Company: Aspen Valley Hospital
Posted on: January 25, 2023
Embrace the adventure of a career at Aspen Valley Hospital.
Aspen Valley Hospital is a twenty-five-bed community hospital that
represents the best of two worlds - the warmth and friendliness of
a small town and the technical expertise of a major medical center.
Our award-winning hospital, nestled in the heart of Aspen, CO,
includes a team of more than 500 people dedicated to making a
difference for our patients, families, and community. Nationally we
are recognized for providing some of the most exceptional patient
care of any hospital across the country
This is a half-time position with full benefits. This position
REQUIRES a current Colorado RN License.
AVH requires COVID-19 Vaccination for all Staff.
The Whitcomb Terrace Clinical Resource Coordinator provides
hands-on and administrative clinical support to Whitcomb Terrace
director and staff, is a care provider and coordinator, and a
change agent and advocate for the clinical needs of Whitcomb
Terrace (WT). This position provides professional care in
accordance with known/accepted standards of practice and WT/AVH
policy, and sets the example for staff to follow in clinical
practices. This position works with the director, medical director,
and staff to identify expected and possible resident clinical
needs, outcomes, and interventions to achieve those outcomes,
working in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team,
including family members.
Primary Scope of Responsibilities:
Provides input to the Director on resident care needs; assists with
policy and procedure development/review and/or revision in relation
to clinical needs; and assists with and facilitates with day to day
resident care needs; and assists with clinical quality improvement
activities in the department.
Partners with the Director and Medical Director, and works within
state guidelines, to elevate the clinical knowledge and awareness
of the team, and promotes efficient and effective clinical practice
Works with the Director and Medical Director to create, implement,
and maintain clinical staff education to provide formal and
informal education, and serves as a mentor for the staff in
clinical care needs.
Works with Director and Medical Director to facilitate and
coordinate clinical care provided by the healthcare team in all
areas, utilizing evidence based practice. Communicates and
collaborates with other members of the team to promote best
Collaborates with the team to create and maintain residents' plan
of care needs and takes an active role in care coordination.
Assists the staff to provide individualized resident and family
education consistent with personal and specific resident clinical
Evaluates the effectiveness of care practices and assists the
director, medical director, and team with changing methodology, as
Adheres reliably to all accepted resident care and safety
Identifies and promotes new learning around changing clinical care
practices as needed.
Acts as a leader in clinical care awareness, and practices within
scope, professional expectations, and accepted assisted living
practices and standards.
Able to model and promote assisted living care standards of
person-centered care for residents.
Acts as an educator to others through training and development in
Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional
Assists director, medical director, and other staff to solve
problems relating to clinical care and needs in the department.
Assists in maintaining positive employee relations, and safe and
efficient resident care. Demonstrates a commitment to a healthy
work environment focused on professionalism and excellence.
Fully competent in the primary role; performs duties of personal
care provider as needed.
Assists director and medical director in pre-admission assessment
processes and procedures to determine applicants' appropriateness
Assists director, medical director, families, and staff regarding
clinical needs and procedures in relation to admission, transfer,
Creates, updates, audits, and maintains Medication Administration
Records (MARs) for all residents.
Works with medical director and director regarding staff training,
awareness, and needs in clinical areas.
Maintains and audits Standing Orders book for current
Works with pharmacies to order residents' medications weekly and as
needed per physician's order.
Works with medical director and other physicians to complete
bi-annual (and as needed) resident visits, reviews, and
Works with medical director regarding new medications, as well as
medication changes. Completes necessary transcriptions on the MAR,
and obtains needed signatures in accordance with procedure, updates
medication count sheet.
Creates, updates, and maintains appropriate care plans for all
residents. Performs ongoing resident assessments and problem
identification, plans care accordingly; implements and evaluates
plan of care so that problems are resolved.
Works with director and medical director to maintain protocols and
practices regarding COVID-19 procedures, processes, policies,
testing, results, and information.
Assists with policy and procedure development/review and/or
revision in relation to clinical needs.
Ability to concentrate and show attention to detail
Relatively high degree of analytical abilities
Strong interpersonal skills required
Ability to work independently
Proficiency in Microsoft word and excel
Current Colorado RN license.
Current certification in First Aid/CPR/AED, per state
Benefits & Compensation:
Hire-in rates of pay are based upon the relevance of years of
experience, education and certifications. Our talent acquisition
team will help you understand how your direct experience will be
Pay range for new hires: $29.02 - $37.75/hr
Our comprehensive benefits package includes generous paid time off,
health insurance within your first 30 days, and retirement, which
can be viewed here.
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