LPN - Denver Sheriffs
Denver Health - Denver, CO

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Under close supervision of an RN or Charge Nurse, provides direct patient care in accordance with established plans. Assists RNs and Care Providers with procedures, medication administration, phlebotomy, and limited laboratory procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Completion of a nursing education program that satisfies the licensing requirements of the Colorado State Board of Nursing for Licensed Practical Nurse with IV certification. Experience: Typically, one year directly related experience. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of appropriate charting procedures. Interpersonal communication skills to communicate with hospital staff and diverse patient population. Clerical skills. Ability to assist patient with personal hygiene. Ability to transport patients, specimens and supplies to and from various areas as necessary. Knowledge of IV introduction. Ability to monitor IVs on assigned patients. Certifications and Licenses: Current Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider Certification/CPR. Active Licensed Practical Nurse License in the state of Colorado or qualifying compact state. IV Certification (for Acute Care and Denver Sheriff Units).

Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 500-bed acute care medical center, Denver’s 911 emergency medical response system, eight family health centers, 13 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, an off-site 100 bed non-medical detoxification unit and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $4 billion in care for the uninsured since 1991. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving thirty percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 160,000 individuals and 40% of Denver’s children.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).