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Denver Health Charge Nurse - Adolescent Psych (P/T) - NIGHTS in Denver, Colorado

Charge Nurse - Adolescent Psych (P/T) - NIGHTS (Job ID: 5799)Job SummaryUnder minimal supervision, performs supervisory functions over professionalnursing and support staff in an inpatient unit, specialty clinic, ortreatment program in various patient care settings. Under generalsupervision, adheres to the American Nurses Association (ANA) standardsof professional nursing and performance, and the ANA Code of Ethics(2015) to provide care to all patients. Applies critical thinking,evidence-based policies, procedures, guidelines and competence tocollaborate with the health care team to promote excellence in patient safetyand quality outcomes. Utilizes the Theory of Human Caring and Caritas in dailypractice. "Jean Watson, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN, Founder /Director, Watson CarinThis role is eligible for shift differential when the majority of the hoursworked fall in a night, weekend or evening shift.This role is eligible for the followings benefits:Medical InsuranceDental InsuranceVision InsuranceShort Term DisabilityLong Term DisabilityPaid Time Off401(a) Retirement Plan with Employer ContributionsAdoption Assistant ProgramTuition ReimbursementRTD ECO PassResponsibilities*Oversite of department/unit for assigned shift including adherence to policy*Delegation of duties amongst nursing and support staff*Preparation of daily staffing assignments*Oversite of patient care, admissions and discharges*Oversite of daily operations and escalation of communications*Mentoring*Evaluation and documentation of performance of nursing staff*Facilitate patient flow*Rounding for positive patient experience*Other duties as assigned per unit addendumKnowledge, Skills & Abilities*Adherence to Standards of Professional Nursing Practice/ Process /Performance [ANA Standards addendum- signed] and accrediting body standards.*Strong understanding and display of the principals of customer service as itapplies to patients, staff and the community*Ability to assist in identifying ways to promote quality patient-centric careand maintain Denver Health's high level of patient satisfaction. [NursingVision Statement]*Ability to work effectively in a team matrix environment. Ability tocommunicate clearly and effectively at all levels and in a cross functionalenvironment.*Ability to work closely with multidisciplinary staff, charge nurses,clinical nurse educator(s), and Nursing Managers, providers,,executive leadership to provide care to patients with respect to theiruniqueness using informed judgment, competence, individualqualifications, and collaboration with the health care team.*Ability to demonstrate an understanding of assessment findings as they relateto the disease process and continuum of care.*Supports compliance with national patient safety goals, accrediting agencystandards, and quality initiatives.*Evaluates practice in relation to professional standards, statues,regulations, hospital and departmental policies, standards of care, andregulatory*Promotes quality care by redefining priorities for care based on evaluationof healthcare consumer/family response or changing condition.Education* Bachelor's DegreeCredentials* Registered Nurse (Required) *American Heart Association (AHA) BasicLife Support for Health Care Provider Certification/CPR.*Active Registered Nurse (RN) License in the State of Colorado or aparticipating compact state.*National board certification is a preference and encouraged for staff nurses.**Specialty certifications as required or recommended per unit.*LocationMain Campus - Pavilion MShiftNightsWork TypePart timePay RangeMinimum: 32.88Midpoint: 41.11Maximum: 49.33All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employmentdrug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.Denver Health is an integrated, high-quality academic health care systemconsidered a model for the nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a555-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical responsesystem, 10 family hea

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