RN Registered Nurse - Denver CARES
Company: Denver Health
Posted on: September 16, 2021
Under general supervision , utilizes the nursing process to provide
care to all patients at Denver CARES with respect for their
uniqueness using informed judgement , individual competence and
qualifications and collaboration with the health care team
(Providers, Behavioral Health Care Techs, Addictions Counselors,
TRT ,EVS and Admission clerks ) . Assesses patients physical and
psychological conditions on an ongoing basis throughout the
continuum of care. Documents patient medical status in Epic during
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
•Adherence to Standards of Professional Nursing Practice/ Process /
Performance [ANA Standards] and accrediting body standards.
•Ensures 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.
•Employee has completed and met their clinical competency
•Ability to use medical equipment and instruments to administer
•Skilled in maintaining effective working relationship with
patients, employees, and the public.
•Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency
•Ability to interpret adapt and apply guidelines and procedures
•Ability to communicate clearly.
Computers and Technology:
•Microsoft Office Suite required.
•EPIC documentation preferred.
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.
At least one-year RN experience in a direct patient care
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.
Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) from American Heart Association or Red
All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept
current as a condition of continued employment.
Location: Denver CARES
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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