NURSE I - Bruce McCandless Veterans Community Living Center Print Apply NURSE I - Bruce McCandless Veterans Community Living Center Salary $5,266.00 - $7,706.00 Monthly Location Fremont County, CO Job Type Full Time Department Colorado Department of Human Services Job Number ILC 00014 6/24/2019 Closing 7/8/:59 PM Mountain + Description + Benefits + Questions Department Information This position is open only to Colorado state residents. About Us If your goal is to build a career that makes a difference, consider joining the dedicated people of the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS). Our professionals strive to design and deliver high quality human and health services that improve the safety, independence, and well-being of the people of Colorado. In addition to a great location and rewarding and meaningful work, we offer excellent benefits: In addition to rewarding and meaningful work, we offer excellent benefits: + Strong, secure, yet flexible retirement benefits including a PERA Defined Benefit Plan or PERA Defined Contribution Plan plus 401(k) and 457 plans + Medical and dental health plans + Employer supplemented Health Savings Account + Paid life insurance + Short- and long-term disability coverage + 10 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave + BenefitHub state employee discount program + CafeWell employee wellness program + Excellent work-life programs, such as flexible schedules, training and more *Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For more information, go to Our Culture & Environment Our vision is that the people of Colorado will be safe, healthy, and prepared to achieve their greatest aspirations. Through our core values listed below, CDHS staff are committed to: + Making decisions with, and acting in the best interests of the people we serve, because Colorado's success depends on their well-being + Sharing information, seeking input, and explaining our actions because we value accountability and transparency + Managing our resources efficiently because we value stewardship + Promoting a positive work environment, and supporting and developing employees, because their performance is essential to Colorado's success + Meaningfully engaging our partners and the people we serve because we must work together to achieve the best outcomes Committing to continuous learning because Coloradans deserve effective solutions today and forward-looking innovation for tomorrow Bruce McCandless State Veterans Community Living Center is a State-owned and operated skilled-nursing facility dedicated to serving those who have served us. Our Eden Mission is to honor and respect those living and working in our home through companionship, empowerment and individualized care while providing a comfortable and safe place to live. Description of Job The purpose of this work unit is to honor and respect those living and working in our home through companionship, empowerment and individualized care while providing a comfortable and safe place. Primary Job Duties: This position exists to provide professional services to the facility residents, which include assessment and specialized nursing care consistent with the standards of the profession, legal and regulatory requirements. + Perform charge nurse duties in a specific neighborhood on assigned shift. + Assures compliance with facility policies and procedures within the parameters of Nurse I knowledge and skills to ensure resident needs are met. + Evaluates daily workload and prioritizes assignments with available staff. + Assists in the delegation of duties to provide the most effective coverage to ensure quality and continuity of care. + Documents current, accurate and pertinent information, e.g. care and treatment provided to individual residents. + Indicates specific change in resident's status, medications and physicians orders. + Reports abnormality in resident's health status indicated by signs, symptoms, vital signs and laboratory reports. + Monitors the clinical, physical and environmental safety of all residents through assessments and regularly scheduled rounds. + Performs both admission and ongoing assessments during clinical stay, identifying critical incidents, emergencies, acute illnesses, behavior changes and implementing nursing interventions and physician referrals. + Performs prescribed, specialized treatments and ensures safe and accurate medication administration. + Reviews and audits specific activities to determine compliance with policies and standards of care as part of a department quality assurance activity. + Provides active listening and communication, support and encouragement to residents and families regarding their concerns by both phone and personal contact. + Attends inservices, workshops, teleconferences, webinars, and demonstrations that enhance and increase the knowledge of the nurse to assist in understanding rules, regulations, policies and procedures that directly affects the facility and the care of the residents. Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: Current, valid licensure as a Registered Nurse from the Colorado Board of Nursing or any state participating in the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC). Substitutions: There is no substitution for the required license. This position requires the following as Conditions of Employment: + Must pass a Colorado Bureau of Investigations and a Federal Bureau of Investigations background check as a condition of employment. Included in the background check is a current and/or previous employer check. Your current and/or previous employers within the past 10 years at a minimum must be listed on your job application (most recent in descending order), even if the job or duties are unrelated to the position for which you are applying. Incomplete employer information (address, phone number, and supervisor) or omission of former employers may result in a disqualification of your application. + Must complete and pass a Drug Screen. + Must complete and pass TB test. + Must possess a Colorado Driver's License. + Must maintain a current and active Registered Nurse License. + Must maintain a current CPR Card and perform CPR adequate compressions and ventilations per CPR guidelines. + \"Essential Service Designation\": you will be required to report without delay or interruption to provide essential or emergency services to ensure health, safety, and welfare. + This is a 24/7 facility. Must be able to work any and all shifts: day, evening and night shifts to include holiday and weekends as needed. + Special Qualifications - Explain: Must possess a valid Registered Nurse License (RN) from the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies or any state participating in the Nurse Licensure Compact in good standing. Qualification cannot be obtained during probationary/trial service period. A Colorado RN license is necessary to perform the essential functions of the job. + Former State employees who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination must disclose the information on the application and provide an explanation why the prior termination or resignation should not disqualify the applicant from the current position. Absent extraordinary circumstances, prior disciplinary termination or resignation in lieu of termination will disqualify the applicant from future State employment with CDHS. APPEAL RIGHTS: If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination. Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging. Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at A standard appeal form is available at: If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: . Phone: . The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination. Supplemental Information How to Apply (PLEASE READ CAREFULLY) Applicants are required to attach a cover letter and resume to their application. Please note that ONLY your State of Colorado job application will be reviewed during the initial screening; if you submit a resume and cover letter, they will be reviewed in later stages of the selection process. Therefore, it is paramount that you clearly describe all of your relevant experience on the application itself. Applications left blank or marked \"SEE RESUME\" will not be considered. Your application will be reviewed against the minimum qualifications for the position. If your application demonstrates that you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be invited to the comparative analysis process, which is described below. 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