Virtual RN-Full Time-Days-St. Anthony North Hospital

Lakewood, CO
Feb 10, 2018
Mar 10, 2018
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

Job Description/Job Posting ID: 123204

Recruiter Contact: Madelyn Huggins

Clinic/Department: 6218 SAH 7TH FLOOR MED SURG


Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days


The Virtual RN will develop the plan of care and provide comprehensive care coordination and supervisory oversight of the care of the patients remotely on an inpatient unit. The Virtual RN will support the virtual care model to include a Virtual Command Center (VCC) where the virtual nurse will direct the care of the patient. The Virtual RN nurse will interact with the care team and patients, families, and care providers for the purpose of meeting the needs of the patient. The Virtual RN assumes accountability for patient care outcomes through the assimilation and application of evidence based practice to design, implement, and evaluate patient plans of care in a virtual environment setting. The Virtual RN will design, implement, and evaluate patient care by coordinating, delegating and supervising the care provided by the care team, including registered nurses, technicians, and other health professionals. A high degree of professional competence and autonomy will be demonstrated in performing the roles of 1) clinician, 2) educator, 3) consultant/collaborator, 4) leader.


  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

  • BSN preferred


3 years of RN experience in an acute care setting

2 years RN team leadership experience

1 year of nurse educator experience preferred Ability to demonstrate at least intermediate computer skills and comfort with working with Windows operating systems, medical record technology and ease of familiarity with tele/virtual monitoring equipment

Ability to receive and understand information relayed through oral or electronic communication and excellent communication skills to relay information electronically or verbally to the interdisciplinary care team


  • Current Colorado RN license

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from American Heart Association

  • ACLS certification required within 6 months of hire


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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