Denver Health RN Charge Nurse Denver Sheriffs in Denver, Colorado

Job Summary Under minimal supervision, performs supervisory functions over professional nursing and support staff in a Correctional setting. Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the nursing care of the departmental patients. Provides clinical support and acts as a resource to nursing staff in order to provide optimal patient care. Plans staffing to provide adequate coverage at all times. Minimum Qualifications Education: Completion of a nursing education program that satisfies the licensing requirements of the Colorado State Board of Nursing for Registered Nurses. BSN preferred. Experience: Typically two years of professional nursing experience. Previous supervisory experience preferred. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of techniques, methods and competencies of clinical nursing practices. Knowledge of safety principles and infection control in the patient care environment. Knowledge of standards, policies and procedures of Denver Health and the Denver Sheriff Health Services as they pertain to nursing. Skill to properly use medical instruments and laboratory equipment. Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form. Ability to contribute to the development of nursing staff by identifying learning needs and assisting with those needs. Ability to ensure continuity of patient care by planning staff assignments, providing direct patient care and evaluating patient outcome. Ability to apply nursing principles, practices and techniques. Ability to assess patients needs and coordinate proper nursing care. Ability to respond appropriately to emergency situations. Ability to immediately and independently address issues/problems as they occur with patients, staff and visitors and escalate appropriately. Ability to use computers and computer systems. Bilingual skills preferred. Certificate/License/Registration: Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider Certification/CPR. Active Registered Nurse (RN) License in the State of Colorado or a participating compact state. *Specialty certifications as required/recommended per unit. *Advanced Cardiac Life Support/ACLS. Certified Correctional Health Professional/CCHP preferred. All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment. Facility: Denver Sheriffs - New City Jail, 490 W. Colfax Ave

Area of Interest: Nursing

Shift Type: Night

Requisition ID: 47964


Employment Type: Full-Time

Minimum: $30.66

Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years

Mid-point: $39.38

Education Required: Associates Degree

Maximum: $48.09

Certification/Licensure/Registrations Required: CO RN License, BLS/CPR from AHA