The Job: Provide transitional care nursing support to Clinical Improvement Department. Priorities are activities that promote continuous compliance and improvement activities to meet Medicare and Medicaid Conditions of Participation, Joint Commission Accreditation Standards, and others as needed to obtain or maintain hospital accreditation or certifications.
Colorado West HealthCare System participates in Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), and is deemed in compliance with those Conditions of Participation through its successful accredited status from the Joint Commission. CWHS is committed to the provision of quality health care to the community it serves, and is accountable to collect and submit data from which the organization is measured. Further, CWHS is committed to a continuous monitoring of the quality of care provided, and collects, analyzes, and presents data to the board and medical staff, providing actionable information from which to assess clinical competence and quality outcomes.
Work Schedule: Full-Time
Location: Community Hospital
Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to thoroughly plan for safe discharge of complex patients.
Discharge teaching, including disease teaching, self-care, lifestyle changes, needed medical equipment (such as oxygen, incentive spirometry) and medication reconciliation/education.
Schedules primary care provider (PCP) appointment for patient before discharge. If the patient has no PCP, the TCRN works with case management to arrange follow-up, or helps patient to fill out application for PCP.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
Five (5) years of healthcare organization experience.
Current working knowledge of Rules/Regulations CMS (CoPs), ORYX Core Measures, and accreditation bodies.
Internal Number: 1
About Community Hospital
ABOUT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL:
Community Hospital in Grand Junction, Colorado, is a full-service, acute-care hospital licensed for 60 beds. As part of the Colorado West Healthcare System, we offer full outpatient diagnostic services and inpatient care for the Western Slope region of Colorado, and eastern Utah. Community Hospital brings together expert staff and world-class technology in a healing, family-centered environment. We provide a full range of medical services, including inpatient and outpatient surgery and emergency care.
We pride ourselves on delivering personalized care to our patients, and in working closely with our medical-care providers in treating the whole person. This approach has resonated with our patients, and we are growing to meet our community’s demand. Our NEW four-story, 140,000 square foot, hospital opened Thursday, March 17th, 2016!
WHERE WE LIVE:
Grand Junction is located in beautiful Western Colorado and is the largest city in between Denver and Salt Lake City. Grand Junction is an outdoor lover’s paradise with hundreds of miles of mountain biking and hiking right out your front door. There is fantastic winter and summer activities including skiin...g, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, camping, and hiking. Enjoy the numerous lakes and rivers that supply abundant opportunities for boating, rafting, paddle boarding, and fishing. Avoid the traffic with close access to world class skiing in Aspen, Telluride, Vail, and Crested Butte. Come and tour one of the valley's 24 unique wineries and explore downtown Main Street with unique shops and delicious cafes and restaurants. Journey through the awe-inspiring Colorado National Monument or catch an event at Colorado Mesa University or a Grand Junction Rockies baseball game. Your activity options are endless in Western Colorado!