Registered Nurse - Day & Night Shift - $10,000 Sign on Bonus!
Colorado Acute Long Term Hospital
September 17, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Colorado Acute Long Term Hospital is a 63-bed hospital in Denver, Colorado, providing high acuity care for patients requiring intensive medical, nursing, respiratory and therapy services. We focus on meeting the needs of all our partners in care, including the physician, patient and the patient's family. The facility was renovated in early 2008 to include private rooms for all patients, specialized bariatric rooms, a 10-bed intensive care unit, in-house radiology and CT scanner, in-house pharmacy and a procedure room. We are accredited by The Joint Commission and Medicare certified.
Colorado Acute Long Term Hospital is conveniently located just minutes from downtown Denver with easy access from both I-70 and I-25. We overlook picturesque Sloan’s Lake and offer views of both the majestic Rocky Mountains to the west and the scenic downtown Denver skyline to the east.
General Summary: The Registered Nurse (RN) assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and provides nursing care to assigned patients utilizing the nursing process to facilitate the patient’s progression toward optimal health. The RN provides, directs and guides patient/family teaching and discharge planning to prepare the patient for self, home or further professional care. The RN is active in department activities, transdisciplinary team activities, and LifeCare activities to ensure individualized, patient-centered health care for all patient populations admitted to LifeCare Hospital.
Patient Population: Delivers direct patient care appropriate to the patients served. The ages of the patients served are adult (18-65 years of age) and geriatric (65 and older).
Demonstrates proper utilization of the nursing process and performs skills reflected and validated by the RN competency checklist.
Assists other RN’s, LPN/LVN’s, PCT’s and CNA's in the care of the patient.
Plans patient care for assigned shift to facilitate proper utilization of time, resources, manpower, and supplies to ensure patient receives appropriate, quality care.
Performs 24-hour Chart Checks as assigned to ensure that orders are written, signed and taken off properly as per LifeCare policy and procedure.
Ensures patient safety at all times by notifying the Charge Nurse of any risk factors seen, initiating and maintaining appropriate safety measures as outlined in LifeCare’s policies and procedures.
Demonstrates knowledge and utilization of safe medication administration, adhering to LifeCare’s policies and procedures.
Completes documentation and communicates concisely adhering to the nursing standards of practice.
Adheres to LifeCare policies, procedures, all safety plans and all standards imposed by regulatory organizations.
Experience: Six to twelve months of experience in a clinical setting
Education: Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing
Licensure/Certification: Current RN license in state where currently practicing. Current BLS certification. Obtain ACLS within six months of hire date
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About Colorado Acute Long Term Hospital
Colorado Acute Long Term Hospital is a 63-bed hospital in Denver, Colorado, providing high acuity care for patients requiring intensive medical, nursing, respiratory and therapy services. Our hospital specializes in the treatment of medically complex patients who require extended hospitalization. We are passionate about giving our patients the best chance at recovery from an acute injury or illness by providing early and aggressive intervention in a critical care setting.
If you share our commitment to compassionate, personalized, life-changing healthcare, we invite you to explore the employment opportunities available at Colorado Acute Long Term Hospital.