Registered Nurse Orthopedics
Company: SCL Health
Posted on: January 17, 2020
You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as an
Orthopedic Registered Nurse.
Your compassion is tangible: patients feel it in the hand they
hold. Families feel it in your prayers. Colleagues feel it in your
You know how to stay organized and move fast. You thrive in
fast-paced environments and enjoy assisting patients in their
post-surgical rehabilitation process.
Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something
even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be
strong, the right team is invincible.
Our Orthopedic unit is a fast-paced unit where our RNs are skilled
in the treatment of joint pain affecting the knee, hip, shoulder,
ankle and wrist. We treat back pain and orthopedic conditions,
- Arthritis osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis
- Carpal tunnel
- Fractures, sprains and strains
- Sports injuries
- Torn cartilage, ligaments and tendons
- Traumatic injuries
We always focus on putting our patients first, which is evident
through our hourly rounding, bedside reports, and manageable
nurse-to-patient ratios. We are proud to be an accredited Chest
Pain Center, a Primary Stroke Center, and a private teaching
Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based,
nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered
care. Our 365-bed facility is one of the top-ranked hospitals in
Denver, and has been awarded the highest national recognition
possible for nursing excellence Magnet designation by the ANCC. We
are proud to extend the mission of SCL Health by providing care for
the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Our deep
community roots date back to 1873, making us one of the oldest
hospitals in Colorado.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your
family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision
coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it
encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve
launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health.
Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools,
tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also
offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well
honor each others dignity and surpass the standards we set. Well
encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity.
Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and
high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of
spirituality in healing.
Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to
As an Ortho RN you need to know how to:
- Recognize and address patients psychological and physical
- Foster continuity and quality of care with the best interest
and well-being of patients and their families in mind
- Assess a patients medical status upon admission
- Assist in developing individualized treatment plans
- Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation
- Oversee care delivered by LPNs and/or CNAs
- Participate in clinical team conferences
- Continually expand your knowledge
- Help improve our facility and safety programs
- Follow hospital, regulatory and professional guidelines,
policies and procedures
- Communicate compassionately and effectively
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which
is why we require:
- ASN / ADN from an accredited program with the ability to obtain
your BSN from an accredited program within four (4) years of hire
unless you possess a minimum of fifteen (15) years of proven
continuous Registered Nurse experience in an acute care setting,
- Current Colorado RN license or compact license with the ability
to obtain Colorado RN license, required
- Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart
- At least one (1) year of nursing experience in a comparable
acute care setting, highly preferred
Are you a New Grad RN? Saint Joseph Hospital offers new graduate
residency programs to help provide you with additional support as
you begin your nursing career with us. Check out our New Grad
Featured Job section of our careers website to keep informed on
which programs are currently accepting applications.
Your next move.
Now that you know more about being an Ortho RN on our team we hope
youll join us. At SCL Health reaffirm every day how much you love
this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.
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