1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
RN Step Up Unit Job
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Centura Health | Littleton, CO
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Job Description

Ortho Colorado Hospital is this state’s only specialty orthopedic surgical hospital. Created by physicians in partnership with Centura Health, Ortho Colorado integrates state-of-the-art technology and award-winning care into a 48-bed facility designed around the seven essential elements of true healing: nature, color, light, environment, security, way-finding and culture. Located on the recently-built St. Anthony Medical Campus in Denver’s western suburb of Lakewood, Ortho Colorado is serviced by light rail transportation (for an easy commute) and surrounded by great dining, shopping, residential areas and easy access to nearby destinations like Red Rocks Amphitheatre, historic downtown Golden, and the beautiful town of Evergreen.

Job Description/Job Posting ID: 53297

Recruiter Contact: AmandaStafford@centura.org

Clinic/Department: 6217 ORTHOCOLO ORTHO UNIT 

Hospital: OrthoColorado Hospital 

Schedule: Full Time; 3, 12 hour shifts/week

Shift: Nights, 7p-7a

Position summary

Assumes responsibility and accountability for facilitating, communicating, and collaborating with both the healthcare team, and the patient/family to identify and meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the patient.  Promotes the optimal health, well-being and safety of the patient through use of the nursing process and in accordance with patient care standards, guidelines and the State Nurse Practice Act. Demonstrates personal accountability for relationship-based care, organizational mission, and core values.

education requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

  • BSN preferred

work experience requirements

  • Two years nursing experience in an acute care facility required

  • Intermediate Care (Step Down, Progressive Care, etc), or ICU experience preferred

  • Nursing skills and knowledge base specific to specialty


  • Current Colorado RN license

  • Current BLS certification from American Heart Association required

  • ACLS certification required within 1 month of date of hire



Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs 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.