We are recruiting for a Nursing New Grad(RN)-Denver CARES Detox to join our team!
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Denver CARES - Detox
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 patients. Applies critical thinking, evidence-based policies, procedures, guidelines and competence to collaborate with the health care team to promote excellence in patient 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"
We understand the support needed for a new nurse to be successful. With this in mind, we offer a 12-month Nurse Residency Program that provides monthly education classes and hands-on clinical experiences, designed to ease the transition from student to practicing professional nurse. Our program builds on the knowledge and skills acquired in nursing education programs.
Learn and execute all job functions as performed by a fully credentialled RN (50%)
Monitor, record and report symptoms and changes in patient's condition and vital signs (5%)
Develop and modify patient care plans as indicated by patient's responses and conditions (5%)
Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patient's responses and conditions (5%)
Consult and coordinate with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care (5%)
Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity (5%)
Prepare patients for, and assist with examinations and treatments (5%)
Assess the needs of individuals, families and/or communities to identify potential health or safety problems (5%)
Instruct individuals and families on health education and disease prevention and after care (5%)
Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent or disabled patients (5%)
Medication administration, documentation and reassessment (5%)
High School Diploma or GED Required
RN-Registered Nurse - DORA - Department of Regulatory Agencies Required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
This program is offered those with no previous RN experience.
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 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 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 use computers and computer systems. Bilingual skills preferred.
Microsoft Office Suite required.
EPIC documentation preferred.
Starting base pay is $29.05, increasing to $29.80 after 6 months from start date, and $30.53 after 12 months.
Shared leadership and advancement opportunity
Immediate retirement plan matching
Professional clinical advancement program
Participation in evidence-based projects
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer
National Health Service Corps (NHCS) and Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC) eligible employer
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, high-quality academic health care system considered a model for the nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 10 family health centers, 19 school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Safety, a Public Health Institute, an HMO and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary, and essential, safety-net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided billions in uncompensated care for the uninsured. Denver Health is viewed as an Anchor Institution for the community, focusing on hiring and purchasing locally as applicable, serving as a pillar for community needs, and caring for more than 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located near 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).
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation's leaders in medicine.Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer At Denver Health we pride ourselves on our commitment to diversity. Equal opportunity is a fundamental principle of Denver Health. As an equal opportunity employer, Denver Health is committed to recruit, hire, promote and administer all human resource actions in a non-discriminatory manner. Denver Health is committed to providing equal opportunities in all business practices and to all persons regardless of age, race, color, national origin, genetic information, religion, sex, pregnancy, disab...ility, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or veteran status (collectively “protected status”). Denver Health strives to maintain a work environment that is free from unlawful harassment and discrimination and will not tolerate any such conduct by employees or directed at employees within the scope of their employment. Read the full Human Resources Employee Principles and Practices policy.