SCL Health Registered Nurse RN Surgical Unit in Denver, Colorado

The Surgical unit at St. Joseph Hospital is a 34 bed unit that sees allgeneral surgical cases to include trachs, wound care, drains, ENT,lung surgery, gall bladder, appendix, and bariatric which can be as highas 30% of the surgical cases. This is a strong, dedicated team that valuesexcellent patient care above all else. Join us! Apply today!Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofithealth ca Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our richheritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that valuesperson-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winningcombination as we bring health and hope to our patients. Fast Facts * Denver (estab.1873) * Largest acute care provider in Denver area * 2,397 associates, 1,332 medical staff, 108 residents * 371 beds * New $623 million, 360-bed, 826,000-square-foot replacementfacility (December 2014) Services & Expertise * Breast Care Center * Cardiovascular Services * Center for Women and Infants * Comprehensive Cancer Center * Emergency Services * Medical Imaging * Orthopedics * Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery * Rehabilitation * Surgical Care * Weight Loss Surgery Center Kudos: Saint Joseph Hospital offers excellence across the continuum ofcare for patients.Visit: WEBSITE The Registered Nurse will provide direct patient care, meetingboth psychological and physical needs of the patients in accordance withphysicians orders, Joint Commission, OSHA, nursing and departmentguidelines. The RN fulfills these duties to contribute to the continuity andquality of care which fosters the best interest and well-being of all patientsand their families. * Conduct and document a thorough assessment of each patients medicalstatus upon admission and throughout the patients course of treatment. * Assist in the development and implementation of an individualizedtreatment plan for each assigned patient. * Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelinesdescribed. * Complete required documentation in an accurate and timely manner. * Oversee care delivered by Licensed Practical Nurses and CertifiedNursing Assistants. * Attend and participate in clinical team conferences regarding patientprogress, problems and needs. * Act in compliance with hospital, regulatory and professionalstandards and guidelines. * Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to disciplineand responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency. * Adheres to facility policies and procedures and participates infacility quality improvement and safety programs. * Perform other duties, as assigned. The information above is for summary purposes, and is notintended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions. * Associate's degree in nursing, required * Bachelor's degree in nursing, required within 5 years of employment * Valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of practice, required * Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, required * Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, required * One (1) year of RN experience in an acute or sub-acute/LTAChospital setting, requiredSCL Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,religion, sex, or national origin.Employer's Job# 17003530Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOEstatement.