Welcome to Centura Health:Welcome to Centura Health - the largest health ecosystem in Colorado and Kansas. Welcome to living your mission among thousands of people on fire to live theirs too. Welcome to options and possibility where you can chart the direction and flow of your career. Welcome to the freedom to believe in what you believe, and welcome to a family guided by shared values and a commitment to extending the healing ministry of Christ. Welcome to extremely important industry challenges and opportunities to solve complex problems. Welcome to highly intelligent teams and overflowing community. And welcome to wholeness of mind, body and spirit. Welcome to Centura Health.Flourishing Begins Here:Centura Health's nurses have the right resources and leadership to practice at the top of their license with an organization that is consistently raising the bar on care excellence. Our system includes several Magnet®-designated facilities (with more hospitals on the Magnet® journey) and provides nurses with development, cross-training and options to flex and advance throughout their career journey. This position 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. You will promote 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, and demonstrate 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 * One year 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:When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Health's connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality. The Surgical Floor 9 Department at Penrose Hospital is a 23-bed unit, where we care for general surgery patients with surgeries such as bowel resections, ostomy creations, urological surgeries, gyn surgeries and trauma patients. Caring for these patients builds a strong base of knowledge and skills for nurses that includes care of drains, wound vacs, central line and tube feedings. We manage patients' pain with many different modalities. Discharge education begins when the patient is admitted to the unit. The nurses are focused on educating patients and families to help the patient with a successful recovery. The nursing team collaborates with the physicians in the patient's Plan of Care. The nursing team on the 9th floor is supportive of each other on the floor in coordinating care and the team builds relationships personally. The skills and assessments acquired on this unit builds a strong resume if a nurse has goals to transition to critical care nursing.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.