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Denver Health Registered Nurse RN (Intermittent/PRN) - 4C Med/Surg in Denver, Colorado

Registered Nurse RN (Intermittent/PRN) - 4C Med/Surg (Job ID: 5742)Job SummaryUnder general supervision, the professional nurse adheres to the AmericanNurses Association (ANA) standards of professional nursing andperformance, and the ANA Code of Ethics to provide care to all healthcareconsumers. Applies critical thinking, evidence-based practices andcompetence to collaborate with the health care team to promote excellence inhealthcare consumer safety and quality outcomes. Utilizes the Theory of HumanCaring and Caritas in daily practice. "Jean Watson, PhD, RN, AHN-BC,FAAN, Founder / Director, Watson Caring Science Institute."This role is eligible for PRN/Intermittent differential.This role is eligible for shift differential when the majority of the hoursworked fall in a night, weekend or evening shift.Responsibilities*Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records*Monitor, record and report symptoms and changes in patient's conditionand vital signs*Develop and modify patient care plans as indicated by patient's responsesand conditions*Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patient's responses andconditions*Consult and coordinate with health care team members to assess, plan,implement and evaluate patient care*Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity*Direct and supervise less skilled nursing/health care personnel*Prepare patients for, and assist with examinations and treatments*Assess the needs of individuals, families and/or communities to identifypotential health or safety problems*Instruct individuals and families on health education and disease preventionand after care*Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent or disabled patients*Medication administration, documentation and reassessment*Promote positive patient experience*Other job 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.*Ensures all duties, responsibilities and competencies are conducted in amanner that is effective and appropriate to patients/clients to whocare/service is being provided.*Demonstrates knowledge and applicability of the principles of growth anddevelopment over the life span, as well as demonstrating the ability toassess data reflecting the patient's status and interpreting appropriatecultural information of the patient(s) to whom care/ services is beingdelivered/provided.*Employee has completed and met their clinical competency standards*Ability to use medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care.*Skilled in maintaining effective working relationship with patients,employees, and the public.*Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations*Ability to interpret adapt and apply guidelines and procedures*Ability to communicate clearly.Computers and Technology*Microsoft Office Suite required.*EPIC documentation preferred.Education* Associate's Degree (Required) Completion of an accredited nursingeducation program that is accredited and satisfies the licensing requirementsof the Colorado State Board of Nursing for Registered Nurses. Bachelor'sdegree in Nursing (BSN) preferred. Experience: At least one-year RNexperience in a direct patient care setting required.* Bachelor's DegreeExperienceCredentials* Registered Nurse (Required) Active Registered Nurse (RN) License inthe State of Colorado or a participating compact state. National boardcertification is a preference and encouraged for staff nurses. ActiveRegistered Nurse (RN) License in the State of Colorado or a participatingcompact state. National board certification is a preference and encouraged forstaff nurses.* Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) from American Heart Association(Required) American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support forHealth Care Provider Certification/CPR. *Specialty certifications asrequired/recommended per unit. All Certifications and

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