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.
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. Facility: Denver Sheriffs - New City Jail, 490 W. Colfax Ave
Area of Interest: Nursing
Shift Type: Night
Requisition ID: 47964
Employment Type: Full-Time
Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years
Education Required: Associates Degree
Certification/Licensure/Registrations Required: CO RN License, BLS/CPR from AHA