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Registered Nurse Emergency Department - ED - Emergency Department

Company: Lutheran Medical Center
Location: Wheat Ridge
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse Emergency DepartmentJob Description:

The Registered Nurse (RN) is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care of patients. The staff RN utilizes the nursing process by use of technology, therapeutic intervention, evidence-based practice and coordination of care with other health team members.

Posting Specifics

* Benefits Eligible: Yes
* Shift Details: Full Time; Variable Shift
* Unit/Location: Emergency Department, Lutheran Medical Center, Denver, Colorado
* Additional Details: Shift differentials given for evenings, nights and weekends


Intermountain Healthcare offers a generous benefits package that contributes to the overall health and compensation of each caregiver.

* Various insurance options through Select Health, Intermountain's insurance company
* Onsite fitness centers and discounts to local gyms
* LiVe Well caregiver incentive program - up to $300 per year
* Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - including free counseling for caregivers and their immediate family
* Over 302,000 discount offers across 10,000 cities on everything from movie tickets, pizza and the zoo to car rentals and hotels
* Paid Time Off including but not limited to Parental Leave, Long and Short-Term Disability
* 401(k) with up to 6% employer contribution
* Up to $1,500 referral bonus
* Tuition Reimbursement
* Tuition Assistance through Peak - up to $5,200 per year paid to your school as you go

To learn about additional Intermountain benefits Click here


* Reviews and monitors therapy and treatment plans.
* Documents in accordance with hospital and regulatory guidelines.
* Uses resources as needed.
* Promotes mission, vision, and values of SCL Health, and abides by service behavior standards.
* Performs other duties as assigned.
* May be required to float to other departments (within scope of competency and qualifications) based on business need.
* May be required to be placed on-call during a regularly scheduled shift.

Minimum Qualifications


* Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing
* Current Colorado RN license
* A Registered Nurse with an AS DN degree must complete a BSN degree within four (4) years from the Registered Nurses date of hire unless the Registered Nurse has a minimum of fifteen (15) years of proven continuous Registered Nurse experience in an acute care setting.

BLS from American Heart Association


Bachelor's degree of Nursing is preferred

Physical Requirements:

Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.- and -Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.- and -Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.- and -Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.- and -Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).- and -May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.

Anticipated job posting close date:


Lutheran Medical Center

Work City:

Wheat Ridge

Work State:


Scheduled Weekly Hours:


The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

$37.17 - $56.06

We care about your well-being - mind, body, and spirit - which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.

Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers, and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers; and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Lutheran Medical Center, Denver , Registered Nurse Emergency Department - ED - Emergency Department, Healthcare , Wheat Ridge, Colorado

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