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Registered Nurse - Correctional Care Medical Facility (CCMF)

Company: Denver Health
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Are you someone who values making a positive impact on the health and life of those in need? Are you motivated to provide quality treatment to residents and visitors of the great city of Denver? If so, Denver Health is looking for you! We are looking for the best of the best to join our team. You are the heartbeat of our organization and your time will be spent in a collaborative environment with high quality resources and a leadership team committed to your success.Job Summary:Under general supervision, you will utilize the nursing process to provide care to all correctional care patients with respect for their uniqueness using informed judgment, individual competence and qualifications, and collaboration with the health care team. You will play an intricate role in assessing patient's physical and psychological conditions on an ongoing basis throughout the continuum of care. You will document patient's medical status upon admission and throughout the patient's course of treatment. We are committed to adhering to the American Nurses Association (ANA) standards of professional nursing and performance and the ANA Code of Ethics to provide care to all healthcare consumers. You will apply critical thinking, evidence-based practices and competence to collaborate with the health care team to promote excellence in healthcare consumer safety and quality outcomes. On a daily basis you will utilize the Theory of Human Caring and Caritas in order to ensure the complete safety of our patients.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:Please refer to ANA Scope and Standards of Practice.Education:

  • Completion of an accredited nursing education program that is accredited and satisfies the licensing requirements of the Colorado State Board of Nursing for Registered Nurses required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred. Experience:At least one-year RN experience in a direct patient care setting is required.Credentials:
    • Active Registered Nurse (RN) License in the State of Colorado or a participating compact state required.
    • National board certification is a preference and encouraged for staff nurses.
    • American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS & ACLS) for Health Care Provider Certification/CPR required.*Specialty certifications as required/recommended per unit* All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.Shift: Varies. Must work 4 weekend shifts per 4 week schedule.Pay Range:Minimum: 30.53Midpoint: 38.22Maximum: 45.87**Plus generous Forensic and Shift Differentials**Benefits include (but not limited to):
      • Medical Insurance
      • Dental Insurance
      • Vision Insurance
      • Short Term Disability
      • Long Term Disability
      • Paid Time Off
      • 401(a) Retirement Plan with Employer Contributions
      • Adoption Assistant Program
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • RTD ECO PassAll job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.Denver Health is an integrated, high-quality academic health care system considered a model for the nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 10 family health centers, 18 school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison and Safety, a Public Health department, an HMO and The Denver Health Foundation.As Colorado's primary, and essential, safety-net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided billions in uncompensated care for the uninsured. Denver Health is viewed as an Anchor Institution for the community, focusing on hiring and purchasing locally as applicable, serving as a pillar for community needs, and caring for more than 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.Located near 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).Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. As an EOE, Denver Health does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Keywords: Denver Health, Denver , Registered Nurse - Correctional Care Medical Facility (CCMF), Healthcare , Denver, Colorado

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