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RN Registered Nurse - 2B MICU

Company: Denver Health
Location: Denver
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

We are hiring Full-Time RNs for our Night shift in our Medical Intensive Care unit (MICU). Our 24-bed unit provides the highest quality care to very sick patients. Our goal is to give excellent care to all our patients and their loved ones.

Our Values:

  • Excellence - We are better every day.
  • Compassion - We care for everyone.
  • Relentlessness - We fight for everyone.
  • Stewardship - We use resources responsibly.
  • Learning - We educate the next generation.
Our mission is to:
  • Provide access to quality preventive, acute and chronic health care for all the citizens of Denver regardless of ability to pay
  • Provide life-saving emergency medicine and trauma services to Denver and the Rocky Mountain region
  • Fulfill public health functions as dictated by the Denver Charter and the needs of the citizens of Denver
  • Provide health education for patients
  • Participate in the education of the next generation of health care professionals, and
  • Engage in research, which enhances our ability to meet the health care needs of Denver Health system patients.

Job Summary

Under general supervision, the professional nurse adheres to the American Nurses Association (ANA) standards of professional nursing and performance, and the ANA Code of Ethics to provide care to all healthcare consumers. Applies critical thinking, evidence-based practices and competence to collaborate with the health care team to promote excellence in healthcare consumer 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 Institute."

*This position is available for additional differentials (shift diff, cert pay, & differential of select services.) Ask your recruiter or Hiring Manager for additional information.

Responsibilities

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Refer to ANA Scope and Standards of Practice.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Experience: at least 1 year RN in a direct patient care setting.

Education

• Associate's Degree (Required) 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 (Preferred)

Credentials

• Registered Nurse (Required) Active Registered Nurse (RN) License in the State of Colorado or a participating compact state. National board certification is a preference and encouraged for staff nurses. Active Registered Nurse (RN) License in the State of Colorado or a participating compact state. National board certification is a preference and encouraged for staff nurses.
• Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) from American Heart Association (Required) American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider Certification/CPR.

*Specialty certifications as required/recommended per unit. All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.

Location
Denver Health Medical Center

Shift
Nights

Work Type
Full time

RN Pay Range

Minimum: 29.90

Midpoint: 37.40

Maximum: 44.90

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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