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Job Summary
General Description
This position assumes responsibility and accountability for providing direct patient care to a group of patients for a designated time frame on a medical-surgical unit. Astute assessment skills, IV skills, independent decision-making and the ability to function under high stress situations is required.

Responsibility
Performs assessment/data collection in an ongoing, systematic manner. Formulates a goal directed plan of care by establishing priorities of patient care based on essential patient needs and available unit resources. Performs efficiently in emergency patient situations, following established protocols, remaining calm, informing appropriate persons and documenting events.Is also responsible for the supervision of any LPN’s,Nurse Aides, and assignments to the Medical/Surgical Unit.

Accountability
The RN reports directly to the Acute Care Services Manager.

Special Demands
Mental: Stressful environment with frequent crisis intervention and creative problem solving required.
Physical: Involves constant walking and standing.Frequent reaching, twisting, squatting, lifting, and handling of equipment. Frequent exposure to blood and body fluids. Frequent exposure to communicable disease/illness.

Qualifications
Education: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing and current Colorado license. Must have documentation of current CPR and Basic Life Support training. ACLS certification or will have certification within one year of employment.
Experience: Previous related experience. Graduate nurses with one year of Medical/Surgical experience preferred.

Employment Variables
Full time position working 36 hours per week. May need to work overtime as need arises.May rotate shifts and areas as staffing and census requires.

Salary Range
Commensurate with experience and qualifications.


Additional Information
Position Type: Full Time
Shift: Night


Contact Information
Michelle Pollart – Human Resources
Prowers Medical Center
401 Kendall Drive
Lamar, CO 81052
Email: michelle.pollart@prowersmedical.com
Phone: 719-336-7119
Fax: 719-336-8360

Job Summary
General Description

The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) will work as part of a team to provide physical therapy service under the direction and supervision of the physical therapist. The PTA will implement selected components of patient/client interventions (treatment), obtain data related to the interventions provided, and make modifications in selected interventions either to progress the patient/client as directed by the physical therapist or to ensure patient/client safety and comfort.

Responsibility 
PTA’s assist the physical therapist in the treatment of individuals of all ages, from newborns to the very oldest, who have medical problems or other health-related conditions that limit their abilities to move and perform functional activities in their daily lives. Patient care is provided as in-patient, outpatient and home health settings.

Accountability 
The Physical Therapy Assistant reports directly to the Director of Rehabilitation.

Special Demands 
Mental: Astute communication skills with employees, physicians, visitors, administration and public. Ability to adjust to job situations that involve many different people and projects, requiring some independent action and judgment.
Physical: Must have the ability and competency to operate the equipment of his/her position; perform technical procedures; speak intelligently and in a professional manner before others; and exercise supervision and management skills.

Qualifications 
Education: Must be a graduate of and have a certificate from an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program. Must be recognized by the Colorado State Board of Physical Therapy. Must have verification card of current instruction in CPR.

Experience

Minimum of two (2) years of experience preferred. Bi-lingual capabilities helpful.

Working Environment 
Work in clean, well lighted, heated and air conditioned area. Exposure to unpleasant sights, smells and infectious diseases possible.

Salary Range 
Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Apply to: Human Resources By: As soon as possible


Additional Information
Position Type: Full Time
Shift: Day


Contact Information
Michelle Pollart – Human Resources
Prowers Medical Center
401 Kendall Drive
Lamar, CO 81052
Email: michelle.pollart@prowersmedical.com
Phone: 719-336-7119
Fax: 719-336-8360

CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE

Medical/Surgical Unit

 Full Time Position

 

 JOB SUMMARY

General Description

The Certified Nurse Aide is responsible for providing direct patient care within the scope of their practice.  The Certified Nurse Aide will function as a secondary caregiver.

Responsibility

No supervisory responsibilities.  Assists with assessments, documentation, provides emotional support, and coordinates transfers.  Assists RN and provides patient education.  Knowledge and/or interest in equipment used on the floor.  Adheres to principles of infection control and general policies of the department.  Participates in unit PQM projects (Quality Assurance).  Attends unit meetings as directed in Unit Standards. Cross trains to other areas of the hospital.

Accountability

Reports directly to the Acute Care Services Manager and RN in charge.

Special Demands

Mental:                          Able to perform effectively in highly stressful situations.  Able to interact effectively with a wide variety of people and have good communication skills.

Physical: Long periods of standing, walking, and heavy lifting.  Exposure to blood and body fluids,

                                                                                                          unpleasant sights, smells and infectious diseases possible.

