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LPN Licensed Practical Nurse, Denver Correctional Facilities - PRN

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

Job Description:

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 received. Education:

  • 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 protected class.Required
      Job Industries
      • Customer Service

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