While Vail is recognized world-wide for its year-round recreational activities, Vail Health has over 900 employees and is known for being one of the region's largest employers and a cornerstone of our community.
Shaw Cancer Center is the region's only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive breast center
At the base of North America's number one ski mountain, Vail Health has been providing care to the local and surrounding communities since 1965.
Internationally known orthopaedic and sports therapy practices
Emergency and trauma services in three convenient locations throughout the Valley
Highly accredited regional cancer care
A birthing center that performs an average of 600 deliveries/year
Elite surgical services
To promote and restore patients' health by providing exceptional, compassionate, comprehensive patient-focused care in the perinatal healthcare setting. To increase value to the customers we serve by constantly working to improve patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes while striving for cost efficiency.
Successfully manages the daily activities of clinical and non-clinical unit staff to optimize patient care, safety, and satisfaction. Provides support and leadership to charge nurses to promote a consistent approach to care delivery and staff performance on a 24/7 basis.
Effectively participates and chairs committees, to effectively accomplish the goals and objectives of the committee and the Medical Center. Reports back appropriate data from committees to Director. Disseminates organizational information at the unit level, to include huddle notes, participation in staff huddles, staff newsletters and real-time feedback.
Maintains skills and knowledge necessary to function as staff nurse when needed and serve as a clinical resource to all staff, interdisciplinary team members, and patients/families.
Develops, coordinates, and evaluates quality and performance improvement efforts. Collaborates with other departments, including Quality, IT, PPC, to implement evidence-based improvement initiatives using proven LEAN strategies.
Participates in the development of policies and procedures that are based on current recommendations and evidence. Ensures nursing practice follows policy and meets current standards through thorough knowledge of TJC, ANA and ASPAN requirements and maintains compliance with standards.
Assists with the development and monitoring of the budget. Practices efficient and cost effective coordination of care and unit practices.
Evaluates staff performance in alignment with Human Resource guidelines. Encourages and facilitates professional growth for all staff. Works to continually improve upon staff engagement and satisfaction.
Utilizes Just Culture in an effort to better manage risk, promote safety, increase accountability, and prevent adverse outcomes. Models the principles of a Just Culture.
Demonstrates and promotes professional and collaborative interaction with patients/families, providers, staff, other departments, and leadership in an effort to meet patient care needs and facilitate teamwork.
Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
Three years of nursing experience and one year of supervisory experience required.
Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Colorado or from a valid compact state required
Basic Life Support (BLS) by American Heart Association required
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required
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Vail Health provides attractive benefits for year-round employees and seasonal employees. Check out the details here.
Vail Health, formerly Vail Valley Medical Center, is a nonprofit community health care system serving patients and guests from around the world. Locally operated and governed by a volunteer board of directors, Vail Health includes a 56-bed hospital, accredited by the Joint Commission. Our 24/7 emergency department in Vail is a Level III Trauma Center with a nearby helipad for necessary medical transports. Vail Health provides a wide array of services and access points including Beaver Creek Medical Center, urgent care clinics in Avon and Gypsum, our Edwards medical campus, Eagle Healthcare Center and a multispecialty clinic in Frisco. Howard Head Sports Medicine offers physical therapy services at 10 locations and works closely with our internationally renowned orthopaedic partners at The Steadman Clinic and Vail-Summit Orthopaedics. In addition, Vail Health's Shaw Cancer Center and Sonnenalp Breast Center are the region’s only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive breast center. The Vail Clinic, which was founded in 1965, officially became “Vail Valley Medical Center” in 1980, its first year as a full-service hospital. At that time, we had one primary locatio...n and 25 physicians. Today, Vail Health has locations in nine towns, nearly 1,000 employees, 260 physician partners and 85 volunteers. Vail Health is an equal-opportunity employer. The hospital is handicap accessible and adheres to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Smoking is prohibited in our facilities. This includes e-cigarettes.