Registered Nurse, Correctional Care Medical Facility - Nights

Denver Health
Denver, Colorado
Jul 21, 2021
Jul 30, 2021
Community Health
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you someone who values making a positive impact on the health and life of those in need? Are you motivated to provide quality treatment to residents and visitors of the great city of Denver? If so, Denver Health is looking for you! We are looking for the best of the best to join our team. You are the heartbeat of our organization and your time will be spent in a collaborative environment with high quality resources and a leadership team committed to your success.

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, you will utilize the nursing process to provide care to all correctional care patients with respect for their uniqueness using informed judgment, individual competence and qualifications, and collaboration with the health care team. You will play an intricate role in assessing patient's physical and psychological conditions on an ongoing basis throughout the continuum of care. You will document patient's medical status upon admission and throughout the patient's course of treatment. We are committed to adhering 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. You will apply critical thinking, evidence-based practices and competence to collaborate with the health care team to promote excellence in healthcare consumer safety and quality outcomes. On a daily basis you will utilize the Theory of Human Caring and Caritas in order to ensure the complete safety of our patients.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Please refer to ANA Scope and Standards of Practice.


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 required. Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred.


At least one-year RN experience in a direct patient care setting is required.


Active Registered Nurse (RN) License in the State of Colorado or a participating compact state required.

National board certification is a preference and encouraged for staff nurses.

American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS & ACLS) for Health Care Provider Certification/CPR required.

    *Specialty certifications as required/recommended per unit.

    All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.
Shift: Nights, 7pm - 7am. Any 3 days, Sunday through Saturday. Must work 4 weekend shifts per 4 week schedule.

Pay Range:

Minimum: 29.90

Midpoint: 37.40

Maximum: 44.90

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."

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