Manages the clinical, personnel and financial operations of the assigned area in compliance with Policies and Procedures set forth by DHHA, Department of Nursing and the appropriate area. Supervises and directs all related activities in the assigned area according to the standards, philosophy, and objectives of the agency and department. Manages all aspects of environmental control, staff personnel assistance to physicians, material, and equipment. Analyzes and evaluates service for quality improvement. Works directly with the reporting leader to maintain departmental budget.
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has
Education: Completion of a nursing education program that satisfies the licensing requirements of the Colorado State Board of Nursing for Registered Nurses. If hired after September 1, 2010 Bachelors Degree in related field required, Master's preferred.
Experience: Typically, five years of nursing experience; including two years nursing leadership experience preferred. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements. Skilled in budget preparation/financial analysis, decision making regarding appropriateness of care review, assist with research design planning, and analyzing and generating quality improvement reports. Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other internal and external team members to ensure timelines are met. Ability to act as a resource to staff for clinical, operational and administrative questions. Able to effectively recruit, develop, and retain staff.
Certifications and Licenses: (Required at time of hire) Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Provider Certification/CPR. Active Registered Nurse (RN) License in the State of Colorado or a participating compact state.
Depending on the needs of the assigned area incumbents in this job title may be required to obtain additional certifications or training in one or more specialty areas within 6 months of hire. Examples include:
ACLS: MICU, PACU areas, Adult Urgent Care, Anesthesiology, Cardiology, CCT, DIA Clinic, ED, Nursing Admin Support, OR, Progressive Care Unit, Acute Care Units with Telemetry, and SICU.
PALS: MICU, PACU areas, Pediatrics, Anesthesiology, CCT, DECC, and ED
NRP: Labor & Delivery, Mom/Baby, NICU, OB Screening, and DECC.
TNCC: ED ENPC: DECC and ED
CAC: Denver CARES
All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.
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.”