Nursing Apprentice- PRN/Intermittent- Float Pool
Company: Denver Health
Posted on: September 15, 2021
Under close supervision, assists professional nursing and care
providers in providing care to all patients with respect for their
uniqueness. Collaborates with the RN and healthcare team. Assists
with basic patient care and activities of daily living. Maintains
unit specific documentation as required. Orders, maintains and
utilizes supplies for the assigned unit. Demonstrates the
equivalent skills, competencies and professional development of the
Health Care Tech III (HCT III) as required by division.
The nursing apprentice adheres to the American Nurses Association
(ANA) standards of professional nursing and performance, and the
ANA Code of Ethics (2015) to provide care to all patients. Applies
critical thinking, evidence-based policies, procedures, guidelines
and competence to collaborate with the health care team to promote
excellence in patient safety and quality outcomes. Utilizes the
Theory of Human Caring and Caritas in daily practice. "Jean Watson,
PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN, Founder / Director, Watson Caring Science
Upon passing the NCLEX and license verification, the nurse will
advance as Graduate Nurse Resident and can function independently
as a Registered Nurse as outlined in the job description.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
• Ability to ensure confidentiality of patient information by
creating and maintaining a secure and trusting environment by not
sharing information learned on the job, except when necessary in
the performance of the job responsibilities or to improve a
• Ability to ensure all duties, responsibilities and competencies
are conducted in a manner that is effective and appropriate to
patients/clients to who care/service is being provided.
• Demonstrates knowledge and applicability of the principles of
growth and development over the life span, as well as demonstrating
the ability to assess data reflecting the patient's status and
interpreting appropriate cultural information of the patient(s) to
whom care/ services is being delivered/provided.
• Ability to complete and maintain clinical competency
• Bachelor's degree in Nursing required. Must be on track to
graduate within 6 months of start date or have graduated.
• Health information management experience
Location: Main Hospital
- Must successfully pass the NCLEX registered nurse exam within 6
months of start date or expiration of Temporary - Registered Nurse
- Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) from American Heart Association
Work Type: Intermittent
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, 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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