Centura Health RN Home Visitor in Denver, Colorado

St. Anthony Hospital is located in the western Denver suburb of Lakewood and is a Level I Trauma Center with four dedicated trauma rooms including the T-10 room, a dedicated field-to-surgery suite ready 24/7 for trauma surgeons and specially trained teams who provide life-saving care to the most severely ill and injured patients. St. Anthony proudly provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Denver and the surrounding region with a state-of-the-art medical campus. If you’re looking to be part of a fast-paced environment where you can practice to the top of your profession in trauma, cardiology, stroke, neurosciences, breast imaging, cancer/oncology care, surgery and more, we encourage you to apply. In addition to a new campus, supportive team and faith-based mission, we’re proud to be the recipient of numerous awards, certifications and accreditations from the American Heart Association; Chest Pain Center (CPC); American College of Cardiology; The Joint Commission’s National Quality Approval; Healthgrades (for Stroke, Critical Care and Prostate Surgery Excellence); the Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award; NAPBC Accreditation; American College of Radiology and many others. For more information about St. Anthony Hospital, visit http://www.stanthonyhosp.org/.

_Job Description/Job Posting ID: 131460_

_Recruiter Contact:_ MadelynHuggins@centura.org

_Clinic/Department:_* 8834 SAH NURSE HOME VISITOR PROG*

_Hospital:_* ST ANTHONY MEDICAL CAMPUS*

_Schedule:_ Full Time, M-F 8:00 - 4:30

_Shift:_ Days

_Position Summary_

The nurse is responsible for providing comprehensive community health-nursing services through home visits to women and their families enrolled in the NFP in accord with program goals, objectives and protocols.

_Minimum Education Requirements_

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing,

_Minimum Experience Requirements_

  • Experience working in public health, including home visitation

  • Experience in providing maternal and child health services, particularly in a community/public health setting

  • Experience in working with diverse populations, communities and organizations

  • Bi-lingual Spanish ability preferred

_License/Certifications_

  • Current BLS from American Heart Association

  • Current Colorado nursing license

_Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )_

  • Provides nurse home visitation services to a caseload of 25 or more active clients during their pregnancy and until the child is 2 years old.*

  • Assessment of physical, emotional, social and environment needs of women and their families as they relate to health and life course development.*

  • Assisting women and their families to establish realistic goals and measurable outcomes for promoting their health and life course development.*

  • Counseling and instruction to assist women and their families in attaining targeted goals, in areas including prenatal and postpartum care, nutrition, parenting, well-child care, family planning, and special health problems.

  • Evaluation of client's and families progress toward goals; revises plan of care as appropriate.*

  • Development of a working relationship with clients and their families in order to promote problem-solving competence.*

  • Promotion of involvement of other family members in the pregnancy, birth and early child care.*

  • Records nursing activities in timely manner and in accord with project protocols.*

  • Links women and families with community resources, which are relevant to their specific needs.*

  • Consults and collaborates with other professionals involved in providing services to women and families in the caseload.*

  • Assumes responsibility for ongoing learning and professional development in relation to program implementation.*

_Physical Requirements_

  • Light Work - exert/lift up to 20 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs. frequently

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.