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ICU Nursing Director
We are pleased that you are exploring employment opportunities with Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center (AVRMC). AVRMC is located in La Junta, Colorado, just east of the Rocky Mountains. We provide a range of services and serve the Southeastern Region. We are looking for compassionate, ambitious, and talented professionals to join our team. We hope that you will join our mission to provide extraordinary care. Applicants may obtain an application through our website: All applications may be emailed to Thank you for your interest in AVRMC!

Job Summary:
- Responsible for direction of patient care activities.
- Manages staff in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Supports and empowers them to embrace the mission, vision, and value statement of the hospital.
- Provides management of operational and nursing activities.
- Consults staff, physicians, and Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) on nursing needs and interpretation of facility policies to ensure patient needs are being met.
- Maintains performance improvement activities with the department and participates in quality improvement activities.
- Maintains records pertinent to personnel and operations of the department. Prepares reports regarding services, i.e. utilization, performance improvement, outcome data, productivity, including long-term capital budget and short-term operational budget.
- Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other ancillary departments.
- Performs management activities including interviewing, hiring, evaluating, termination, Nursing Education (ED) Day completion and departmental staffing and scheduling.
- Develops, justifies, and maintains fiscal budget.
- Ensures timesheets are accurately completed as required, Kronos/WFR input and monitoring of attendance.

Skill/Educational Requirements:
- Unencumbered current Colorado Registered Nurse license.
- Current BLS certification.
- Current ACLS certification.
- Current PALS certification
- Minimum of 3 years' experience in acute care nursing.
- Minimum of 1 year experience in supervisory role.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package in a progressive environment.

- Medical, dental and vision benefits
- Life Insurance and short-term disability benefits
- Identity Theft benefits
-Accident, Critical Care, and Hospital Indemnity Insurance
-Employee Assistant Program through Cigna, New York Life and Principal
- 401K retirement plan options (immediately available), Employer-matching after 90 days of employment.
- Rewards and Recognitions
- Employee wellness programs
- Annual salary increase opportunity
- Cafeteria meal discount
- Generous paid time off
- Shift differentials

All applicants must visit our website at for an application and more information.

Additional Information
Position Type : Full Time
Shift : Day
Hourly Wage: $45.72 - $68.58 per/hour
Ref Code: 010001.001
Contact Information
Human Resources
1100 Carson Ave
La Junta, CO 81050
Phone: 719-383-6060
Fax: 719-383-6062

Click Here to fill out our official online application.


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