Welcome to Centura Health:At Centura Health, we're on a mission to heal individuals and uplift communities. We have locations throughout Colorado, Utah, and western Kansas, giving you opportunity to grow your career and impact the communities you serve. We deliver the same high standard of care to our employees as we do to our patients. With 25 hospitals, home care and hospice care, medical clinics, flight care, telehealth and over 100 physician practices, join us where your opportunities are endless!Flourishing Begins Here:*Qualified external applicants with at least six months of direct RN experience are eligible for up to a $20,000 sign-on bonus!** Based on your location you may also be eligible for an additional relocation bonus up to $8,000! *some exclusions may apply *To be eligible for the sign-on bonus, you must be hired into a full-time or part-time position; PRN positions are not eligible. Some exclusions may apply. The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Porter Adventist Hospital is a patient centered, results oriented unit, which utilizes exceptional teamwork daily. The ICU cares for all adult patient populations in the 36-bed combined ICU/SDU (Step Down Unit). As the only ICU in the hospital, this includes cardiac, pulmonary, renal, neurological, medical and surgical patients. Surgical services include open heart, ortho, spine and transplant surgeries. Porter is the only Centura Health System hospital with an organ transplant program (liver/ kidney/pancreas) and a nurse-led ECMO program. The ICU manages a multitude of advanced devices including IABP, CRRT, Arctic Sun, Impella and Tandem Heart. This provides a unique opportunity for nurses to train and care for both the critical medical and surgical populations. The SDU population is primarily comprised of cardiovascular surgery and vascular patients, and patients with complex, medical comorbidities. The ICU/SDU team prides itself in building collaborative relationships amongst peers and other care team providers. The ICU/SDU strongly encourages professional development and supports nurses financially and personally to obtain specialty nursing certifications such as CCRN. The ICU/SDU team believes excellence and compassion for patients and peers are the keys to success. Job 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.What You Bring/Job Requirements:In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following: * RN License required; Current state nursing licenses or RN license from a participating state in the National Licensure Compact, * *Colorado Only:* RNs working in Colorado under a multi-state license must obtain their CO RN license within 30 days of establishing residency, i.e., drivers license, register to vote, etc. Compact to Compact. Upon issuance of a new multistate license, the former license is inactivated. For more information visit [Colorado Board of Nursing - Compact Licensure ](https://dpo.colorado.gov/Nursing/Compact)* Nursing Diploma or Associates Degree in Nursing required; Bachelors Degree in Nursing preferred* Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing required for new graduates, preferred for experienced RN's* BLS from the American Heart Association required* ACLS from the American Heart Association required within 6 months of hire* NIHSS required within 6 months of hire* TCAR required within 6 months of hire* One year RN ICU experience preferred* Nursing skills and knowledge base specific to specialtyPhysical Requirements - Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly)Your Connected Community:Located in central Denver's historic Washington Park residential neighborhood, Porter Adventist Hospital associates enjoy beautiful surroundings, leading technology, outstanding leadership, and easy access to everything great central Denver has to offer. Magnet® designated since 2009, Porter is a 368-bed acute-care referral center specializing in cancer care, joint replacement, spinal care and advanced robotic surgery, Porter Adventist Hospital treats some of the region's most complex medical cases and surgical patients. Porter's Heart and Vascular Institute is the first and only program in Colorado to receive full Failure Accreditation status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.Porter has received numerous awards and honors including: Healthgrades Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ for 8 Years in a Row (2015-2022); Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Joint Replacement for 8 Years in a Row (2015-2022); Five-Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement & Hip Replacement for 8 Years in a Row (2015-2022); Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack and Heart Failure in 2022; Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Sepsis for 9 Years in a Row (2014-2022); Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Respiratory Failure for 7 Years in a Row (2016-2022).Pay Range:$30.25 - $50.81 / hourCaring for Your Whole Well Being:At Centura, we offer incredible benefits that impact mind, body, and spirit to eligible associates. Our total rewards are designed with your well-being in mind and include Health Insurance Plan Options, Dental, Vision, 401K with generous matching, a Daycare FSA that includes a company contribution, Tuition Reimbursement, Student Loan Forgiveness and so much more! You can find a comprehensive list of our benefits [HERE.](https://centura.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=447276&hashed=-1090637925)
As the largest health care system in Colorado and western Kansas, working at Centura Health is more than a job. You and your colleagues will be connected in service and spirit, delivering on a promise to provide high-quality health care that is accessible, enabling and dedicated to healing the whole person. •With 17 hospitals and 250+ provider locations spanning Colorado and western Kansas, Centura Health is the largest health care system in the area. We are powered by incredible 6,000+ physicians and 21,000 best hearts & minds in health care on a mission to build flourishing communities & whole person care.