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RN Registered Nurse - Denver Sheriffs - PRN

Company: Denver Health
Location: Aurora
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary:

Denver Health strives to change the world by transforming the health of our patients and community.

As an RN at the Denver Sheriffs City and County Jails, you will join a team that has autonomy and independence in providing dignified care for a vulnerable population of approximately 2000, in a \"Triple Crown Accredited\"-CALEA, ACA, NCCHC center.

You will adhere 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. You will apply critical thinking, evidence-based practices and competence to collaborate with the health care team to promote excellence in healthcare consumer safety and quality outcomes.

We are the leader in standard of care for correctional facilities, and provide numerous growth opportunities in a collaborative environment.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Refer to ANA Scope and Standards of Practice.

Education:

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.

Experience:

At least one-year RN experience in a direct patient care setting preferred.

Credentials:

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.

American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider Certification/CPR required.

*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.

Forensic differential up to $5.00/hr plus shift and PRN differentials.

Location: Denver City and County Jails

12-hour shifts: 6am - 6:30pm, 6:00pm - 6:30am.

Work Type: Intermittent

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."

Keywords: Denver Health, Aurora , RN Registered Nurse - Denver Sheriffs - PRN, Healthcare , Aurora, Colorado

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