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RN Registered Nurse - Adult Psych (NIGHTS)

Company: Denver Health
Location: Denver
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Adult Psych UnitWe are a fast-paced unit serving acutely and chronically mentally ill patients. We pride ourselves on providing care to patients who display particularly difficult behaviors or who many have comorbid medical diagnoses that cannot be accommodated by other mental health facilities in Colorado. We serve those who are uninsured, underserved, and/or those who lack access to appropriate care. Our facility provides top-of-the-line care to all patient populations that will only serve the personal growth and nursing skill set development of those who join our team. Our staffing levels are exponentially above that of other facilities, as we operate on a direct-care nursing model (vs. a team-based model) that allows for safe and individualized care of patients. We also have an on-site security post to assist with staff and patient safety alike. Job SummaryUnder general supervision, the professional nurse adheres 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. Applies critical thinking, evidence-based practices and competence to collaborate with the health care team to promote excellence in healthcare consumer safety and quality outcomes. Utilizes the Theory of Human Caring and Caritas in daily practice. "Jean Watson, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN, Founder / Director, Watson Caring Science Institute."Knowledge, Skills & AbilitiesExperience: at least 1 year RN in a direct patient care setting. Education Associate's Degree (Required) 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. Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred. Experience: At least one-year RN experience in a direct patient care setting.Credentials Registered Nurse (Required) Active Registered Nurse (RN) License in the State of Colorado or a participating compact state. National board certification is a preference and encouraged for staff nurses.. Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) from American Heart Association (Required) American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider Certification/CPR. *Specialty certifications as required/recommended per unit.LocationDenver HealthShift NightsWork TypeFull time SalaryMinimum: 30.53Midpoint: 38.22Maximum: 45.87All 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, 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 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. 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 approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.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)."Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and 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."Required

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