Registered Nurse - RN - Metro Denver Area 9/2/2016

SCL Health Denver, CO

Company
SCL Health
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
16005475
Location
Denver, CO
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Associates Degree
AJE Ref #
576068073

JOB DESCRIPTION

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SCL Health Registered Nurses provide direct patient care, meeting both psychological and physical needs of the patients in accordance with physicians orders, Joint Commission, OSHA, nursing and department guidelines. Our RNs fulfills these duties to contribute to the continuity and quality of care which fosters the best interest and well-being of all patients and their families.

* Conduct and document a thorough assessment of each patients medical status upon admission and throughout the patients course of treatment.
* Assist in the development and implementation of an individualized treatment plan for each assigned patient.
* Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelines described.
* Complete required documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
* Oversee care delivered by Licensed Practical Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants.
* Attend and participate in clinical team conferences regarding patient progress, problems and needs.
* Act in compliance with hospital, regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.
* Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency.
* Adheres to facility policies and procedures and participates in facility quality improvement and safety programs.
* Performs other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications

* Associate's degree in nursing, with requirement to obtain BSN within 5 years of employment
* Bachelor's degree in nursing, preferred
* One (1) year of recent experience in an acute setting, required
* Valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of practice, required
* Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, required
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, required