Peak Vista Care Team Nurse- RN in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Title:Care Team Nurse- RN
Department Location:Multiple locations
Category:Nursing / Allied Health / Clinical Support
Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a nonprofit health care organization whose mission is to provide exceptional health care to people facing access barriers through clinical programs and education. We provide integrated health care services to include medical, dental and behavioral health throughout 24 outpatient health centers within El Paso, Teller, Lincoln, Adams, Elbert and Kit Carson counties. We deliver care with our strong “Hospitality” culture. Our organization has over 800 employees and serves more than 89,000 patients annually in the Pikes Peak and East Central regions of Colorado. Peak Vista is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC).
Compensation (Pay): $27.39 to $39.43/hourly, based on experience. A $5000 sign on bonus will be paid in the following manner: $1250 payout upon 30 days of employment, $1250 payout upon 90 days of employment, $1250 payout upon 6 months of employment, and $1250 payout after 9 months of employment*. *Current employees are not eligible for the sign on bonus. Loyalty Bonus - $5000 upon 1 year of service and then a $1250 payout for every additional 3 months worked. This applies to only FT employees. The amount will be prorated for PT employees.
Summary of Benefits:
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, LTD
403(b) Retirement with Company Match
Paid Time Off
Employee Assistance Program
Job Summary: The Care Team Nurse functions as a liaison between the patient and members of the Care Team in a joint effort to optimize the patients’ health status and quality of life. The Care Team Nurse will perform routine and emergent nursing functions pertinent to efficient, ambulatory patient care, while following the guidelines set forth by the Colorado Nurse Practice Act
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Participates as part of the interdisciplinary team to provide patients with appropriate services and ensures coordination of these services through the nursing process, to include assessment, planning, facilitation, complex focused care coordination, evaluation, advocacy and comprehensive care plan development to meet a patient’s complex needs.
Functions within interdisciplinary team to support team-based care in assigned clinic, as well as other clinic locations.
Assess high risk and rising risk patients consistent with the current Policies & Procedures for Care Management.
Assess and triage per protocol for the appropriate level of care based on comprehensive risk assessment including diagnosis, clinical judgment, and outcome goals.
Identify and link patients to available resources, social support systems, family support, etc.
Provides education to patients, families, care-givers.
Encourages engagement and self-management of patients with regards to their own health
Provides outreach to individuals, patients who are inactive in their healthcare, as well as the community.
Provides in-reach to patients who are presently inactive in their healthcare.
Facilitates access to quality and cost-effective care
Provides outreach to individuals as well as the community.
Demonstrates an ability to utilize technology to include, but not be limited to, the Electronic Health Records, state registries, Health Information Exchange.
Maintains documentation of all interactions accurately and completely, implementing appropriate protocols for patients’ charts and billing practices
Understands the immunization schedule and is able to support clinic staff and patients.
Assists in the support of organizational clinic training needs for all clinical staff as assigned.
Routinely attends trainings and meetings as recommended and required.
Routinely participates in peer review, audits and chart audits as assigned.
May be assigned to participate in precepting and training staff and students.
Promotes and demonstrates the mission, vision, and Core Values of Peak Vista.
Develops and maintains good working relationships with all departments, the management team, medical staff, and leadership.
Embraces cultural diversity amongst ourselves and our community.
Responsible for the human, financial, and material resources as well as data and information entrusted to us.
Strives to deliver the best outcomes and highest quality service.
D emonstrates knowledge of and adherence to the Compliance Plan and conflict of interest requirements.
Enhances the effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity of the department by contributing to and participating in departmental performance improvement goals.
Other duties may be assigned
Supervision Exercised: None
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Spanish bilingual preferred.
Education/Experience: Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program required; BSN preferred.
Certificates & Licenses: Certificates and Licenses: Current Colorado RN License, Current CPR (BCLS) certification. Valid Colorado driver’s license and proof of insurance. Must meet and maintain driver criteria as prescribed by Peak Vista’s insurance underwriter.
Work Experience: Two years' experience in case management and clinical nursing preferred.
*Successful candidates will complete pre-employment screening; which includes, but is not limited to a Criminal Background check. Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a drug and alcohol free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.
**PVCHC participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. E-Verify is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee’s I-9 to data from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration Records. To learn more, visit: everify.com
In order to protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients, and communities we serve, Peak Vista Community Health Centers (PVCHC) now requires all employees to provide proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 or apply for and be granted a medical and/or religious exemption. For more information on PVCHC’s response to COVID-19, please visit our website at https://www.peakvista.org/.