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Denver Health LPN Licensed Practical Nurse in Denver, Colorado

LPN Licensed Practical Nurse (Job ID: 3119)Job Summary:Under close supervision of an RN or Charge Nurse, provides direct patientcare in accordance with established plans. Assists RNs and Care Providers withprocedures, medication administration, phlebotomy, and limitedlaboratory procedures.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Knowledge of appropriate charting procedures. Interpersonal communicationskills to communicate with hospital staff and diverse patient population.Clerical skills. Ability to assist patient with personal hygiene. Ability totransport patients, specimens and supplies to and from various areas asnecessary. Knowledge of IV introduction. Ability to monitor IVs on assignedpatients once IV certification is received.Education:High school diploma or GED required.Completion of a nursing education programthat satisfies the licensing requirements of the Colorado State Board ofNursing for Licensed Practical Nurse required.Experience:Typically, one year directly related experience.Credentials:Active Licensed Practical Nurse License in the state of Colorado or qualifyingcompact state required.Current Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider Certification/CPR fromAmerican Heart Association or Red Cross required.Location: Denver Sheriffs City and County jailsShift: Day and night shifts. 12 hour shifts/ 6-630. Must work 4 weekendshifts per self/scheduling period (4 weeks).Work Type: Full timePay Range:Minimum: 19.51Midpoint: 22.93Maximum: 26.34All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employmentdrug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic healthcare system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Healthsystem includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bedacute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical responsesystem, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, theRocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public HealthDepartment, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is amission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in carefor the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader inperformance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, inpart, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles inhealthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, servingapproximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes awayfrom many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equalopportunity employer (EOE)."""Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employmentopportunities to all applicantsand employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does notdiscriminate against any employee orapplicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, nationalorigin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity,status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, stateor local protected class."