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RN Registered Nurse Float

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

Job Description:

Job SummaryUnder general supervision, floats to all patient areas according to scope of practice according to the DH floating guidelines. First to float to a different unit as the staffing needs of the hospital change. Utilizes the nursing process to provide care to all patients with respect for their uniqueness using informed judgment, individual competence and qualifications. Assesses patient's physical and psychological condition on an ongoing basis throughout the continuum of care. Documents patient's medical status upon admission and throughout the patient's course of treatment. * Required to fulfill weekend/holiday/"hard to staff days" commitment per departmental policy. Schedules will be posted in advance but unit assignments will be given on a day-to-day basis.ResponsibilitiesKnowledge, Skills & AbilitiesEducation 1. Completion of a nursing education program that satisfies the licensing requirements of the Colorado State Board of Nursing for Registered Nurses required. 2. BSN preferred. Experience 1. Two years experience in a patient care setting required. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 1. Knowledge of techniques, methods, and competencies of clinical nursing practices. 2. Knowledge of safety principles and infection control in the patient care environment. 3. Knowledge of standards, policies, and procedures of Denver Health as they pertain to nursing. 4. Skill to properly use medical instruments and laboratory equipment. 5. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in written form. 6. Ability to apply nursing principles, practices, and techniques. 7. Ability to assess patients' needs and coordinate proper nursing care; exercising initiative and judgment in selecting proper treatment. 8. Ability to respond appropriately to emergency situations. 9. Ability to use computers and applications. 10. Bilingual skills preferred. Computers and Technology 1. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite Certificates, Licenses and Registration 1. Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider Certification/CPR required. 2. Active Registered Nurse (RN) License in the State of Colorado or participating compact state required. 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 required.
  • Bachelor's DegreeExperience
    • Two years experience in a patient care setting required.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. 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. All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment. American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider Certification/CPR. *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.LocationConversionShiftWork TypeIntermittent Pay RangeMinimum: 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, 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
        Preferred
        Job Industries
        • Customer Service

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