To us, it's about living life to the fullest while serving our patients, teammates, neighbors and friends. We are dedicated and passionate in everything we do, seeking challenge and appreciating the routes that got us here. Whether our path is clinical or not, we all came to find balance and meaning in our lives within the work we are passionate about and the adventures we live.Vail Health has become the world's most advanced mountain healthcare system. Our updated 520,000-square-foot hospital opened in December 2020. This state-of-the-art facility provides exceptional care to all of our patients, with the most beautiful views in the area, located centrally in Vail. Some roles may be based outside of our Colorado office (as stated in the Job Title). Roles based outside of our primary office can sit in any of the following states: AZ, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, KS, MA, MD, MI, MN, NC, NJ, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WI. Please only apply if you are able to live and work primarily in one of the states listed above. State locations and specifics are subject to change as our hiring requirements shift.POSITION PURPOSE: The Nurse Resident under the supervision of the program coordinator and unit manager/director and in collaboration with his/her educator and preceptors will be responsible for the provision of nursing care to assigned patients in accordance with current standards of care.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 1. Demonstrates accountability for and commitment to professional nursing practice through participation in the nurse residency program activities.2. Consistently meets the necessary performance expectations associated with the residency curriculum to ensure successful completion of the residency program.3. Engages with Transition to Practice Coordinator, department leadership, educators, preceptors, co-workers, and other nurse residents to ensure effective learning and professional growth that leads to a successful transition into independent practice.4. Demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process as it relates to patients and families.5. Collaborates with healthcare team members, patients and their families in the provision of care.6. Delegates to and provides direct supervision to other healthcare team members as appropriate in the implementation of the plan of care.7. Acts as an advocate for patients and their families.8. Practices within accepted ethical and legal parameters of nursing.9. Adheres to hospital and department compliance policies, and any and all applicable laws and regulations.10. Delivers excellent service by utilizing Relationship-Based Care to advocate for safety, patient preferences, and optimal communication through partnering with patients and families.11. Role models the principles of a Just Culture and models Vail Health Values at all times.12. Performs other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Experience:N/ALicense(s):Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Colorado.Certification(s):Basic Life Support (BLS) Computer / Typing:Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.Education:Graduated with a Baccalaureate Degree or an Associate Degree from an accredited nursing program within the year prior to the time of application.Pay is based upon relevant education and experience. Pay Range:$36—$36 USD Benefits at Vail Health Competitive Wages & Family Benefits: Competitive wagesParental leave (4 weeks paid)Housing programsChildcare reimbursement Comprehensive Health Benefits: MedicalDental VisionEducational Programs: Tuition Assistance Existing Student Loan RepaymentSpecialty Certification ReimbursementAnnual Supplemental Educational FundsPaid Time Off: Roughly five weeks in your first year of employment and continues to grow each year.Retirement & Supplemental Insurance: 403(b) Retirement plan with immediate matching Life insuranceShort and long-term disabilityRecreation Benefits, Wellness & More: $1,000 annual wellbeing reimbursementRecreation discountsPet insurance
Vail Health, formerly Vail Valley Medical Center, is a nonprofit community health care system serving patients and guests from around the world. Locally operated and governed by a volunteer board of directors, Vail Health includes a 56-bed hospital, accredited by the Joint Commission. Our 24/7 emergency department in Vail is a Level III Trauma Center with a nearby helipad for necessary medical transports. Vail Health provides a wide array of services and access points including Beaver Creek Medical Center, urgent care clinics in Avon and Gypsum, our Edwards medical campus, Eagle Healthcare Center and a multispecialty clinic in Frisco. Howard Head Sports Medicine offers physical therapy services at 10 locations and works closely with our internationally renowned orthopaedic partners at The Steadman Clinic and Vail-Summit Orthopaedics. In addition, Vail Health's Shaw Cancer Center and Sonnenalp Breast Center are the region’s only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive breast center. The Vail Clinic, which was founded in 1965, officially became “Vail Valley Medical Center” in 1980, its first year as a full-service hospital. At that time, we had one primary locatio...n and 25 physicians. Today, Vail Health has locations in nine towns, nearly 1,000 employees, 260 physician partners and 85 volunteers. Vail Health is an equal-opportunity employer. The hospital is handicap accessible and adheres to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Smoking is prohibited in our facilities. This includes e-cigarettes.