Qualifications

Education:       Current Colorado certification required.

Experience:     1 Year Medical/Surgical experience preferred.

Skills:                          Knowledge of or interest in learning nursing care essentials.  Principles of sterile technique and infection control.  Skilled in technical aspects of patient care.

Employment Variables

Day and night shifts available.  Rotate staffing as census requires.

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Apply to: Human Resources

By: As soon as possible


Contact Information
Michelle Pollart – Human Resources
Prowers Medical Center
401 Kendall Drive
Lamar, CO 81052
Email: michelle.pollart@prowersmedical.com
Phone: 719-336-7119
Fax: 719-336-8360

Title:  RN – OR/PACU

Full-Time Position

Job Summary

 

General Description

The RN is responsible for providing direct patient care within the scope of their practice.  The RN will function as a primary care giver.

Responsibility

Conducts assessments, documents care, provides emotional support, coordinates transfers, recovers patients, circulates  cases, assist with processing instruments/equipment in central sterilizing and prepares patients for surgery.  Assist other staff members and provides patient education.  Knowledge of and/or interest in technical procedures and care.  Adheres to principles of infection control and general policies of the department.

Accountability

Reports directly to the Surgical Services Manager.

Special Demands

Mental:                        Able to perform effectively in highly stressful situations.  Able to interact effectively with a wide variety of people and have good communication skills.

Physical:         Long periods of standing, walking, and heavy lifting.  Exposure to blood and body fluids, unpleasant sights, smells and infectious diseases possible.

Qualifications

 

Education:       RN graduate with current Colorado licensure.

Experience:     1 Year Medical Surgical experience preferred.  OR/PACU experience preferred.

Skills:                          ACLS certification preferred.  If not certified, must obtain certification within twelve (12) months.

Employment Variables

General working hours are 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Will rotate surgical call with other staff often on an every other week schedule.

 

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Apply to: Human Resources

By: As soon as possible

Contact Information
Michelle Pollart – Human Resources
Prowers Medical Center
401 Kendall Drive
Lamar, CO 81052
Email: michelle.pollart@prowersmedical.com
Phone: 719-336-7119
Fax: 719-336-8360

Title:  Radiologic Technologist

Full Time Position

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

General Description

Provides a variety of technical procedures requiring the use of ionizing radiation.  This position requires independent judgment and technical skills to produce the best possible radiography for the purpose of diagnosis and treatment.

Responsibility

Produces radiographs using proper technical factors and evaluates each film for proper exposure and positioning, schedules exams and properly instructs patients on preparations for exams and sets up and organizes rooms for any radiographic procedures.

Accountability

The Imaging/Radiologic Technologist reports directly to the Imaging Services Manager.

Special Demands

Mental:                        Astute communication skills with employees, physicians, visitors, patients/families and administration. Ability to adjust to job situations that involve many different people and projects, requiring some independent action and judgment.  Ability to problem solve and deal with diverse personalities.  Ability to work alone, make independent decisions, and adapt to emergency situations.  Maintain the confidentiality of patient information. Communicate both orally and in writing with peers, professional staff, and patients.  Must be sensitive to the needs of patients and co-workers.  Is able to recognize and provide quality service.

Physical:         Flexibility to work in continually changing conditions. Must have manual dexterity to operate equipment. Ability to lift and move patient with or without assistance and maneuver equipment greater than or equal to 20 pounds.  Agility is required for frequent changes in position. Visual and hearing acuity required to receive feedback and information from patients. Periods of stooping, standing, bending, moderate lifting, and generally oriented patient care is included in this position.

Qualifications

Education:       Graduate with ARRT Registry.  ARDMS Registry or Registry eligible preferred.

Experience:     CT and X-ray experience required, sonography experience preferred.  Willingness to cross-train in Ultrasound, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, and Mammography in the future.

Working Environment

Works in the Imaging Department as assigned.  Hours and shifts are variable and will include rotation of coverage for weekends, holidays, and on call.

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Apply to: Human Resources

By: As soon as possible

Contact Information
Michelle Pollart – Human Resources
Prowers Medical Center
401 Kendall Drive
Lamar, CO 81052
Email: michelle.pollart@prowersmedical.com
Phone: 719-336-7119
Fax: 719-336-8360

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Human Resources Department

401 Kendall Drive
Lamar, Colorado 81052
www.prowersmedical.com
email: michelle.pollart@prowersmedical.com

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