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Registered Nurse Emergency Department Training Program - ED - Emergency Department

Company: Lutheran Medical Center
Location: Wheat Ridge
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse Emergency Department Training ProgramJob 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
* Unit/Location: Lutheran Medical Center Emergency Department, Denver, Colorado
* Additional Details: Shift differentials given for evenings, nights and weekends

Train for the RN Career of Your Dreams! Are you a Registered Nurse who is interested in advancing your career into a specialty of Emergency Department nursing or a new grad that did rotations in or a preceptorship in the ED unit and thought, "Yes, please!" , this program is for you.

* Application Deadline for our November cohort - October 11, 2023 - please attach a current resume and a letter of reference/recommendation when applying

* New Caregiver Start Date - November 6, 2023

* Internal Transfer Date - November 12, 2023

* Program Start - November 13, 2023

Here's How the Process Works

* This is a full-time, 12-week training program offering a mix of didactic learning and clinical preceptorship.

* You will be compensated for---training hours and will be benefit-eligible.

* The training program comes with a two-year commitment to SCL Health or financial payback.

* Interested candidates must apply prior to 11:59 PM MST on October 11, 2023 to be considered for the program.

Participating Hospitals:

* Good Samaritan Medical Center---- Lafayette, Colorado

* Lutheran Medical Center---- Wheat Ridge, Colorado

* Platte Valley Medical Center---- Brighton, Colorado

* Saint Joseph Hospital---- Denver, Colorado

* St Vincent Hospital - Billings, Montana

Benefits---are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, we've launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.

Your experience.

We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:

* ASN / ADN from an accredited program with the ability to obtain your BSN from an accredited program within four (4) years of hire unless you possess a minimum of fifteen (15) years of proven continuous Registered Nurse experience in an acute care setting

* Current Colorado RN license or compact license with the ability to obtain Colorado RN license

* Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association

* Ability and willingness to work all shifts - days, mids, and/or nights - dependent on departmental need

* Ability and willingness to work under stressful conditions with a high volume of patients

* Ability and willingness to learn in classroom and online settings as well as at the bedside in the clinical setting

* Ability and willingness to commit to the 12-week training period uninterrupted

* Ability and willingness to sign a commitment to two (2) years of full-time work in the department hired

Highly Preferred:

* At least one (1) year of RN experience, preferably in an acute care environment

Your next move.

Now that you know more about being an RN on our team we hope you'll join us. At SCL Health you'll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.

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

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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 Training Program - ED - Emergency Department, Healthcare , Wheat Ridge, Colorado

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