LPN Licensed Practical Nurse, Denver Correctional Facilities - PRN
Company: Denver Health
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Job Summary: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.Knowledge, Skills & 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 once IV certification is
- High school diploma or GED required.
- Completion of a nursing education program that satisfies the
licensing requirements of the Colorado State Board of Nursing for
Licensed Practical Nurse required.Experience: Typically, one year
directly related experience.Credentials:
- Active Licensed Practical Nurse License in the state of
Colorado or qualifying compact state required.
- IV Certification.
- Current Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider
Certification/CPR from American Heart Association or Red Cross
required.Location: Denver City and County JailsShift : 6am - 6:30pm
or 6pm - 6:30am.Work Type: Intermittent Pay Range:Minimum:
21.15Midpoint: 25.53Maximum: 30.24****Plus generous PRN
differential and shift differentials****All 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
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