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Denver Health RN Registered Nurse - Surgical ICU in Denver, Colorado

RN Registered Nurse - Surgical ICU (Job ID: 4240)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."ResponsibilitiesKnowledge, Skills & Abilities: Refer to ANA Scope and Standards of Practice.Knowledge, Skills & AbilitiesExperience: at least 1 year RN in a direct patient care setting.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.* 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 Licenses required forthis job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment. AmericanHeart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support for Health Care ProviderCertification/CPR. *Specialty certifications as required/recommended perunit. All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be keptcurrent as a condition of continued employment.LocationConversionShiftNightsWork TypeFull timePay RangeMinimum: 29.50Midpoint: 35.92Maximum: 43.92All 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, efficient, high-quality academic healthcare system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Healthsystem includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bedacute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical responsesystem, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, theRocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public HealthDepartment, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is amission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in carefor the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader inperformance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, inpart, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles inhealthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, servingapproximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes awayfrom many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equalopportunity employer (EOE)."""Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employmentopportunities to all applicantsand employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does notdiscriminate against any employee orapplicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, nationalorigin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity,status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any ot