Banner Travel Registered Nurse - Emergency Dept. - Sterling, CO
Banner Staffing Service WR - Sterling, CO

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Travel Emergency Dept. Nurse is needed for a position at Sterling Regional Medical Center, Sterling, Colorado. Night shift with On-Call and weekend rotation. 12 hour shifts, 7pm to7:30am.

Start Date: April 1, 2013

About Banner Health Travelers
As a key resource for the success of our many exceptional facilities, we provide travelers with short-term assignments throughout the western United States. Three twelve-hour shifts per week offer plenty of time for you to discover the endless lifestyle options in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming. More than that, you’ll experience such professional advantages as:
  • 13-week assignments
  • Full time hours
  • Insurance benefits available
  • Housing provided, or stipend paid
  • Completion bonus
  • Travel allowance
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About Sterling Regional MedCenter
  • 36-bed acute care regional hospital serving northeastern Colorado with state-of-the-art technology and a team of outstanding professionals.
  • Since 1938, Sterling Regional MedCenter has served the health care needs of northeastern Colorado and the surrounding area, including parts of Wyoming, Nebraska, and Kansas.
  • The MedCenter is one of Logan County’s largest employers with approximately 300 employees and more than 20 physicians representing 10 specialties.
  • We’re proud to have been voted Best Employer in Northeastern Colorado three years in a row.


This position assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and documents nursing care of patients in accordance with organizational policies and in accordance with standards of professional nursing practice utilizing the framework for professional nursing practice and development. This position is accountable for the quality of nursing services delivered by self or others who are under their direction. This position utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skills necessary to assess data and plan, provide and evaluate care appropriate to the physical and developmental age of assigned patients.

Essential Functions
  • Assesses patient physical, psychological, social, spiritual, educational, developmental, cultural and discharge planning needs. Reviews patient history and physical with patient/family and assures completion within appropriate timeframe. Reviews available information obtained by other health care team members. Reviews diagnostics and laboratory data and reports abnormal results to the physician(s) and other appropriate caregivers. Completes assessment and reassessments according to patient need and as outlined in policy.
  • Formulates a plan of care, including the discharge plan, utilizing assessment data and patient, family and health team input. Initiates a plan of care based on patient-specific needs, assessment data and the medical plan of care. Goals for patient are realistic, measurable and developed in conjunction with the patient/family. Considers the physical, cultural, psychosocial, spiritual, age specific and educational needs of the patient in the plan of are. Plans care in collaboration with members of the multidisciplinary team. Reviews and revises the plan of care to reflect changing patient needs based on evaluation of the patient’s status.
  • Implements the plan of care through direct patient care, coordination, delegation and supervision of the activities of the health care team. Provides care based on physician orders and the nursing plan of care, in compliance with policies and procedures, standards of care, and regulatory agency requirements. Delegates appropriately, and provides nursing supervision in the provision of care to patients by other licensed nurses and other personnel. Promotes continuity of care by accurately and completely communicating to other caregivers the status of patients for whom care is provided.
  • Evaluates the patient's and family's response to care and teaching, and revises the plan of care as needed. Evaluates patient progress towards goals and expected outcomes in collaboration with other health care team members. Evaluates patient's response and the effectiveness of patient teaching.
  • Documents assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in the patient record. Documentation is legible, timely and in accordance with policy. Documentation reflects objective/subjective data, nursing interventions and patient’s response to treatment. Notes physician orders accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Provides care based on the best evidence available and may participate in research activities within clinical practice. Participates in unit or facility shared leadership. Interacts and participates in the education, role development, and orientation of facility personnel, patients, students, families and visitors. Promotes/supports growth of others through precepting and mentoring when appropriate.
  • Contributes to society through activities that lead to excellent patient outcomes through timely, effective, efficient, equitable, and safe care. Actively participates in the improvement of national nursing quality indicators and outcomes. Such activities may include participating in professional organizations.
Job Summary:

Minimum Qualifications
  • Must possess a current, valid Colorado RN license, or compact RN licensure
  • BLS certification is required.
  • ACLS
  • PALS or ENPC
  • TNCC
  • Experience in the emergency department of 5 years.
  • Must have current experience in the emergency dept.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. Professional certification preferred
  • RN Travel experience
  • ABLS
  • NRP