FULL TIME REGISTERED NURSE (RN) OR LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (LPN)
Fort Collins Youth Clinic and Pediatric Urgent Care of Northern Colorado is hiring a full time R.N. or L.P.N. to work 4 to 5 days per week. The Youth Clinic has been providing care to newborns through college age patients while supporting our Northern Colorado communities for 58 years!
We offer a real work-life balance and have many long term staff members. You will work in a positive learning environment where you have the opportunity to affect the lives of babies, kids and teens in our community. In addition to providing well care and sick care to our patients, our nurses enjoy planning and teaching programs and classes, many of which were created at the request of our nurses.
This position may staff 6 hour (8a-2p or 10a.-4p) , 8 hour (8-5 with a lunch break) and 12 hour shifts (8a.m -8p.m.), dependent on the successful candidates availability. Position will rotate through daytime, weekend (10 a.m.-4 p.m.) , and evening (weeknights until 8 p.m.) shifts and will rotate through our 4 offices located in Fort Collins, Timnath and Loveland, staffing both our primary care office and our Urgent Care clinic. Schedule will consist of one weekend shift per month and one holiday shift (10a-4p for each) per year.
Compensation includes a differential to be paid for evening, weekend and holiday hours worked.
New grads will be considered!
Compensation includes a full benefits package to staff working a minimum of 28 hours per week and a partial benefits package, including vacation time, for staff working between 20 and 28 hours per week.
If you are passionate about working with a pediatric population and their families, we are looking forward to hearing from you! Please – no phone calls. Please apply via the job opportunities page on our website https://youthclinic.com/about-us/job-opportunities/
Wage Range: $27.50 to $29.66 (R.N.)
Wage Range: $21.75 to $24.30 (L.P.N.)
Clinical Practice and Quality of Care:
- Assesses and executes nursing interventions by collaborating with the professional team incorporating appropriate standards of care and practice and patient outcomes
- Assumes responsibility and accountability for effectively managing nursing care of individual patients
- Documents nursing assessment and interventions to reflect comprehensive and integrated approach to patient care
- The RN identifies learning needs of the patient and families. The RN-Ambulatory educates by adapting to patient and family learning style utilizing the teach-back method
- Provides care that is safe, ethical, patient- and family-centered, culturally congruent and evidence-based
In addition but not limited to the following:
- Telephone and in-person triage (for symptom management)
- Review and act on test results (lab, x-ray)
- Review and manage communications from internal and external “customers”
- Initiate and monitor intravenous (IV) infusions
- Assist or perform procedures (e.g. ECGs, dressing changes, subcutaneous or intra-muscular injections, etc.)
- Provide patient education
- Execute delegation protocols
- Assist with medication management (e.g. medication renewals)
- Complete accurate and timely documentation in the electronic medical record
- Assist with management of urgent and emergent patient care situations
- Serve as a mentor and resource to others
- Respond to medical emergencies
- Assist with education of nursing students
- Work independently within their scope of practice to achieve clinical outcomes
- Maintain a level of professional development through continuing education, quality improvement initiatives and sharing of knowledge
- Education Minimum Graduate of school of nursing
- Preferred Relevant RN or LPN experience (ED, Urgent Care or Pediatrics)
- Registration as a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse in the state of Colorado
- CPR/BLS Certification