Under general supervision, the professional nurse adheres to the American
Nurses Association (ANA) standards of professional nursing and performance,
and the ANA Code of Ethics to provide care to all healthcare consumers.
Applies critical thinking, evidence-based practices and competence to
collaborate with the health care team to promote excellence in healthcare
consumer safety and quality outcomes. Utilizes the Theory of Human Caring and
Caritas in daily practice. “Jean Watson, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN, Founder /
Director, Watson Caring Science Institute.”
• Associate’s Degree (Required) Completion of an accredited nursing education
program that is accredited and satisfies the licensing requirements of the
Colorado State Board of Nursing for Registered Nurses. Bachelor’s degree in
Nursing (BSN) preferred.
At least 1 year RN in a direct patient care setting.
Active Registered Nurse (RN) License in the State of Colorado or a
participating compact state. National board certification is a preference and
encouraged for staff nurses. Active Registered Nurse (RN) License in the State
of Colorado or a participating compact state. National board certification is
a preference and encouraged for staff nurses.
* Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) from American Heart Association (Required)
*All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment
drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health
care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health
system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed
acute care medical center, Denver’s 911 emergency medical response system, 8
family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain
Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The
Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-
driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the
uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and
quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its
nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver
Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000
individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from
many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal
opportunity employer (EOE).
“Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment
opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal
Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or
applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin,
religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis
of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.”