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RN Charge Nurse - Correctional Care

Company: Denver Health
Location: Denver
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

RN Charge Nurse - Correctional Care (Job ID: 10528)Job Summary:Under minimal supervision, performs supervisory functions over professional nursing and support staff in the Denver City Jail and Denver County Jail, which will include but is not limited to:* Oversite of department/unit for assigned shift including adherence to policy * Delegation of duties amongst nursing and support staff * Preparation of daily staffing assignments * Oversite of patient care, admissions and discharges * Oversite of daily operations and escalation of communications * Mentoring * Evaluation and documentation of performance of nursing staff * Facilitate patient flow * Rounding for positive patient experience

***Forensic differential up to $5.00/hr plus shift differentials***

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:* Adherence to Standards of Professional Nursing Practice/ Process / Performance [ANA Standards addendum- signed] and accrediting body standards. * Strong understanding and display of the principals of customer service as it applies to patients, staff and the community. * Ability to assist in identifying ways to promote quality patient-centric care and maintain Denver Health's high level of patient satisfaction.* Ability to work effectively in a team matrix environment. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels and in a cross functional environment. * Ability to work closely with multidisciplinary staff, charge nurses, clinical nurse educator(s), and Nursing Managers, providers, executive leadership to provide care to patients with respect to their uniqueness using informed judgment, competence, individual qualifications, and collaboration with the health care team. * Ability to demonstrate an understanding of assessment findings as they relate to the disease process and continuum of care. * Supports compliance with national patient safety goals, accrediting agency standards, and quality initiatives. * Evaluates practice in relation to professional standards, statues, regulations, hospital and departmental policies, standards of care, and regulatory. * Promotes quality care by redefining priorities for care based on evaluation of healthcare consumer/family response or changing condition.

Education: Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited nursing education program that satisfies the licensing requirements of the Colorado State Board of Nursing for Registered Nurses required.
Experience: Typically, a minimum of two (2) years of professional nursing experience in a patient care setting.

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) or Red Cross Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider Certification/CPR required.
Location: Denver City & County Jails

Shift: 3 12-hr shifts, 6am - 6:30pm

Work Type: Full time
Pay Range:Minimum: 44.71Maximum: 67.12Shift DifferentialsEvening: $2.45Night: $4.65Weekend: $2.20All 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."

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