Welcome to Centura Health:Welcome to Centura Health - the largest health ecosystem in Colorado and Kansas. Welcome to living your mission among thousands of people on fire to live theirs too. Welcome to options and possibility where you can chart the direction and flow of your career. Welcome to the freedom to believe in what you believe, and welcome to a family guided by shared values and a commitment to extending the healing ministry of Christ. Welcome to extremely important industry challenges and opportunities to solve complex problems. Welcome to highly intelligent teams and overflowing community. And welcome to wholeness of mind, body and spirit. Welcome to Centura Health. Flourishing Begins Here:Performs direct observation of the patient to maintain safety. Utilizes specialized training, de-escalation techniques and other interventions as applicable to create a therapeutic and calming environment for patients. Communicates patient mental and/or physical status changes to the primary Registered Nurse and/or Nurse Leader. Assumes personal accountability for organizational mission and core valuesWhat You Bring/Job Requirements:In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:* HS/GED* BLS from the American Heart Association - Preferred* Healthcare experience, mental health, human services or related, and/or current student clinical placement, preferred.* Knowledge of medical terminology, preferred.* Knowledge of therapeutic interventions. Ability to observe changes in patient behavior, deescalate aggressive or agitated behavior, and anticipate need for further intervention.* Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English.* Basic computer skillsYour Connected Community:St. Thomas More Hospital, a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital, is the cornerstone of health care services for Fremont County and surrounding southern Colorado communities. St. Thomas More offers 24hour emergency and trauma services; inpatient acute care; intensive care; labor, delivery, and nursery care; multi-modal diagnostic imaging; inpatient and outpatient surgical services; rehabilitation services; cardiopulmonary rehab and diagnostics; sleep studies; an infusion center; wound care; and a community blood bank. We are on a mission to provide high quality care with zero harm to patients and associates. We are a high reliability organization with positive patient outcomes. Our board-certified physicians specialize in emergency medicine, internal medicine, urology, bariatric services, obstetrics/gynecology services, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, and osteopathic treatment.Associates of St. Thomas More enjoy the camaraderie of a close-knit community hospital, the relaxed feel of small-town life and an affordable cost of living in a town rich in culture and historic architecture. Located about 50 miles from Colorado Springs at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and the mouth of understand each patient's plan of care. Locals and visitors alike enjoy this area for some of the state's best hiking, wildlife, rafting, camping, fishing, climbing, and mountain biking. We believe in cultivating our nurses from within and providing them with whatever experience and opportunities to partake in scholarship offerings. Many of our physicians enjoy teaching and take the time to ensure all team members understand each patient's plan of care.We look for candidates that have creative problem-solving skills, strong clinical skills, positive attitudes, are team focused, introspective, flexible, value teamwork, and have a patient centered attitude. Our clinical associates, once settled in their home department, cross train to at least one other specialty. We expect our associates to contribute to problem identification and creative solutions to encourage excellent clinical care and an excellent patient experience. We are all one team with a common goal of providing excellent patient care. Pay Range:$18.00 - $18.02 / hourCaring for Your Whole Well Being:At Centura, we offer incredible benefits that impact mind, body, and spirit to eligible associates. Our total rewards are designed with your well-being in mind and include Health Insurance Plan Options, Dental, Vision, 401K with generous matching, a Daycare FSA that includes a company contribution, Tuition Reimbursement, Student Loan Forgiveness and so much more! You can find a comprehensive list of our benefits [HERE.](https://centura.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=447276&hashed=-1090637925)
As the largest health care system in Colorado and western Kansas, working at Centura Health is more than a job. You and your colleagues will be connected in service and spirit, delivering on a promise to provide high-quality health care that is accessible, enabling and dedicated to healing the whole person. •With 17 hospitals and 250+ provider locations spanning Colorado and western Kansas, Centura Health is the largest health care system in the area. We are powered by incredible 6,000+ physicians and 21,000 best hearts & minds in health care on a mission to build flourishing communities & whole person care.