Under general supervision, utilizes the nursing process to provide care to all patients with respect for their uniqueness using informed judgment, individual competence and qualifications, and collaboration with the health care team. Assesses patient’s physical and psychological condition on an ongoing basis throughout the continuum of care. Documents patient’s medical status upon admission and throughout the patient’s course of treatment.
Education: Completion of a nursing education program that satisfies the licensing requirements of the Colorado State Board of Nursing for Registered Nurses. BSN preferred.
Experience: Typically, one year experience in a patient care setting. New graduates will be considered.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of techniques, methods and competencies of clinical
nursing practices. Knowledge of safety principles and infection control in the patient care
environment. Knowledge of standards, policies and procedures of Denver Health as they pertain to
nursing. Skill to properly use medical instruments and laboratory equipment. Ability to communicate
effectively in both written and verbal form. Ability to apply nursing principles, practices and
techniques. Ability to asses patients’ needs and coordinate proper nursing care. Ability to respond
appropriately to emergency situations. ability to apply nursing principles, practices and techniques.
Ability to exercise initiative and judgment in selecting proper treatment. Ability to use computers and
computer systems. Bilingual skills preferred.
Certificate/License/Registration: Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider Certification/CPR.
Active Registered Nurse (RN) License in the State of Colorado or a participating compact state.
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.
- Specialty certifications as required/recommended per unit.
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).
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