RN/ Registered Nurse Charge (Ortho Neuro)

Colorado Springs, CO
Nov 12, 2017
Nov 20, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is a full-service, 522-bed acute care provider in Colorado Springs comprised of Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. Penrose Hospital serves as the anchor hospital of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services with 364-licensed beds and the ability to provide tertiary (high tech) medical-surgical services with an emphasis on elective and outpatient care. Established in 1890, Penrose Hospital has grown to become a major health treatment and referral center, specializing in cancer care, cardiac care, emergency trauma care and physical rehabilitation. In 2008 we opened St. Francis Medical Center to keep pace with the growing needs of the Colorado Springs’ community on the north side of the city. St. Francis Medical Center features 172-beds and offers a modern Birth Center, Level IIIA Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Care Unit, Emergency Department, Level III Trauma Center, Imaging Services, Surgical Services, and Critical Care Unit. It is also serves as Southern Colorado’s home base for the Flight For Life® Colorado air medical helicopter service. It’s an incredible time to join us as we celebrate our sixth consecutive year as one of “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” by Healthgrades and recent Magnet Hospital designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for superior quality in nursing care. With 300+ days of annual sunshine, mild winters and easy access places like Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods and some of Colorado’s top destination resorts, you will enjoy an incredible lifestyle while having the career you’ve always wanted. For more information about Penrose – St. Francis Health Services, visit http://www.penrosestfrancis.org/.

Job Description/Job Posting ID: 115551

Recruiter Contact: Stephanie Calli stephaniecalli@centura.org

Clinic/Department: 6217 PSF 10 NORTH SOUTH ORTHO UNIT


Schedule: Part Time

Shift: Nights


Oversees admission, discharges, throughput, care quality and most shift operational activities.  Supervises nursing service activities in patient unit for the duration of one shift and/or in the absence of the manager.  Provides professional nursing care for patients as needed.  Assesses plans, evaluates, and documents the nursing process as needed.  Responsible for ensuring patient care is delivered in accordance with quality standards on the shift.  May be responsible for scheduling staff.  Effectively recommends performance evaluations on staff to department manager.  Has decision making authority for assigned shifts.



BSN required – Must be enrolled in program within 90 days of accepting role.  BSN program must be completed within 3 years.



  • 3 years related department experience

  • 1 year of previous Surgery experience; unless hired through Perioperative Clinical Residency Program

  • Leadership skills

  • Problem-solving and conflict resolution skills



  • Colorado Nursing License

  • ACLS  Preferred

  • BLS



Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly.


Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 

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