency Department

Experience

One year experience preferred in Emergency Department or other acute care hospital setting

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Unit Coordinator role is critical to organization and efficiency of the ED. Specific duties include:

a. Prepare, alphabetize and file paper portion of ED charts for medical records

b. Coordinate with CTL/charge to take biophone calls and receive patients on tracker

c. Coordinate with CTL/charge to call dispatch and transport agencies and notify of advisory or divert status

d. Coordinates with RNs and providers to contact agencies for transport out of facility

e. Communication network-phones, fax, intercom, pagers, pre-hospital reports and police reports

f. Patient log and completion of medical records for ED patients

2. Functions under the direct supervision of the assigned RN or medical provider

a. Tasks as delegated by the RN include but not limited to: stocking, phlebotomy, 12-lead EKG, wound care, dressings etc.

b. May be required to perform point of care testing

c. Initiates IV access according to standards

3. Communication

a. Provides discharge instructions as delegated by RN or providers

b. Updates patients and families of what to expect, and delays

c. Promotes customer service through communication, respect, and education of our patients

d. Documents procedures and pertinent patient information in the medical records

e.?Responsible for orientation of new employees

f.?Responsible for clinical rotation of EMT students

About Boulder Community Health and Boulder, Colorado

Uncompromising medical excellence, delivered with the values of respect and compassion. Since 1922, Boulder Community Health has built our reputation on this promise. As a community-owned and operated not-for-profit hospital and clinics, we remain dedicated to meeting the evolving healthcare needs of our citizens and providing access to high quality medical care. Our state-of-the art facilities are home to many medical professionals who offer an extensive range of medical services.

Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, adventure awaits you right outside your door. Big, beautiful vistas, serene snow-capped mountains, and a lifestyle conducive to enjoying the outdoors bring a truly fresh perspective to our practice of healthcare.

?Surround yourself by natural beauty and an active, life-embracing community, while you enjoy state of the art facilities and equipment along with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including health/dental/life, paid annual leave, tuition reimbursement and much more.

EOE/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplace


Associated topics: ambulatory, asn, bsn, care unit, domiciliary, intensive care, maternal, nurse rn, psychatric, unit

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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