Denver Health RN Registered Nurse - Surgical ICU (PRN/Intermittent) in Denver, Colorado
RN Registered Nurse - Surgical ICU (PRN/Intermittent) (Job ID: 3111)Job Summary:Under general supervision, the professional nurse adheres to the AmericanNurses Association (ANA) standards of professional nursing andperformance, and the ANA Code of Ethics to provide care to all healthcareconsumers. Applies critical thinking, evidence-based practices andcompetence to collaborate with the health care team to promote excellence inhealthcare consumer safety and quality outcomes. Utilizes the Theory of HumanCaring and Caritas in daily practice. "Jean Watson, PhD, RN, AHN-BC,FAAN, Founder / Director, Watson Caring Science Institute."Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Refer to ANA Scope and Standards of Practice.Education:Completion of a nursing education program that is accredited and satisfies thelicensing requirements of the Colorado State Board of Nursing for RegisteredNurses.Associate's Degree required.Bachelors of Science (BSN) preferred.Copies of highest appropriate education obtained needed for Joint Commissionstandards.Experience:At least one year experience in direct patient care setting.Certificate/License/Registration:American Hear Association (AHA) Basic Life Support for Health CareProvider Certification/CPR.Active Registered Nurse (RN) License in the State of Colorado or aparticipating COMPACT state. *Specialty certifications as required/recommended per unit. AllCertifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as acondition of continued employment.All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employmentdrug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.Denver Healthis an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic healthcare system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Healthsystem includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bedacute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical responsesystem, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, theRocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public HealthDepartment, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is amission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in carefor the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader inperformance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, inpart, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles inhealthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, servingapproximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes awayfrom many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equalopportunity employer (EOE)."""Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employmentopportunities to all applicantsand employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does notdiscriminate against any employee orapplicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, nationalorigin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity,status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, stateor local protected class."