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Children's Hospital Colorado Clinical Nurse Flex - MedSurg in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Job ID68064LocationColorado SpringsFull/Part TimePart-TimeRegular/TemporaryRegularWhy Work at Children's....Here, it's different. Come join us.Children's Hospital Colorado, Colorado Springs is a top-ranked hospitallocated in a top-ranked city.With a regional team of more than 1,000 team members, Children'sColorado has been present in southern Colorado since 2001 and now has teammembers at five locations providing outpatient specialty care, emergencycare, inpatient care and therapy care. Children's Hospital Colorado,Colorado Springs is the first pediatric-only hospital in the region andincludes the region's only emergency department and operating rooms builtjust for kids and served by pediatric experts who have dedicated their livesto treating kids - and only kids - and who are directly linked to one of thecountry's leading pediatric academic medical centers.This opportunity gives you the ability to lead a diverse team of pediatricexperts at one of the top-ranked children's hospitals in the nation,according to US News and World Report, while living and being a part of acommunity that ranks "#1 Most Desirable Place to Live in the U.S.,"according to the US News and World Report.A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you andmotivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.Learn about Children's Colorado and our culture:Find out more about living and working in Colorado Springs:Additional InformationDepartment: CSH MedSurgHours per week: Flex, variableShift: Night shiftJob OverviewProvides Family-Centered Care as demonstrated by recognizing the patient,family and/or designee as a full partner in providing compassionate andcoordinated care based on respect for patient's preferences, values, andneeds. Assumes active role in clinical education of patients, families andstaff. Functions effectively within nursing and inter-professional teams,fostering open communication, mutual respect, and shared decision-makingto achieve quality patient care. Integrates best current evidence withclinical expertise for delivery of optimal health care. Uses data to monitorthe outcomes of care processes and uses improvement methods to test changes tocontinuously improve the quality and safety of health care systems. Minimizesrisk of harm to patients and providers through both system effectiveness andindividual performance. Uses information and technology to communicate,manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision-making. Serves asan agent of change within the organization, as demonstrated by one of thefollowing; involved in unit and/or organizational activities,professional development activities, maintain Magnet recognizedcertification, member of a professional organization and/ or activeparticipant in community advocacy or volunteer activities.ResponsibilitiesPOPULATION SPECIFIC CARENeonate - 30 days to 1yrToddlers - >1yr to 3yrsPre-Schoolers - >3yrs to 5yrsSchool age - >5yrs to 13yrsAdolescent - >13yrs to 18yrsAdult - >18yrs to 65yrsESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSAn employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of thefollowing essential functions. These examples do not include all of thefunctions which the employee may be expected to perform.Family-Centered Care: Recognize the patient or designee as the source ofcontrol and full partner in providing compassionate and coordinated care basedon respect for patient's preferences, values, and needs.Delivers patient and family centered care incorporating the nursing processwhile providing developmentally appropriate, culturally sensitive,evidence based care. Actively anticipates changes in patient outcomes/ unitneeds in the provision of care.Care is guided by the Professional Practice Model throughout the continuum ofcare.Communicate and advocate patient values, preferences and expressed needs aspart of implementation of care plan, evaluation of care and assessment ofpatient/family learning needs to the interdisciplinary team. Initiates andanticipates individualiz

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