Welcome to Centura Health:Welcome to the largest health care system in Colorado and Western Kansas, with over 900 physicians and 21,000 of the best hearts and minds in health care. Through our 19 hospitals, neighborhood health centers, physician practices and clinics, and Flight for Life® CO, our caregivers make the region's best health care accessible. We're on a mission to build flourishing communities and whole person care. Welcome to Centura Health.Flourishing Begins Here:*Qualified external applicants with at least six months of direct RN experience are eligible for 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. Apply to chat with a recruiter about the details! The Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) at Penrose Hospital houses 33-beds in a Level II Trauma and Primary Stroke Center. The ICU nurses specialize in caring for a broad spectrum of patients that require extensive monitoring and an advanced level of care. Our patient population may include medical, surgical, trauma, stroke and post-operative cardio-thoracic. Our nurses provide care to trauma patients ages 15 years and older and medical/surgical patients ages 18 years and older. The diverse patient population empowers nurses to develop an expansive skillset. ICU nurses encounter a variety of cardiac and vascular patients that have undergone Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG), transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), valve repairs, aortic aneurysm repair, as well as those that require Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps (IAPB), Impella (left ventricular assistive device), and Continuous Venous-Venous Hemodialysis (CVVHD/CRRT). Stroke care offers both systemic and intracerebral tPA and Neuro Interventional Radiology procedures (NIR). We believe in a multi-disciplinary approach to provide excellent patient care.Our interdepartmental relationships allow our associates to treat patients and families with a wholeperson care approach. The team works together towards a shared goal of excellent patient experience and a welcoming workplace environment. The ICU leadership and clinical teams promote shared governance through dynamic unit and hospital committee involvement. Nurses are encouraged to further their education and career through certification and continuing education. We look for candidates that are eager to learn, are team-players and are on a mission to deliver exceptional compassionate patient care. Job Summary: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. 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 upon hire or within 6 months of hire* NIHSS required upon hire or within 6 months of hire* TNCC or TCAR required upon hire or 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:Penrose - St. Francis Health Services is a full-service, 522-bed acute care provider in Colorado Springs comprised of Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. Penrose Hospital serves as the anchor hospital of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services with 364-licensed beds and the ability to provide tertiary (high tech) medical-surgical services with an emphasis on elective and outpatient care. Established in 1890, Penrose Hospital has grown to become a major health treatment and referral center, specializing in cancer care, cardiac care, emergency trauma care and physical rehabilitation. 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.